5 Awesome Things to do in Dubai

I love Dubai. A lot of people rip on it but I love it. I accept Dubai for what it is and I embrace what it has to offer. It’s over the top for sure: it’s like Las Vegas without casinos. It’s not without controversy from questionable labor practices. It’s mind-blowing, frenetic and at the […]

My Epic Golf Trip to Ireland

I love golf. I love watching it, talking about it and especially playing it. If you follow me regularly, you’ve noticed I’ve been playing a lot recently. Aside from loving the game, I was prepping for my golf trip to Ireland. I didn’t want to embarrass myself on some of the most esteemed courses in […]

The 30 Best Man Made Sites in the World

Choosing the 30 best man made sites in the world is quite an undertaking. Much like the 30 best cities in the world or the 30 best islands in the world; there is a ton to consider. As you know, the world is a very big place and then there is the old versus new […]

ScholarTrips Help Students Study Abroad

If you’ve ever listened to any of my interviews, I always say that studying abroad in college was the best thing I ever did. It opened my mind to the world and really changed my life completely. Had I not studied abroad I’d never have done 90% of the travel I have done and that […]

10 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World

I thought about doing a 30 best list for the most beautiful places in the world but then I reconsidered and figured I would keep it shorter and sweeter. Then I thought of calling it the 10 most beautiful places in the world but then that was too definitive and I know people will lose […]

3 Days in Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe is that small two-island nation in the Atlantic off the coast of Africa that you’ve never thought about! It’s pretty far from anywhere in North America and it isn’t cheap or easy to get to any way you slice it. It’s not the most beautiful island you’ll ever go to but […]

Equatorial Guinea is the Weirdest Country in the World

When you travel as much as I do and have seen as much as I have seen, it takes a lot to baffle you. Equatorial Guinea does just that and much more. This was my second time to the Central/West African nation and it was even more perplexing than the first. That said, after 5 […]

My Experience in the Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR) is a very volatile place. The country and its capital, Bangui, have seen its share of coups and violence over the past several years. There is heavy United Nations (UN) and Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) presence all over Bangui including the airport and the surrounding areas. Basically Bangui is a mess […]

The 2016 US Open With SPG Amex

I love tennis. I mean I really love tennis! I’ve been to the final of 3 of the 4 grand slam tournaments and plan to go to the Wimbledon final next year. I’ve also been to most of the Masters 1000 events around the world and can talk tennis history with anyone. Living in New […]

The Eagle Creek Load Warrior Carry On Bag from TravelSmith

I always get asked about travel gear, especially bags. I never check bags unless absolutely necessary because it’s such a waste of time and potentially a lot of money. As you know I work with TravelSmith, one of the leading online travel clothing and gear retailers. Each month I feature a product or products that […]