Category Archives: Local Color

Travel Challenge Day Six: Oman

January 15th, 2021 Travel Challenge Day Six takes us to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Oman! Contrary to the challenge, I’m finding it really hard to not explain why the selected shots are my favorites. 🙂 I love this photograph because this family walked into frame at just the right moment, providing more context for the location. Also, the polished

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Repost: Into the Tanneries of Fez

January 4th, 2021 Today we’re going behind the scenes in Fez to see the raw origin of Morocco’s leather products. The tanneries present the unpolished reality of an industry using the byproduct of what’s served for lunch and dinner around the country — which is no different than any other country in the world. The difference here is that technology

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Christmas Postcards

December 20th, 2020 Following yesterday’s post from Germany, today I’m sharing a handful of Christmas “postcards” from around the world. Being home for the holidays is always a heartfelt experience of family traditions and togetherness, but being away from home can introduce you to new rituals, friends and ways to celebrate. Even in countries and cultures that don’t celebrate Christmas,

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