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 […]

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 […]

The 10 Most Memorable Trips of My Life

When you’ve traveled as much as I have things tend to blend together. There’s that famous travel quote, “I’ve seen more than I can remember and I remember more than I’ve seen”. I can say that’s pretty accurate. However, some trips are more memorable than others. Here are my 10 most memorable trips. 1. Reaching […]

Allianz Travel Insurance Coverage Regarding the Italian Earthquake

As most of you know by now, a strong earthquake struck central Italy, killing and injuring many and destroying many structures. My sympathies go out to those who have been impacted by this terrible disaster. As many of you know, I work with Allianz Travel Insurance as an ambassador. I thought it was important to […]

170 Million Americans Have Not Taken a Vacation in the Last Year

Americans remain vacation deprived according to the seventh annual Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Confidence Index. It found that more than 170 million Americans have not taken a vacation in the last year. This is crazy to me and it says to me that Americans are still leaving a lot of paid vacation days on the […]

5 Must Have Summer Travel Products

It may be the dog days of August but summer is still in full bloom; especially where I currently am in Las Vegas! Keeping cool, clean and refreshed this summer should always be a priority and my friends at TravelSmith have some awesome products to make your summer just a little better and easier! Here […]

Terrorist Attacks are Causing Americans to Change Their Travel Plans

As I wrote about last month, summer vacation spending will jump $5 billion according to the annual Vacation Confidence Index released by Allianz Global Assistance. However, that’s not the whole story given the string of recent global events. The majority of Americans (86%) are concerned about terrorist attacks occurring while on vacation, prompting many to […]

The 2016 Sharing Economy Index Shows Tremendous Growth

We live in a sharing economy these days. You can’t escape it even if you try. I personally use Uber every single day. Why? Because it’s cheaper, more efficient, and cleaner than taxis plus you always have someone who is accountable in case of an incident. I just used Paris Perfect vacation rentals for my […]