Travel

All Eyes Are on Madrid as the City Hosts World Pride 2017

Madrid prepares to push its phenomenal Pride into overdrive for this year’s WorldPride — the crowning glory of the city’s rebirth as a global gay Mecca. It’s hard to...

Zion National Park: A Tale That’s All About the Trails

I have always wanted to explore Southwest Utah and Arizona’s National Parks but never had the chance. Living in LA, it’s oddly difficult to convince friends to drive anywhere...

The Hills Are Alive with the Sounds of Salzburg

From the story of Maria von Trapp to the work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the many-faceted charms of this Austrian jewel are crafted with music lovers in mind. Growing up, I must...

Luxembourg: Sometimes Wishes Come True

Ask any of your friends where Luxembourg is on the map and chances are they’d probably ask, “What’s Luxembourg? Where is that, anyway?” Little is known...

The Los Angeles Zoo: Where the Wild Things Are

I am dating myself here … but have you ever seen the opening of the classic sitcom Three’s Company with John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers and her replacement,...

LA’s Subway Offers Beauty in the Belly of the Beast

A few years back, a client asked me to photograph the Hollywood and Highland Avenue subway station for publication in her coffee table book. I thought she was losing her mind...

Is Edwin in over His Head at Deep Creek?

One of my male model friends, Ryan, is an adventure seeker and always looking for new things to do and explore, so I asked if he’s ever been to the hot springs in the desert...

“Super Bloom” Rocks At Joshua Tree National Park

For the past five years, California has been suffering from a drought. But over the past few months, we’ve had tremendous amount of rain, which has led in turn to something...

Mo'orea Means More of What You Love about Hawaii

I love Oahu. I just wish there weren’t so many tourists stumbling around the beaches — or that the high-rise hotels didn’t obliterate the mountains and that there...

Mo’orea Means More of What You Love about Hawaii

I love Oahu. I just wish there weren’t so many tourists stumbling around the beaches — or that the high-rise hotels didn’t obliterate the mountains and that there...

Shutterbug Edwin Santiago Bids a Rocky Mountain "Hi"

As I was driving from Calgary to Lake Louise over the weekend, I had my Volvo blasting with Michael Buble’s Christmas Album. What could be better? The best Christmas album,...

Shutterbug Edwin Santiago Bids a Rocky Mountain “Hi”

As I was driving from Calgary to Lake Louise over the weekend, I had my Volvo blasting with Michael Buble’s Christmas Album. What could be better? The best Christmas album,...