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.

Moon Ohio

I’m honored to be the author of the brand new edition of Moon Ohio from Avalon Travel, released in June 2022. Available online and in your local bookstore!

Shaka Guide

As a Tour Researcher and Writer, I design and write content for audio GPS tours for car trips. These tours take me across the United States!


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.