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 (hence the nickname “underwater Serengeti”). […]
Luckily, I’ve never been the victim of crime while traveling, but the thought of having one of the devices carrying all my media being stolen is far more frightening a prospect to me than pretty much anything else happening to me personally. This is exactly what happened to Guy Gotto, whose hard drive was swiped […]
I get a lot of emails from app developers in the travel sphere, and I can’t help but think that too many tech people are overthinking the connection between tech and travel (though, they are engineers, so this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise). Sometimes, a simple idea, executed properly, can work wonders. This […]
CNN’s recent move away from news coverage and towards more traditional programming — albeit travel — has the network thinking that its future is going to look a lot more like Bourdain, and a lot less like Piers Morgan (thanks to the gods!).
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.
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. Then I pick up my […]
In part three of my travel video series from Maui, Hawaii, I start off the day by heading back up the side of Haleakala Volcano, then lunging my body of the side of the hillside (okay, I was paragliding). As I floated thousands of feet above ground, I was given a unique viewpoint of the […]
In part two of my travel video series from Maui, Hawaii, I travel to Paia, the small, laid-back beach town on the northern coast of Maui, to track down the famed breakfast dish called the Loco Moco (rice, brown gravy and a hamburger patty topped with a fried egg). Next I head north on the […]
In this travel video from Maui, Hawaii, I travel to Maui and start off by heading to Haleakalā National Park to watch the sunrise from the highest volcano in Maui. On this part of the island, clouds form at the base of the volcano, and as the sun rises, a myriad of colors form and […]
I met Lonely Planet author and all-round model traveler Regis St. Louis earlier this year during a trip to Quebec City, where I learned that he has enviously been living his life traveling the world and working as a full-time author for Lonely Planet, authoring and co-authoring some of their biggest titles including Lonely Planet Brazil, […]