The Big Island of Hawaii for SPG Amex

Advertiser Disclosure Earlier this year, I filmed an SPG Amex video on the Big Island of Hawaii as part of my partnership with the Starwood Preferred Guest card from American Express. This is a partnership in its second year which has taken me to several cool Starwood properties including the W Hollywood and W Scottsdale [...]

5 Awesome Things to do in and Around Whistler

I first went to Vancouver and Whistler in October 2002 during my first British Columbia trip right after I quit my job for the first time. I basically fell in love with the lifestyle in Whistler and I don’t even ski. I basically just hung around, hiked, mountain biked and wasted a few weeks chilling [...]

3 Days in Cincinnati

Before mid-August I only knew three things about Cincinnati, Ohio. I used to watch the old sitcom ‘WKRP in Cincinnati’ with my parents, their sports teams and they have a Masters tennis tournament. I literally knew nothing else. So when I decided to go to Cincinnati I didn’t have any expectations at all other than [...]

My Perfect Travel Day

As many of you know, I am co-writing a book about 20 of the 98 people who have ever visited every country in the world. The book is going to be a Q&A format with each traveler and there will be a lot of other background and substance. I just answered my questions and the [...]

5 Things to do in Western Newfoundland

Western Newfoundland is a place that few people know much about. If you know Newfoundland at all you probably know it as that big island off Canada that you fly over on the air map on your plane en route to Europe and back. You may also know that several planes were grounded there just [...]

Life is Good at the Four Seasons Maui

In case you didn’t know it, I absolutely love Maui. Let’s be honest, who doesn’t? I recently named Maui #3 on my list of the 30 best islands in the world. Maui has it all. Maui has the phenomenal Haleakala National Park; plus you can do a lot of high-flying adventures in the sky; and [...]

Molokai is the Most Interesting Island in Hawaii

Molokai is the least populated of the inhabited Hawaiian Islands but certainly one of the most beautiful. Molokai is a step back in time; it feels like something out of the South Pacific like the Marquesas Islands or the Solomon Islands; certainly not America. Molokai is laid back and slow-paced but there is much on [...]

One Day in Canberra, Australia

Quick…What’s the capital of Australia? You don’t know do you?! Hint, it’s not Sydney and it’s not Melbourne. No, it’s not Brisbane or Perth or even Adelaide! It is Canberra. You know that city that everybody dreams of visiting when they think of going down under. Admit, you have never heard of Canberra and know [...]

Hiking Mount Kosciuszko in Australia

The seven summits are the highest peak on each continent. To achieve climbing the seven summits is about as rare as traveling to every country in the world; very few people have actually done it. In 2006, I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa; which is the highest peak in Africa and was my first seven [...]

4 Places to Visit on a Road Trip in Western Australia

Road trips are the epitome of intrepid travel and a great way to see a lot of a large area. There are a lot of classic road trips in the world but a road trip in Western Australia is definitely a great way to see a good chunk of the biggest state in Australia. I [...]

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