Adventure Travel

20 Ideas For Beach Hotels In Thailand

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Staying at a beach hotel in Thailand presents all sorts of really tough choices to travelers such as: Should I stay at a the bamboo hut hotel located directly on the beach or at the mangrove bungalow hotel with towering views of the sea? I know, life is tough in this part of the world. […]

Freewheelin’ in Cappadocia [Photo Essay]

Monday, October 14, 2013

Cappadocia combines history and geology like no other place in the world. With its labyrinth of underground cities and multicolored rock formations that spiral into the sky, ancient civilizations have thrived in this arid desert landscape for more than 8,000 years. Best known as a refuge for Christianity before it was widely accepted, Cappadocia became […]

The Shark Whisperer Of Belize

Thursday, October 10, 2013

“What do you mean, he’s the Shark Whisperer?” The bartender grinned slyly as he handed me a halved coconut brimming with rum punch. “I won’t give it away. You’ll see for yourself. Just try not to think of Steve Irwin and you’ll be fine.” Belizean culture, I had discovered, was a sizzling fusion of Mayan […]

Turning The Car Around: One Road To Expatriatism

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Stories can be told from limitless angles of perspective. So let’s begin this tale from the viewpoint of a Salvadorian family living in a small, rural village. It is a sunshiny day in a one-goat town a few hours drive and world away from the busy capital — a place far removed from the beaches […]

Travel Guide to India (Part 5): The Himalayas

Sunday, September 15, 2013

In part five (and last) of my video travel guide to India I trek into the Himalayas along the famed Singalila Ridge, a picturesque trail that winds its way between Nepal and India, and through multiple small Himalayan villages. The highlight is the morning sunrise over the third highest mountain in the world, Mount Kanchenjunga, […]

Travel Guide To India (Part 4): Darjeeling

Monday, September 2, 2013

In part four of my video travel guide to India I travel to Darjeeling, the famed hill station known for its views and famous tea plantations. The city itself is nestled in the Himalaya mountains between Nepal and Northeast India, and is a popular place for people to stay before heading into the mountains for […]

Here’s How You Can Win $100,000 To Live On A Caribbean Island

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

I can think of worse things to happen to me than being stranded on a desert island in the Caribbean for a couple weeks, especially if during those two weeks I was marooned with someone who knows a thing or two about how not to die while there, like Survivorman’s Les Stroud. I know, I […]

Travel Guide To India (Part 3): Varanasi

Sunday, August 25, 2013

In part three of my video travel guide to India I travel to Varanasi, one of the holiest cities in the Hindu religion. In this video I visit the famous ghats, or steps, which lead into the Ganges River, the holy river where visitors and locals come every day to wash themselves and perform religious […]

Travel Guide To India (Part 2): Bodhgaya

Sunday, August 18, 2013

In part two of my video travel guide to India I travel to Bodhgaya, one of the most sacred places in all of the Buddhist religion. It was at this location 2,500 years ago that a young Prince Siddhartha sat under a fig tree, meditated and found enlightenment, thus becoming the Buddha. I start off […]

Travel Guide To India (Part One): Calcutta

Sunday, August 11, 2013

In this video travel guide to India, I begin my travels in India with Calcutta. India had long been on my bucket list of countries to travel to in the world, and in April, 2013, I finally made it there, starting with Calcutta, with no better reason than the fact was I knew so little […]

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