5 Reasons to Buy an Annual Travel Insurance Plan

A lot of people mistakenly think that they should only buy travel insurance to cover themselves for big trips. Obviously you’d want to cover yourself for those trips, but you also want to cover yourself for short trips too. For instance, a weekend trip to Canada or Mexico. For a frequent traveler like myself, there […]

4 Days in the Serengeti at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge

4 Days in the Serengeti at the Four Seasons Safari Lodge I’ve been on over 70 safaris across all the major parks in Africa. Plus, many private game reserves from South to East Africa. Yet I had only been to the Serengeti once back in 2006. Albeit for ten days or so camping in the […]

3 Days Golfing in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

3 Days Golfing in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Idaho is one of those Big Sky states that you don’t know much about. You know potatoes. You know the state is shaped funny and you’ve probably heard of Boise (although you may not know it’s in Idaho)-but that’s really about it. I’d always wanted to explore Idaho […]

Micro-Cation: Millennials Leading the Shorter Trips Trend

The majority (57 percent) of Americans did not take a leisure trip longer than four nights in the last year, with Millennials leading this “micro-cation” trend, according to the 2019 Vacation Confidence Index* released by Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance and assistance company. A “micro-cation” is defined as a leisure trip that is fewer than […]

Many Americans Think Destination Weddings Are Selfish

Many Americans are planning and budgeting to attend a lineup of weddings this summer. Some may be factoring in the additional costs of flights and hotels to attend a destination wedding. Almost half of people surveyed define this as any wedding that requires a plane ride from home. These costs can really add up. Not […]

How to See the Gorillas in Uganda

How to see the gorillas in Uganda I saw the film ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ growing up and knew wanted to see gorillas in real life someday. In 2010, I saw the Silverback Gorillas in Rwanda. But that experience had always left me a little unsatisfied. The weather was so miserable. Plus, I was unprepared […]

Danzante Bay and the Islands of Loreto

Danzante Bay and the Islands of Loreto Danzante Bay and the Islands of Loreto have long been a secret. In Mexico, where tourism is big business, Loreto is relatively unknown to the masses including myself. I’ve been all over Mexico and at least know of just about everywhere even if I haven’t been. However, Loreto […]

3 Days at Reynolds Lake Oconee

3 Days at Reynolds Lake Oconee I had long heard about Reynolds Lake Oconee in Georgia. It was supposed to be a great golf destination. It was supposed to have a great hotel. Plus, it’s a fast growing community located halfway between Atlanta and Augusta. So I was thrilled to finally get down to Reynolds […]

How to Stay Fit Traveling All the Time

A lot of people ask me how I stay fit traveling all the time. I usually say the same thing in short; eat well and exercise. However, there is more to it than that of course. In this post, I’m going to outline how I stay fit traveling. Plus I’m going to give general tips […]

5 Awesome Things to do in London

London is by far one of my favorite cities in the world. It’s the first city I ever visited abroad and ranks very high on my 30 best cities in the world list. I’ve visited over 100 times since I lived there in 1998 but I’ve written very little about it over the years. Perhaps […]

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