• Ngoma Safari Lodge Botswana

    Ngoma Safari Lodge is located on the edges of Chobe National Park in Botswana. This fairly new property opened in May 2011 and was officially dedicated in July 2011 with his Excellency, Botswana's … [Read More]

    Ngoma Safari Lodge Botswana
  • 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
  • Escape to Carmel-by-the-Sea

    There’s no place like home, but when a trip is ending, I’m always a little sad unless I’ve got the next excursion in mind. Coming home after almost three weeks of having a fantastic time in the … [Read More]

    Escape to Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Amazing Moscow

    Amazing Moscow. A visit to Moscow only leaves you wanting to spend more time here. Moscow delivers beautiful architecture including incredible onion domed cathedrals, world class museums, shopping and … [Read More]

    Amazing Moscow
  • Visiting Iguazu Falls

    The Iguazu Waterfalls are among the most amazing waterfalls on the planet. Do not underestimate the time you need here - allow at least 1/2 day for the Brazilian side and at minimum a full day for the … [Read More]

    Visiting Iguazu Falls
  • From the Outside In: My Reflections as a Non-Muslim Wearing the Burqa in Silicon Valley

    My curiosity to try wearing the most conservative Muslim, black Burqa drapery in California overcame my dread that I would be found out by a Muslim who might eagerly approach me as any of us might do … [Read More]

    From the Outside In: My Reflections as a Non-Muslim Wearing the Burqa in Silicon Valley
  • Santa Barbara, CA

    Santa Barbara is like a bright tapestry, woven from time, and enriched with the colors of history and culture. Some cities grow old and then slowly die. Santa Barbara never grows old, just more … [Read More]

    Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2014 Dave’s Travel Corner Travel Essay Contest

    (3/22/14) Looking to share your travels with others? Do you enjoy writing? Look no further. Dave's Travel Corner is holding its annual travel essay writing contest. Entry is free. Enter and have … [Read More]

    2014 Dave’s Travel Corner Travel Essay Contest
  • A visit to Marchesi Antinori Chianti Classico Cellar in Tuscany, Italy

    Getting Here The estate is located about 25 minutes outside of Florence Italy in the small town of Bargino. This is almost directly south of Florence, off of Highway SR 2 and only about 30 minutes … [Read More]

    A visit to Marchesi Antinori Chianti Classico Cellar in Tuscany, Italy
  • My Personal Experience of Record Breaking Extreme Heat in Death Valley

    Similar to the International notice for the Mavericks Surf Competition in Central California, I sent out our annual 48 hour window of notice to friends, family and acquaintances from around the world … [Read More]

    My Personal Experience of Record Breaking Extreme Heat in Death Valley
  • Nepal – The Trek

    This is a short story about a 12 day trek I took in the Himalayas. This was the trip that turned me on to International travel and was the direct inspiration for starting Dave’s Travel Corner, i.e., … [Read More]

    Nepal – The Trek
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tuscan Delights

    When I first married into a Tuscan family, I was stunned at the sheer number of butcher shops that stood under the elegant porticos in Greve-in-Chianti's gracious piazza. This tiny town in the middle … [Read More]

    Tuscan Delights
  • Long Weekend in Puerto Rico

    Spend a Long Weekend in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is an ideal Caribbean Island for a number of reasons; history - with buildings that date back to the 1520's there is no older "western culture" in the … [Read More]

    Long Weekend in Puerto Rico

Above the Clouds

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Great Barrier Reef Capsizing &...

I have been to Queensland several times over the years but each time I've never had the chance to … [More]

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Journals

Owners, Fiona and Matteo Carboni
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Benvenuti a casa carboni! You open their door and are warmly greeted by the owners of this fine … [More]

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Guides

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Europe

This article differs from a number of other travel articles on Dave's Travel Corner in that it is … [More]

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Interviews


Kimberly Fisher: Model, Travel...

Kimberly Fisher writes for a number of travel publications and is a prolific traveler. She is … [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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