A Midwest voice in travel writing

I caught the travel writing bug while teaching English in South Korea for two years. While my days of living overseas are over (for now), my adventures never stopped. I continue to explore Columbus, Ohio, and beyond, and share the stories they inspire.


Short-form articles featuring hidden gems and out-of-the-way attractions across the United States.

Travel is Fatal

Join me as I explore Ohio, the Midwest, and the occasional journey beyond. A blog about appreciating the local stuff and about lessons learned far from home.

Columbus Book Project

I’m proud to be a contributing writer for this one-of-a-kind coffee table book all about my home city.

Amateur Traveler

I’m proud to have contributed blog posts and a guest star appearance on the Amateur Traveler podcast in Episode 595: Travel to Columbus and Central Ohio.

Daegu Exhibition Convention Center (EXCO)

While living in South Korea, I partnered with this convention center to promote tourism in the city of Daegu.

Coming late 2022…Moon ohio guidebook from avalon travel