As we all know, not everyone who ventures beyond their home city or country has the same approach to travel. Some are tourists and some are travelers. And it’s pretty easy to tell the difference…well, that’s not entirely accurate. It’s pretty easy to spot a tourist, but the traveler tends to blend in, so you may not even notice he’s there at all. Tourists, you might say, stick to the beaten path and seek the stereotypical. When they … [Read more...]
Jay Deratany is a lifelong traveler whose love of travel inspired him to open The Kirby, a boutique hotel housed in a historic Victorian mansion in Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan. Jay is also an indie film producer and the founding member of a Chicago law firm. When he happens to have any spare time, he enjoys channeling his passion into travel writing.