The 50 Best Public Golf Experiences in America

How do you narrow thousands of public golf courses to the 50 best public golf experiences in America? First, play a lot of golf all over the country! I have played the top 100 public golf courses in America and over 500 in total. Second, most of the golf lists are top 100 or a […]

SmartBenefits

Travel is an amazing thing but travel can also be stressful. Delays happen, sadly more frequently than we’d all wish. Delays inevitably cause added expenses such as food, hotels and other unforeseen costs. Luckily, Allianz Travel Insurance offers a product called SmartBenefits. SmartBenefits are a suite of special travel-delay and baggage-delay benefits available with certain plans […]

Why I Use Allianz Travel Insurance Over Others

I’ve been working with Allianz Travel Insurance for the last 6 years or so as a global ambassador. That said, many people have asked me why I use Allianz Travel Insurance over others. That is a really fair question because there are so many options out there. I generally start by stating why you need […]

The 30 Best Cities in the World

The 30 Best Cities in the World The 30 best cities in the world is no ordinary listicle. I generally hate all those lists going around the Internet these days. The 17 best this and the 25 best that; written by someone who hasn’t even been to the places or someone who I would not […]

2 Days in Langkawi, Malaysia

I was so excited to visit Langkawi, Malaysia again! I was there several years ago for a short stay and always wanted to return. Langkawi is a gorgeous island of Malaysia in the Strait of Malacca in the Andaman Sea. It is near Thailand but very different from nearby Phuket. Here’s what I did on […]

The Fallacy of Interacting with Locals

When people regale you with their travel stories, have you ever heard people talk about their local interactions? I hear it all the time amongst serial travelers. When people explain what they do on their trips, they say they go out and interact with the locals wherever they are. They say the locals are so […]

What to Expect Traveling in the Time of Trump

It’s hardly a secret that I did not vote for Donald Trump for President. I don’t agree with 95% of what he says and 99% of what he does. I have actually met him twice, neither of which were memorable-just shook hands in a group of people doing the same thing. I believe that he […]

My Year in Travel 2016

My year in travel 2016 was a busy one that’s for sure. 2016 was a busy year for me in general where I got a puppy named Hector; which is the best thing I’ve done in years. Business wise I had an amazing year in 2016 and I look forward to some new big things […]

The 30 Best Countries For Food

The 30 best countries for food is a nearly impossible task and I am sure that everyone reading this will disagree at some or many of my choices. However, that’s what’s so fun about lists like these-everybody has their own opinions. Check out the 30 best cities in the world or the 30 best islands […]

Two Things You Must Do In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is wealthy; it’s really wealthy. They have oil reserves for generations to come. The capital and largest of the United Arab Emirates is diversifying with incredible tourist facilities and attractions. Abu Dhabi is often assumed to be like Dubai but in fact it’s quite different in the way it’s going after tourism dollars. […]

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