What if I told you that by becoming a beacon of light and love, you would multiply the love available to you and begin helping other people clear out their own overgrown paradises? It's true, have you ever noticed that smiles and laughter are contagious? Those are expressions of love, so let's spread them.
Some of the things most worthy of our attention live ever out of eye-shot.
A collection of pictures taken in the alpine meadows of Ouray, Colorado.
When I'm in a restaurant, there's a moment, just as the first course is placed in front of me, where suddenly everything slows down and I feel giddy. For me dining is like Christmas with each course being a gift that I get to be surprised and delighted with. I love to eat, but more than that, I love to eat food that was loved. Eyeing my first course at Olympe I knew we were in for a special treat.
I recently read an article about the five biggest regrets people had on their deathbeds and each topic related to not being more true to themselves and finding their personal happiness when they could. By pursuing your personal paradise and maintaining a more positive outlook on the world, you will be able to chase your dreams with wild abandon and in doing so live with no regret. After all, dreams are the first stage of planning right?
The jungle is a living thing that fights for every square-inch of land it can find. Humans also vie in this struggle, but when they give up the forest quickly retakes what was once its own.
A collection of pictures taken in a town abandoned to the jungle on the Isla Grande South of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Finding a place to stay on Airbnb is what I imagine online dating to be like. Sitting, scrolling through the listings, I peer into their faces trying to imagine what the life and personality behind the smiles are like, wondering if they will like me, and if we will get along.
There are a lot of opinions out there about what the difference between a tourist versus a traveler is. I tend to agree with the side that says we are all the same; but there is a way to be different, by seeking out locals and spending time with them, living like they do and eating like they eat...
When the mention of paradise is made, we all conjure up some personal idea of what paradise is. What's yours? Do you dream of white sand beaches and crystal clear water? Or perhaps a secluded cabin in the woods is more your style. Whatever your dream, the first step to finding it actually begins within.
A hot and dusty town of the Caribbean coast of Colombia proved a good place to get accustomed to the weather and do some people watching.
A collection of pictures taken on the streets of Santa Marta, Colombia.
In a town enclosed by walls do the windows look inward or outward?
A collection of pictures taken in the walled city of Cartagena, Colombia