Wedding Weekend in Eisenach, Germany

Germany is such a great place to visit and has so much to offer that sometimes you forget how cool it actually is. Germany has all the big cities and festivals that everyone knows about but then it has secondary type towns that are even better than cities like Munich or Berlin. They are smaller, […]

Road Trip Around Bulgaria

Eastern Europe is one of my favorite places to travel. I love the history, the old communist, Iron Curtain feel and the great natural scenery. I love taking the train from city to city; it’s a great way to see the countries. However, nothing beats a good, old-fashioned road trip. My buddy Jake and I […]

How to Plan a Bachelor Party in Kiev

My third time in Ukraine was my first time there with friends. I had done the scouting out for years and couldn’t wait for the opportunity to throw a bachelor/stag party in Kiev. My friend Mike finally obliged by getting engaged and then entrusted me with figuring out a suitable site and planning his bachelor […]

My Upcoming European Trip

I thought I would give a little update about my upcoming trip to Europe. I leave Thursday from New York to Kiev, Ukraine for my friends’ bachelor party this weekend. From Kiev, we are flying via Moscow to Varna, Bulgaria for 3-4 days at the Black Sea resort town. We will also do a daytrip […]

Vita Coco Coconut Water Giveaway!

I have teamed up with leading coconut water provider Vita Coco to give away a case of coconut water to three of my readers and fans! Vita Coco is an all-natural, super-hydrating, fat-free, cholesterol-free, nutrient-packed, potassium-stacked, mega-electrolyte coconut water! It is also delicious and I drink it all the time. RULES: 1. You need to […]

My 4 Favorite Athletes of the London Olympics

I love the Olympics, always have and always will. London 2012 was no exception. It had so many great moments and athletes. Some were triumphant, some were heartbreaking, some were irritating and some were just plain funny. I will really miss the Olympics until Sochi 2014 but here are my four favorite athletes from London […]

Why You Should Take a Limo Around Napa Valley

If you love travel, wine tasting and vineyards then few things are better than traveling to visit different wine regions. I love visiting different parts of the world and tasting at several different vineyards. It is really relaxing, educational and it’s also really fun! Half the fun or half the problem can be getting around […]

Why Michael Phelps is NOT the Greatest Olympian Ever

Michael Phelps is not the greatest Olympian of all time. He is not even the greatest US Olympian of all time. He is the greatest swimmer of all time and he does have the most medals in Olympic history. Those are facts and they are indisputable. However, the greatest Olympian of all time is Carl […]

In Search of Captain Morgan

As a travel writer with a popular travel blog and some other national outlets, I get a lot of offers and calls to go on press trips. I very rarely accept them. I don’t like being on someone else’s schedule and I don’t like feeling obligated to do something in return for a free trip […]

Why Should You Travel?

Travel opens your eyes and your mind to a whole new world. Travel enables you to see the world through other peoples eyes and from other points of view. Travel increases your awareness of other cultures and people. Travel makes you smarter. Travel is the best education you can receive. Travel enables you to speak […]