Greetings From Brazil [Travel Video]

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Heading to the World Cup in Brazil next month? Yeah, me neither, although any and all invitations that include a spot on a couch in someone’s rented house and/or an extra seat on their jet to get down there are welcomed and highly encouraged here at The Expeditioner HQ. To get you in the mood […]

The Syrian Refugee Crisis: My First-Hand Account From The Turkish Border

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

More than three years have passed since protesters took the streets in Syria. What began as a call for democracy, a mass movement to end Bashar al-Assad’s 43 years of family rule, has turned into a foreign-funded proxy war without a foreseeable end. So far, the war in Syria has produced an estimated 150,000 casualties, […]

London Was The Most Visited City In The World Last Year

Thursday, May 8, 2014

According to statistics released today, London took the crown as the most visited city in the world for 2013, with an estimated 16.8 million visitors in 2013, more than a million more visitors than in 2006, its previous record year. Buoyed by a huge amount of publicity following a little sporting event called the Olympics […]

Putumayo Releases Latest Album: Music Of The Andes

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

I have to admit, I’m a huge, unapologetic Putumayo music fan. In fact, there was a point in my life where my iPod (this was pre-iPhone era) was maxed out with Putumayo albums and one Vampire Weekend album — classic hipster, I know! Good news recently came for everyone of the world music label with […]

Travel Guide To San Francisco [Travel Video]

Monday, May 5, 2014

In this travel video guide to San Francisco, I travel to San Francisco, California, one of the most scenic cities in the United States, if not the world. In town for a conference for only four days, only one of which was going to be sunny, I headed out to see as much as I […]

Street Food In New York Time: The 3rd Annual Choice Streets Food Truck Event

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Interested in checking out some of the best street food New York City has to offer? Silly question, of course you are. Well, you’re in luck, the 3rd annual Village Voice Choice Streets Food Truck Event is happening this week on May 7 at 7:00 p.m. here in New York City at Pier 86, better […]

Your Guide To The Biennale Of Sydney

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Sydney is Los Angeles and Melbourne is Manhattan, or so the stereotyped comparison often goes, implying the former Australian city is all sun and surf while the latter is the only location for serious arts and culture, but as anyone who’s been to Sydney recently knows, this generalization is long outdated. In 2007 Sydney’s Lord […]

The Travel Billow Wants To Solve Your Overloaded Bag Problem

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Just like sentences, in the world of product design, complicated doesn’t always equal better. Enter the Travel Billow: a two-for-one travel pillow and blanket that solves the problem of having to lug extraneous items on the plane with you. And no, it’s not a babysitter. The Travel Billow is an inflatable pillow that, when uninflated, […]

Which Country Allows You To Travel The Most Without A Visa?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Every wonder which country is the best to live in if you wanted to travel the world without ever having to get a visa? Well, turns out, if you’re from Finland, Sweden or the U.K., you can travel to exactly 173 other countries without having to spend the time or money obtaining a visa. Not […]

The Dizziness Of Freedom: The Birth And Rise Of Bungee Jumping

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

AJ Hackett cased the Eiffel Tower for over a month. He studied architectural plans. He knew the guards’ schedules. He memorized the exits, knew when the lights switched on and off. He and his team rehearsed conversation that would intentionally distract security. During a reconnaissance visit, AJ determined the exact distance from the second level […]

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