Some eat bat. Others eat Balut.

Since I've been trying to figure out how one guy eating bat soup collapsed the world economy, I thought it would be interesting to post this little video of the time I ate what many consider the most disgusting, strangest, and unsafe thing ... Balut, or pong tia koon as it's called in Cambodia. https://youtu.be/x_JEE1E1bvM... Continue Reading →

So this is how pandemics start: Beijing back alley market.

On a recent trip to Beijing, China, I took a bike out to explore and discovered first hand how easy pandemics can start here. Still worth it.

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 →

Unsilent Night: NYC most weird & wonderful holiday tradition.

Unsilent Night is by far my favorite (and surrealist) holiday activity. Phil Kline composed a song in 1992, and each year he comes out to Washington Square, with a bunch of boom boxes and cassettes to meet up with hundreds of people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-SCI-9HUtY&feature=youtu.be You can download the song or grab a cassette (yes, cassette) and... 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 →

Bora Bora drone aboard the Aranui 5.

Drone paradise film aboard the Aranui 5 cruising French Polynesia from Tahiti, to Bora Bora and into the Marquesas.

ARANUI FAREWELL PARTY! Goodbye Tahiti, Marquesas and beautiful Polynesia!

https://youtu.be/Y_iWQIBsH5Y You want to talk about epic trips? This was one of them ... cruising around for 10 days aboard the crazy Aranui 5 through some of the most remote, beautiful, idyllic islands of French Polynesia was an adventure and a treat. And this party the last night aboard was the bomb. A feast unlike... 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 →

Bora Bora: Paradise on earth.

Bora Bora might be the most perfect island on the planet, with crystal clear blue lagoons, amazing scuba and snorkeling, and some of the most amazing beaches in the world. https://youtu.be/sepxuCTcOqk I was fortunate enough to explore this island paradise with Aranui cruises this year, and got to experience first hand what island life is... Continue Reading →

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