Why I Heart Berlin

Why I Heart Berlin I have had a love affair with Germany for years. That is no mystery to most people who know me. Germany is Gemütlichkeit—a special word I adore. It cannot be summarized in a single English word. It is the comfort of an atmosphere and experience more...

Good Grief: Groundhog Day—you have to make the coffee

Good Grief: You have to make the coffee. When it's Groundhog day, you have to make the coffee. Again. Again. And again. Okay, today is some real talk. No, like REAL fucking talk. No sunshine and rainbows. No unicorns and blue skies. I felt like it was time to share...

Good Grief: Finding Identity through Travel

Good Grief: Finding Identity through Travel You know, I never really thought of how much of my identity was wrapped up in my relationships. Strange that it never really occurred to me. Pushing myself through the past 13 months of the grief of losing my life and...

Cheers to you, McCue—young widow grief one year in

Looking at young widow grief one year in. What does that look like?  So it’s been 365 days since the worst day of my life. I sat on a train from Prague to Munich for 6 hours yesterday as I crept up on yet another milestone I didn’t really want to face. I had a lot of...

Vida Passport begins: the sabbatical starts chapter 2

Vida Passport begins: the sabbatical starts chapter 2 So where do I begin? I guess I begin where my life left off. Over the past year, I've gone through a lot of personal strife and growth. Guess those two go hand-in-hand. A few months back, I decided that it was time...

Good Grief: Breaking the cycle

Shaking things up. Declaring my independence. Finding myself in this chaos of life. It’s a new chapter I never saw coming. Building Betsy V 2.0. It's a work in progress. This is my young widow blog about breaking the cycle and searching for a new 'normal'. The past 11...

Thank you for following my blog journal of photographic and life adventures. I am currently on an artist sabbatical, traveling Europe and capturing everyday life of people, cities, and businesses along the way through editorial, fine art, documentary, and commercial photography. Please follow my blog to experience the journey and resulting travel imagery. I look forward to sharing with you!

About

Betsy is an international travel, editorial, and documentary portrait photographer on a mission to meet and tell as many stories of interesting people, places, and experiences as possible in this lifetime.