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Some wintery photos from one of the times I had visited Colorado, when we stayed at a cabin in the woods and took a walk at night just to photograph lots and lots of snow. I love embracing winter. If you can’t beat it, you might as well join it, right?

It’s been awhile but I’ve been really excited to share this one. I worked with Homepolish, a cutting-edge interior design company based out of New York, to photograph their first Boston project. It was a bright, industrial loft space, with a cute little French Bulldog named Milo that stole the show. See more about the project at the Homepolish website.

A few photos from our hiking trip this summer in Dominica, an island in the Caribbean that I hadn’t even heard of until recently. It’s called the Nature Island, and just looking at these photos is making me wish I could smell the lemongrass, fruit trees and flowers again. The last day’s hike required an experienced guide, and our guide Justin took us through the appropriately named Valley of Desolation to the island’s Boiling Lake (only one of two in the world).

I was in the Berkshires for a wedding a few weeks ago, and I ended up staying at the cutest place. The Briarcliff Motel in Great Barrington is a breath of fresh air. The owners, Richard and Clare, took a 1960s motel and renovated it into something stylish and modern with just the right dose of Berkshires coziness. A modern stone firepit greets you when you drive in, and there’s excellent coffee, scones, and homemade granola for breakfast. Richard and Clare also offer suggestions for what to do in the area. We hiked Monument Mountain, conveniently right across the street, and also walked the trail through Ice Glen in Stockbridge, which was the prettiest little hike teeming with ferns.

I’m a bit of a waterfall junkie so last year I crossed something off the bucket list and visited Iguazú Falls in South America, on the border between Argentina and Brazil. It was one of the coolest experiences of my life. The travel site Fathom recently published an article about my visit, you can read it on Fathom’s site here, and you can also see my original Iguazú Falls travel post here.