Selected Works

Travel Writing
A guidebook writer on assignment in China when the Sichuan earthquake struck takes comfort in the sights and sounds of daily life.
For traveling families, homestays offer not just a place to sleep, but also an insider's look into another community and culture.
This yachtsmen's paradise is also a family playground.
Savoring the sweet taste of Paris.
Food Writing
Izakayas are firing up the Vancouver food scene, one blow-torched mackerel at a time.
From pig ears to pupusas -- exploring ethnic breakfast spots around Boston.
An immigrant influx broadens the dining horizons on Cape Cod.
Other Feature Writing
From shelters to farms to TV studios, kids are pitching in with Mom and Dad.
When a server in a Rhode Island ice cream shop asks if you want a cabinet, is she offering you a drink or a place to store your backpack?
Vancouver’s home-grown Cupcakes bakery has gone from wild idea to urban icon.


The Week the Earth Shook
Perceptive Travel magazine

Homestay Sweet Homestay
FamilyFun magazine

The City of Chocolate
Travelers' Tales Paris

Wake Up to the World
The Boston Globe

A New Kettle of Fish
The Boston Globe

Icing on the Cake
Harmony in-flight magazine

Chicken lady in the Heihe market, near the Chinese-Russian border

Skating at the Temple of Bliss, Harbin, China

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