Every year as a fall chill sets in, my skin starts to crawl with an influx of PR pitches for stories about leaf-peeping. But as an avowed fan of fall, I can't knock the allure of a autumnal getaway. So I explored more active ways of checking out the changing leaves. Check out my picks for hard-core leaf-peeping over at Jetsetter.
One part Galapagos, one part Jungle Book, this archipelago marooned thousands of miles off the coast of Africa is about a far away as a getaway can get. Read up on its temptations in my story for the BBC.
Zow. People. Two weeks in Peru and I don't feel like I even came close to scratching the surface. Saw parts of the Amazon, Cusco, Lima and, of course, Machu Picchu. Missed the northern surf beaches, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca. Clearly another trip is in order. Until then, a few photos.