The 30 Best Islands in the World

I’ve decided to update many of my old 30 best lists that all started with the 30 best cities in the world. We have actually been fixing bad links, eliminating and updating many old posts and 30 best lists for a while now but I have chosen to publish the 30 best islands in the […]

Euro 2016 Road Trip in France

If you love sports and travel like I do then what I’m about to say should immediately go onto your bucket list. I just did a Euro 2016 road trip around France attending 4 games in 5 days in 3 different stadiums in 3 different cities. My 3 friends and I also drove over 1000 […]

3 Places Not to Miss in Sicily

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear Sicily? The Godfather, mafia, Goodfellas, crime and several other non-flattering things brought about by Hollywood. You probably don’t think about stunning landscapes, amazing food, beautiful destinations and a sensory overload of pretty much everything! I just visited Sicily for the 3rd or 4th time and […]

5 Awesome Things to do in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada is the premier skiing destination in Eastern Canada. It is a gorgeous place full of natural beauty, wildlife and seclusion. A little known secret is that Mont-Tremblant is a full year resort destination as well. I am not a big skier so I was happy to go up in late May and […]

5 Awesome Things To Do in Vienna, Austria

It’s funny how your perspective changes as you get older. For example, I first came to Vienna in 2000 just after graduation from college. I had left my buddies who I was backpacking with as I wanted to go to Bratislava and Vienna and they wanted to go down to Milan from Salzburg where I […]

How I Made it to the North Pole

How I made it to the North Pole is a roundabout story that goes back more than 2 years. Ever since my first failed Antarctic expedition when Prince Harry prevented me from reaching the South Pole and when I finally made it to the South Pole I knew I was going to go to the […]

5 Awesome Places to See in Nicaragua

I went to Central America for the first time in early 2001. With the low costs, beautiful beaches, hot weather, nice locals and interesting expats-I was hooked quickly to the lure of Central America. Back in 2003, I did a massive overland backpacking trip with my friends from Panama to Mexico and every country in […]

Staying on the Palm Islands of Dubai

I love Dubai. I really do. I could live in Dubai and be quite happy. It’s central to pretty much everywhere in the world. It’s big, it’s bold, it’s clean and it’s really nice. I have been to Dubai more times than I can count and have used it as a transit base for traveling […]

Hobbiton is one of the Coolest Things in New Zealand

I have never seen any of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movies. I have never seen any of ‘The Hobbit’ movies. I have never read any of the books either. I don’t like science fiction or fantasy. That said, I went to the Hobbiton movie set as a special day and night time tour excursion […]

5 Things to do in Shanghai, China

Shanghai, China is one of the most exciting cities in the world. It has developed as fast as any city I can think of and is constantly striving to develop further. I’ve been to Shanghai a handful of times now and really feel like I have a firm grasp on the city-I even named it […]

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