4×4 Safari to Jebel Harim in the Musandam Peninsula of Oman

Today I visited the Musandam Peninsula in Oman for the third time. I’m onboard the the Azamara Journey, which became the first cruise ship to dock in Khasab, the capital of the Musandam Peninsula. The prior two times I had driven up from Dubai when I was visiting all of the Emirates. This was the […]

My Epic Golf Trip to Ireland

I love golf. I love watching it, talking about it and especially playing it. If you follow me regularly, you’ve noticed I’ve been playing a lot recently. Aside from loving the game, I was prepping for my golf trip to Ireland. I didn’t want to embarrass myself on some of the most esteemed courses in […]

The 30 Best Man Made Sites in the World

Choosing the 30 best man made sites in the world is quite an undertaking. Much like the 30 best cities in the world or the 30 best islands in the world; there is a ton to consider. As you know, the world is a very big place and then there is the old versus new […]

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 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 […]

The 30 Best Islands in the World

I’ve decided to update many of my old 30 best lists that all started with the 30 best cities in the world. We have actually been fixing bad links, eliminating and updating many old posts and 30 best lists for a while now but I have chosen to publish the 30 best islands in 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 […]

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