• The Power & Beauty of Sub Saharan Africa

    Upon finalizing my flights to South Africa from Bangkok, I told a good friend who has traveled extensively in Africa that I would kiss the African soil for him. He replied, "Kiss Africa's ground for … [Read More]

    The Power & Beauty of Sub Saharan Africa
  • Paradise in Palau – Kayangel

    The word "paradise" is truly defined by Palau's northern most state of Kayangel, which is composed of merely four small atoll islands. Total population: under 100. Total "wow" factor: 100+ percent. It … [Read More]

    Paradise in Palau – Kayangel
  • The Rose House Inn – South Africa

    The Rose House Inn is a wonderfully restored luxury Bed & Breakfast located about 8 km from the small town of Fouriesburg in eastern part of the Free State in South Africa. The properties' old stone … [Read More]

    The Rose House Inn – South Africa
  • Lizard Island, Remote Luxury

    Arrival You are on a 10-seater looking out of the window. The azure waters glisten out of the side windows with spectacular coral reefs coming into view as the plane steadily makes its way to a … [Read More]

    Lizard Island, Remote Luxury
  • India: Sixty million villages and still counting

    How on earth do you cover one billion people and more than five thousand years of history in one short article? I am afraid I won't be able to answer that question in regard to writing something about … [Read More]

    India: Sixty million villages and still counting
  • Island Escape, Zitahli Resort and Spa Kuda-Funafaru, Maldives

    A stay on a private island in the middle of the Maldives can make the rest of the world seem mundane, pedestrian in comparison. Such is the case of Zitahli Resort & Spa Kuda-Funafaru on its own … [Read More]

    Island Escape, Zitahli Resort and Spa Kuda-Funafaru, Maldives
  • Adrian Qais: Adventure Traveller

    Adrian's travels embody what we define as "experiential travel" - at its core it is traveling with an intent and openness to having experiences - in part focusing on what is unique to a particular … [Read More]

    Adrian Qais: Adventure Traveller
  • Erden Eruç: Global Circumnavigater and Adventurer

    Recently we stumbled upon adventurer Erden Eruç through the great social connector, Twitter. His story appeals to all on a number of levels. He first came up with the idea to circumnavigate the globe … [Read More]

    Erden Eruç: Global Circumnavigater and Adventurer
  • Pie-eyed for Pizza: A Love Story

    “I could eat pizza seven days a week.” The sentence grabbed me, but I couldn’t decide whether that was a good thing or a bad thing. It was on a site where few sentences grabbed me: Match.com. I … [Read More]

    Pie-eyed for Pizza: A Love Story
  • Trekking in Remote Papua New Guinea: Kokoda Homestay

    Kokoda Homestay was set up by several villages around Kokoda with the help of Bruce, his wife Rosemary and her son Mark (who lives in Australia) as a way for travelers to experience the authentic … [Read More]

    Trekking in Remote Papua New Guinea: Kokoda Homestay
  • Visiting Trinidad in the West Indies: Short Notes

    Flights to the Island arrive at POS (not the most politically correct airport code in the world) but it stands for Port of Spain. On a good day (without traffic) it takes about 30 minutes from the … [Read More]

    Visiting Trinidad in the West Indies: Short Notes
  • Hollywood’s Latest Studio Attraction

    The Jeff Probst Show is one of the hottest tickets in Hollywood right now - and for good reason. While no stranger to television, this is five time Emmy award winner Jeff's first television talk show. … [Read More]

    Hollywood’s Latest Studio Attraction
  • Three days in Laos

    Day 1 Greetings all from the heart of Laos! I'm writing from Vang Vieng, sort of a Gimmelwald of Laos... in other words the Laotian version of the Swiss Alps. I walk out of my hotel room onto a … [Read More]

    Three days in Laos
  • Afghanistan: Some children only live to beg

    The day before it started snowing in Kabul, the shopkeepers had the wooden snow shovels out for sale, knowing that they would come in handy. And it snowed with a vengeance, massive flakes the size of … [Read More]

    Afghanistan: Some children only live to beg
  • Exploring the wonders of Palau

    The island nation of Palau is located about 500 miles east of Manilla in the Philippines and about a 2 hour flight from Guam. A number of airlines fly to Palau including United, Delta and China Air. … [Read More]

    Exploring the wonders of Palau

Above the Clouds

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Visa run to Cambodia

My visa within Thailand was expiring in 2 days. Time to make another run for the border. Usually we … [More]

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Journals

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What to do in Seoul

When traveling to East Asia Western tourists often hawk to Tokyo or cities in China, not to mention … [More]

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Guides


San Luis Obispo, CA

San Luis Obispo, California (Population 42,595) is located nearly midway between Los Angeles and the … [More]

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Interviews


Gloria Huwiler: Actress

Photo by Marek Patzer Ms. Huwiler is currently preparing for an upcoming theatrical performance at … [More]

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Press Releases

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Saudia Inaugurates Services at LAX,...

(Los Angeles, California – April, 2014) Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the flag carrier airline of … [More]

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Highlight of the Month


Victoria Falls - April 2014

Victoria Falls is best seen from both the Zimbabwe and Zambia sides of the river. The Victoria Falls … [More]

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Book Reviews

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How to Barter for Paradise

How to Barter for Paradise by Michael Wigge Michael Wigge, the man from Germany who pushes the … [More]

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Travel Products

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Bluffworks New Generation of Pants

Bluffworks founder Stefan Loble recently reached out to me indicating he had released the next … [More]

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