Posts by: kimberlymerritt2319

12 Lessons on How to Survive in the Wild

12 Lessons on How to Survive in the Wild

Last weekend I went upstate to Saugerties, NY for a wilderness survival workshop with about 25 complete strangers. Sounds like a cold weekend of sleeping in piles of leaves, fighting off bears and wolves with flaming sticks, purifying my own urine until it's safe to drink, and hunting down squirrels…
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27 PHOTOS OF FALL FOLIAGE IN CENTRAL PARK

27 PHOTOS OF FALL FOLIAGE IN CENTRAL PARK

Earlier this week I was walking across East 72nd Street when I noticed yellow leaves on the ground—something that's easy to miss considering how few trees there are and how quickly the doormen of the fancy Upper East Side apartments spray the sidewalk clean first thing every morning. Even though…
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Pompeii in Pictures

Pompeii in Pictures

I won't give you a history lesson because I'm pretty sure everyone knows what happened to Pompeii in 79 AD. And if you don't, well you can look at just about any other site and find out. More importantly, maybe you should dig yourself out from whatever rock or volcanic…
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VIDEO: RAINY SEASON IN THAILAND

VIDEO: RAINY SEASON IN THAILAND

I finally pieced together some footage from my trip to Thailand last May. But the only thing this video reminded me of was how much I didn't get on film—or in photos. And how badly I need to go back during peak season. I didn't get any footage riding in…
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I’m Back From Europe: A Brief Recap

I’m Back From Europe: A Brief Recap

It's been a week since I've landed back on US soil. And it's taken me this long to sit down and start writing about it. Mostly because I don't know where to start. It's daunting to summarize what I saw, what I did, and what I've learned during those 97…
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