Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Not for the faint at heart.

Edinburgh, Scotland. August. Fringe Festival. Amazing. This is a little guide/taste of what fringe is like in Edinburgh. It's fun, silly, serious, insane, intense and pure delight. It's when art takes over an already artistic city and puts it into overdrive. https://youtu.be/7DYZilI4HA4 There is performance happening in every single corner of this town, from large... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Travel Guide. Where to Eat, Drink & be Merry.

https://youtu.be/A6d_tgFEZhk   Edinburgh, Scotland, is such a perfect travel destination with world class food, amazing nightlife and killer culture that will leave any traveller wishing they had more time to explore. This city is a pleasure center, full of amazing museums, fantastic oddities like the Camera Obscura, killer hikes up to Arthur's Seat, and the... Continue Reading →

Papeete – hotel and mountain tour.

Just a quick peek into my favorite place to stay in the city of Papeete, Tahiti, and this great little jeep tour that explored the inner beauty of the island, with waterfalls, tall mountain peaks, and lush valleys. The Hotel Tahiti Nui is a great place to stay, very centrally located, super modern, safe and... Continue Reading →

Ua Huka: The woodcarving center of the Marquesas.

Ua Huka in the Marquesas islands, is a remote paradise with lush green valleys, high peaks for carving, and amazing museums and wood carving centers throughout the island. The first Western navigator to sight the island was U.S. Navy Capt. Joseph Ingraham in 1791. He named the island "Washington Island" in honor of U.S. President... Continue Reading →

Fatu Hiva: The best of the Marquesas.

Today aboard the Aranui we visit perhaps my favorite of the Marquesas Island chain, Fatu Hiva, which has some of the most amazing culture, local arts, beautiful bays, and amazing hiking that Polynesia has to offer. https://youtu.be/o1Nx2JuuFIM From Tahiti Island Travel: At about 75 kilometers from Hiva Oa, Fatu Hiva is the southernmost island in... Continue Reading →

The Longest Zipline in Asia. Failed.

The Sebu 7 falls zipline located in Cotabato, Philippines, is the longest zipline in all of Asia, and stretches through 7 amazing waterfalls. In this "Land of the Dreamweavers" the beauty here is profound, so I thought if I was going to pop my ziplining cherry, this would be a great place to do it.... Continue Reading →

5 Oldest Bars in NYC

Many claim to have the oldest bar in New York City, but here is what I think are definitively the 5 oldest still operating in town. PJ Clarke's, Bridge Cafe (R.I.P.), Fraunces Tavern, Pete's Tavern, & McSorley's are undeniably ancient watering holes where you can literally sit and drink in the history of New York.... Continue Reading →

Cruising the NorthWest Passage.

One of the most incredible trips I've ever taken was aboard the Academik Iofffe with One Ocean Expeditions. The ship is a Russian research vessel, that for a short period in the summer, takes on a few civilians to journey through the famed NorthWest Passage. Aboard a crew of specialist ranging from glaciologists, environmentalist, to... Continue Reading →

How to Travel like a Travel Writer (and not kill what you love).

The world is being destroyed by tourism and I am the cause. There are currently 1.4 billion tourists out thereĀ and that number is only growing at an alarming rate. The world is addicted to travelling and I am one of the many pushers out there on the streets giving them their fix. I have been... Continue Reading →

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