My Upcoming Travel Schedule

As I cannot possibly answer all the emails asking me where I am going next, here is my upcoming travel schedule that is confirmed so far through February. January 10-14 I am flying into Medford, Oregon to visit Crater Lake National Park and driving down to the Bay Area to visit friends and watch the […]

My Year in Travel 2012

2012 was a great year in travel for me personally and professionally. I started getting serious about turning my travel stuff into a business; which has been going great! I started doing a lot more press, writing and TV including a show on Travel Channel and a regular spot on Fox News. I also did […]

27 New Years Travel Resolutions From Top Travelers and Writers

As 2012 ends and 2013 rapidly approaches, we all find ourselves looking ahead to the New Year. While some get caught up in the festivities and some don’t-all of us review our 2012 and look ahead to the new year. So as one of the world’s most traveled people and a travel writer, I got […]

Christmas in Sandy Hook

Christmas in Sandy Hook was different than Christmas just about anywhere else this year. It wasn’t a celebration of family, joy and gifts but a solemn day of remembrance. Some families were thankful to still be in tact but for 26 different families in the community and countless others, it was a day of unopened […]

An Iconic New York Hotel

There are few cities as iconic as New York City. It has everything-it is the best city in the world and I’m not just saying that because I live here. Within the two great rivers that encapsulate Manhattan are a few iconic hotels. Most are old world, traditional hotels like the Plaza, the Pierre, the […]

What to do in Naples, Florida

A lot of people think of Naples, Florida as a place for retiring or golf. Well both those things happen a lot in Naples-there’s no denying that. However, it is also a thriving city with a lot to do for the younger generations including world-class restaurants, a great stretch of beach and excellent hotels. I […]

A Night of Culturazzi in New York

The Marriott and WIRED Culturazzi Series held its final event of 2012 last night in New York City. It was a special night to celebrate art, music and innovation at the WIRED pop-up store in Soho. It was another fabulous evening in a series of events by two cutting edge brands that really get it. […]

How Sports and Travel Go Together

Sports and travel; travel and sports; any way you look at it they go hand in hand. Whether you love to travel or you love sports, there is no denying they go together. All collegiate and professional sports teams travel. If you’re a big sports fan like me then perhaps you actually learned geography from […]

Best of Captiva Island in Two Days

Everybody knows South Florida. Obviously, most people associate Miami with South Florida and rightfully so but Southwest Florida is often left out of the conversation. From Fort Myers to Naples there is a lot going on in Southwest Florida. However, one other thing that Southwest Florida has is fabulous islands-islands like Captiva Island. Captiva Island […]

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is one of the great natural sites in the United States. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is located in Southeastern New Mexico in the Guadalupe Mountains about 18 miles from Carlsbad, New Mexico and some 150 miles from El Paso, Texas. Named after the city of Karlovy Vary in the Czech […]