Why Serena Williams Matters

I love tennis. I always have since I was a little kid. I love to watch the men and the women play and I know the history of tennis inside and out-literally. My interest has gone back and forth over the years to which I like more. For the past 10 years or so it […]

The 30 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

As has been the cases with all my 30 Best lists, the 30 most beautiful cities in the world was a difficult list to come up with. It’s hard to compare cities on seven continents plus everywhere else in the world. The 30 best cities in the world or the 30 best cities in Africa […]

How to Spend a Day in Antananarivo, Madagascar

The last stop of my most recent trip, which took me to Mauritius with SPG Amex before heading to Reunion Island for 24 hours, followed by fantastic Nosy Be, was to Antananarivo, Madagascar. This was my second time in Tana as everyone refers to it. There is not a whole lot to love about Tana […]

My Latest Fox News Segment Talking Airfares and the Dollar

Yesterday afternoon I appeared on Your World with Neil Cavuto on FOX News once again. Neil was out and my buddy Charles Payne sat in. For my latest Fox News segment we spoke about airlines, airfares allegedly being down slightly and the strong US Dollar and why Americans should consider going abroad to places like […]

The 30 Best Travel Experiences in the World

My 30 best lists have been so successful that I keep producing more of them. From the 30 best cities in the world to the 30 best islands in the world to the 30 best countries for food, they have done extremely well. They all derive from my own travel experiences from traveling to every […]

Bergen, Norway is Simply a Nice Place

Bergen, Norway is the gateway to the fjords and probably the most beautiful city in Norway. It rains some 250 days a year and is very expensive. The people are nice, the food is good and there’s a lot to see and do. There’s nothing stressful or outlandish about Bergen itself at all. So after […]

TripIt Commercial: Full Length Version

Back in April, when I was doing a road trip from San Francisco to Sonoma, I started out by filming outtakes for what I consider the best travel app, TripIt Pro. We filmed in their headquarters in San Francisco with a really cool set up in a great building and a great crew. I have […]

FOX Business Segment on Airline Seats

Here is my latest FOX Business segment from The Willis Report on the changes to airlines’ seats. Southwest Airlines announced they are widening seats by a minute amount and are claiming a great victory over the other carriers in coach. To me, it’s a joke but at the same time as a tall guy I […]

How I Got Started

I get so many emails asking so many different questions everyday that it would be impossible for me to answer them all. So I’ve decided to answer some common questions as blog posts from time to time. For my first question, I’m going to answer how I got started and some advice on how you […]

Day Trip to Tikal, Guatemala

The ancient temple complex of Tikal is my favorite site in the ancient Mayan world. I went for the first time in 2003 during a multiple month overland trip from Panama City, Panama to Mexico through all of Central America. I was super excited to take a day trip to Tikal, Guatemala from San Ignacio, […]

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