I am a product development lead in NASA's human exploration deep space program at headquarters in Washington, DC.
When I am not telling the story of human exploration in space, my focus is on writing about travel on Earth—with articles appearing in The Huffington Post, The Travel Channel, blogs for The National Geographic Society, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessInsider, IBTimes and more.
Product development lead | NASA National Aeronautics & Space Agency
My first taste of dog sledding came with a side of powerful joy — one that I can only imagine is equivalent flying a plane for the first time or winning a large sum of cash — yes, that joyful.
In the Lapland wilderness of northern Sweden, I was al... Go to Article
Every once and awhile you have the desire to stay at a hotel with a succeeding reputation. The world famous ICEHOTEL in northern Sweden is just one of those places, a hotel composed almost entirely of ice. It’s worth the jaunt too, to the Lapland Wil... Go to Article
They say that all people in Greece are governed by religion and tradition. The third governor is food. Eating is thought to cure everything. You have a cold? You must eat. Having relationship trouble? Eat! You will have no strength for tears on an em... Go to Article
Traveling to the islands of Greece is by far the most popular way to experience the beaches on the Aegean Sea. But north of Santorini and Rhodes, you’ll find a new way to explore the beaches of Greece on the coasts of Halkidiki, the birthplace of Ari... Go to Article
There are accommodations in every price range, offering every level of inclusion or abandon, at nearly every destination around the world. What makes a hotel stay outstanding instead of just good and fine is the level of attention to detail. At a mac... Go to Article
By Stefanie Payne
It used to be that if you wanted to gather the most up-to-date science and technology news, you would have to approach several resources to find it—archived university papers for scientific research studies; NASA.gov for... Go to Story
This tip is very useful for learning how to decipher different bouquets, and is also an entertaining contribute to an informal wine tasting or party. Before a tasting, collect a group of common aromas in wines and place them in separate dishes organ... Go to Story
We Take The Cake has been selected by Paramount Pictures to celebrate the re-release of TITANIC in 3D. We Take The Cake is a small bakery with one location in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, who was also featured as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things. This wee... Go to Story
In the mood for a new hair product packed with tropical superfood and attractive packaging, I took a chance on Macadamia Natural Oil Repair Mask … and we love it! Promising to revitalize and reconstruct my drab hair, this masque did what it promised.... Go to Story
Come join Executive Chef Steve Pickell as he shows you how to prepare some of Café Champagne’s vegetarian dishes as well as some delicious Gluten-Free recipes.
The following take home recipes will allow you to recreate these delightful ... Go to Story
"Can you name anything better than enjoying a dram of your favorite 21-year old whisky, while sitting on furniture crafted from the very barrel that aged it?" ...Actually, no, I can't think of anything better!
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