Jim O'Donnell

Archaeology, beer and food have motivated author and photographer Jim O’Donnell’s twenty-five years of travel to over forty countries on five continents - and are at least partially to blame for the five languages he is sure he can stumble through. Jim is the author of “Notes for the Aurora Society”, and “Rise and Go a collection of 200+ images and short stories from Around the World as well as numerous other sordid tales, articles, half-finished novels, works in progress, essays and other scribbling. Jim is the owner and head monkey at Around the World in Eighty Years.

The best margaritas in the world are in Santa Fe, NM. Here’s proof.

17 awesome experiences to have in New Mexico in 2017

A love letter to New Mexico

The inspiring resourcefulness of daily life in Cuba

8 awesome places in New Mexico you’ve probably never heard of

8 under-the-radar adventures you need to consider this winter

80% of Europe’s wildlife habitat is at risk: Here’s what’s being done about it in Slovakia

17 facts about New Mexico you never would have guessed

8 of New Mexico’s most spectacular hikes

12 things everyone from New Mexico has to explain to out-of-towners

10 signs you were born and raised in New Mexico

8 places you have to visit to understand the history of New Mexico

The 10 best places to see art in New Mexico