The Secret of Uncertainty (BBC Travel), An Oyster Lover’s Guide to Ireland (AFAR), Rafting in the Grand Canyon (New York Times)

A couple favorites from late 2017 and early 2018: How an Italian Town Changed Me (BBC Travel): Everywhere I went, I walked in her footsteps. She stepped on these same stones, past the Roman-era thermal baths, beyond the church, to the 15th-Century castle in the heart of the town. When I pictured her, she was no longer the white-haired octogenarian I knew from my childhood, but a 25-year-old newlywed with her whole life ahead of her. In the first days of my honeymoon, I travelled to the region of Abruzzo in central Italy to retrace the same steps my great-grandmother Filomena…

A Trail of Lighthouses in Ireland (NYT), Mezcal at the Source (FT), and Chicken Advice (Bon Appetit)

A few favorites from fall 2016. Keeping the Fire of Irish Lighthouses Alive (New York Times) A narrative story exploring Ireland’s coastline with lighthouses guiding the way. These historic landmarks now host hotels and self-catering apartments, offering a glimpse into the life of a lighthouse keeper. Mezcal at the Source (Financial Times): In the hills of Oaxaca, I visited a mezcal distillery to witness an agave roast and taste the smoky spirit at the source. When to Order the Chicken? (Bon Appetit): An exceptional roasted chicken at Raoul’s in SoHo inspires an investigation into how chicken has evolved in restaurants….

Miami Deals (NYT), Dublin in the Wee Hours (AFAR), Teeling Whiskey (VICE), and Dublin’s Creative Side (Conrad Magazine)

Here are a few favorites from the first half of 2016 (with more to come on recent trips to the Galapagos, Oaxaca, Montana, and the west of Ireland). During Miami’s Low Season, Discounts at Hotels and Spas (New York Times): A value-focused story on all the fabulous deals in Miami during the summer low season, including Spa week, ridiculous hotel discounts and upgrades, and Miami Spice. An Up-All-Night Guide to Dublin (AFAR-July/August 2016): An all-night itinerary for visitors that want to experience Dublin beyond the pub. These Brothers are Trying to Revolutionize Irish Whiskey (VICE-Munchies): An exploration of what the…