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Facing The Feces Factor: Tasting My First Cup Of Kopi Luwak Coffee
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Facing The Feces Factor: Tasting My First Cup Of Kopi Luwak Coffee

My first cup of Kopi Luwak coffee, sometimes better known as “cat poo coffee” or the rarest beverage in the world, was a memorable introduction into the highly envious world of extreme luxury, though this tasting occurred far outside the confines of the dining room of a fine-dining restaurant in […]

5 Questions To Ask Before You Book A Safari
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5 Questions To Ask Before You Book A Safari

If you’re in the process of planning a luxury safari, there are several questions you should be thinking about before you book. Contrary to what you may think, it is often cheaper to book directly through a tour operator. You will also benefit from the service they provide, the unique […]

Exploring The Caucasus Mountains On The Chechen Border: It’s Not What You’d Think
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Exploring The Caucasus Mountains On The Chechen Border: It’s Not What You’d Think

Small black figures walk up and down the jagged ridge. A patch of blue sky peers down onto the blue-green slopes of the bare mountainside before it disappears behind the grey, cotton clouds. A cool wind brushes against my skin and carries the smell of burnt wood and charcoal from […]

Turning Points: A Dispatch From The End Of The Country
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Turning Points: A Dispatch From The End Of The Country

In the days preceding winter solstice, the sky enshrouding Barrow, Alaska, is a hue somewhere between mineral pitch and squid ink. And the skyline stays that way for all of a handful of minutes when it winnows a degree or two lighter, the barest luminescence along the horizon, like the […]

Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better
Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better

Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better

I know that it’s not exactly difficult to make South Africa’s Cape Town look beautiful, given the perpetually sunny weather and the grand landscape of the city as it sits below nearby Table Mountain. But this video from Jesse Olson perfectly captures a certain energy and look of the city […]

Scaling Italy’s Iron Roads
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Scaling Italy’s Iron Roads

Every so often, in the hills of northern Italy, travelers still stumble onto caches of rusting grenades beneath the snow and ice that lingers from World War I. Italian and Austrian soldiers once crept over these heights under the shade of night, their ears red as raw meat from the […]

Burning Calories And Rubber In The Heat Of Oaxaca
Burning Calories And Rubber In The Heat Of Oaxaca

Burning Calories And Rubber In The Heat Of Oaxaca

Bicycle touring is an amazing way to travel but it can be slow-going. Our Journey started in Mexico with the plan to pedal south through Central and South America. I imagined cycling would be a romantic way to travel; avoiding the bus schedule we could be free as birds, not […]

A Voyage To Costa Rica’s Underwater Serengeti
A Voyage To Costa Ricas Underwater Serengeti

A Voyage To Costa Rica’s Underwater Serengeti

330 miles west, or a day and half in boat time, is Cocos Island, an uninhabited island officially part of Costa Rica that is considered to be one of the world’s best locations for scuba diving due to the massive amount of sealife that call the island’s nearby water home […]

Travel Guide to Maui, Hawaii (Part 5)
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Travel Guide to Maui, Hawaii (Part 5)

In part five of my travel video series from Maui, Hawaii, I travel to the Surfing Goat Dairy Farm, Maui’s premiere (and only) goat farm, where I am put to work feeding and milking the goats, and rewarded with an artisanal goat cheese tasting.

Travel Guide to Maui, Hawaii (Part 4)
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Travel Guide to Maui, Hawaii (Part 4)

In part four of my travel video series from Maui, Hawaii, I decide to get a little high culture in and head to Ulupalakua Winery and Ranch, where I sample some pineapple wine (what else?), then head across the street to the Western-themed country store for elk burgers for lunch. […]

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