What One Photographer Learned When She Took Portraits of People Around the World

Photographing local residents isn’t so simple.

Wendy Simmons September 18, 2017

It was as if joy had somehow managed to come full circle. I was sitting in my New York apartment, smiling at photos of a family smiling at photos I had taken of them outside their home in Maputo, Mozambique, two months earlier. Read more

How to Keep the Rest of the World from Hating You: Tips for Being a Good Guest While in Someone Else’s Home(land)

New York

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, a record-breaking 1.2 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2015, 50 million more than in 2014, marking the sixth consecutive year of above-average growth.

There’s no doubt about it… everyone’s a tourist these days. But not all tourists are created equally.

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Letter to your younger self series: Wendy E Simmons

New York

Hey Younger Me,

It’s me, your older self. I’ve been asked to write you a letter that foretells the myriad accomplishments and setbacks you’ll experience in life. A compendium, really, of the knowledge and wisdom I’ve gained since I was your age, and whatever other sage advice I may have to ease your journey. I guess sort of like a psychic friend crossed with a fairy godmother, with a dash of Yoda, Dear Abby, Polonius, and the Ghost of Things to Come… tossed into 750 to 1,000 words.

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Don’t Let Money Mistakes Ruin Your Vacation: 8 Tips For Travelers

New York

When it comes to travel, few things can ruin a vacation faster than money. Vacation is meant to relieve stress, not induce it.

Whether you’re trying to save money, avoid fighting over money, or avoid losing your money, these common sense tips should help:

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