Hometown: Annadale, Virginia.
Occupation: Creative director.
Favorite destination: India, San Miguel de Allende, Cape Cod.
Dying to visit: Japan.
Bizarre travel rituals: Constantly thinking I lost my iPhone.
In-flight relaxation regime: Chilling with the benzodiazepine family.
Always in carry-on: Two sets of headphones.
Concierge or DIY: DIY.
See it all or take it easy: Take it easy.
Drive or be driven: Be driven.
Weirdest thing seen on travels: Waking up after being drugged by gypsies on an overnight train to Rome and realizing that one of them was smelling my feet.
Travel hero: Bruce Chatwin.
My favorite hotel is Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur, India, because it is surrounded by a magical swimming pool.
I dream about my meal of all the seafood in Riomaggiore.
Best hotel amenity: Down comforter.
Favorite childhood travel memory: Spending the first few years of my life in Hawaii.
Everywhere I go, I check out the record stores. (Yes, they still exist.)
When I arrive in a new place, I learn the lay of the land by checking a printed map (not an electronic one).
I always bring home artwork.
If I never return to Mexico, it'll be too soon because I've been to too many weddings there.
I travel to meet the locals and get some new flair.