Travel Guide to Scottsdale, Arizona

Sunday, September 21, 2014

In this travel video guide to Scottsdale, Arizona, I travel to Scottsdale, the so-called “Miami Beach” of Arizona. Located just to the east of Phoenix, Scottsdale is home to some of the city’s best restaurants, bars, hotels and attractions. I start of my travel in Scottsdale visiting downtown, otherwise known as “Old Town,” the very […]

When A Lost Guatemalan Taught Me To Walk On Water

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

It has been three years since I last saw Loch. We parted on a train somewhere under London, thousands of miles away from the town in Guatemala where we had first met. As the tube doors slid shut on an era, I did not imagine that it would be near Sagres, Portugal’s most Southwesterly tip, […]

Tunisia: This Is How You Want To Experience North Africa

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting North Africa, but have had questions as to where to go given the — oh how should we say? — difficult political tensions that are prevalent throughout much of the region, than this video should help nudge you along the say. The answer seems to be Tunisia. Yes, Tunisia, […]

Top 10 Things To Do In Dublin

Monday, September 1, 2014

Dublin, capital of Ireland and UNESCO City of Literature, is the perfect blend of cosmopolitan and traditional Irish culture. It is a city of extravagant nightclubs, cozy teahouses, ancient ruins and relics, and a collision of music, theater and experimental art. Incredibly, travelers to the Emerald Isle oftentimes skip over Dublin in their eagerness to […]

Yonderbound Seeks To Redefine How You Plan Your Travels

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Earlier this year I had the chance to meet the founders of Yonderbound, a travel marketplace created by three women who have more than 30 years of experience in travel and tourism between them, who have set out to create a new way to find deals on travel and to plan a trip. At their […]

Here’s What A Road Trip From Anchorage Looks Like

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Here’s a great video from Vimeo user HappyPapaya taken from his (her?) trip to Chugach State Park, the stunningly beautiful, 495,000-acre state park located just south of Anchorage, Alaska, along the coastline. The westernmost boundary of the park is in the western foothills of the Chugach Mountain Range and, amazing, is a mere seven miles […]

A World Class Circus Rises From The Ruins In Cambodia

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Phare, The Cambodian Circus, a story about how can creativity can rise from hardship and how some children in Cambodia have turned grit to brilliance I came to Siem Reap to teach last year, and after seeing a Phare show and being moved by their story, I decided to help spread the word about them […]

Baghdad Through The Eyes Of A Photographer

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

It’s fair to say that not many journalists know more about what life is like in Iraq more than Paulien Bakker, who has traveled to the country 15 times during the last few years to cover the country’s recent tumultuous past, as well as to document the everyday lives of the Iraqis living there. Her […]

The Trip That Changed My Life

Monday, August 11, 2014

Whenever I tell people I run a travel site, one of the inevitable questions I get asked (usually after they ask if I can help them get a discount on a trip) is what my favorite country was to visit. I’m sure people from all sorts of professions get asked similar questions. Chefs probably get […]

Q&A With Dance Travel Show Host Brittany Pierce Of Rhythm Abroad

Thursday, July 31, 2014

I may not be a good dancer (scratch that: I’m a terrible dancer), but I can at least appreciate the art form, as well as the role it plays in the way cultures express themselves and have identified themselves throughout the years. Of course, those that can actually dance are probably the best people to […]

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