There’s still hope for the regular guy out there to someday get an outstanding gig with the Travel Channel and settle into arguably the greatest job on earth. I mean, if Samantha Brown can do it . . .
Jaunted did a piece, in which they attended a party co-hosted by our Travel Channel friends and “true power travelers,” Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmerman. They asked them the question we’re all curious about, “Where do [you] travel when it’s not about working or showcasing a destination on the Travel Channel?”
Zimmerman’s answer was a bit surprising: “I’m a dad, so . . . we’re complete Disney World Geeks.”
Bourdain got specific: “I’m a father and I’m a little more high maintenance, now. I want to stay in one place, near a hospital . . . and yea, I kinda want room service and a beach chair.”
You see that? They’re family guys; all they really need is some time together, with as little stress as possible. I suppose, when your job consists of the occasional drinking of snake’s blood in Vietnam or putting down Samoan slug guts, a beach chair and a margarita wouldn’t sound too bad to you either.
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