Travel to Eternal Youth: Where To Go to Look Healthier and Feel Fabulous

The desire to stay young – be it through sulphuric bubble baths, broccoli juice elixirs or good ol’ fashion botox – has been a cultural obsession and egotistical hobby throughout history. In 1513, Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León set sail to find a mythical land said to have a fountain of youth. Flash forward [...]

Travel to Eternal Youth: Where To Go to Look Healthier and Feel Fabulous2017-08-02T22:24:06+00:00

Sightseeing Tour of Beijing: Motorcycle Tour of the Great Wall of China

“Beijing Sideways” offers tours to the Great Wall from the sidecar of a 1930‘s vintage motorcycle! Cruise through the Chinese countryside for an off-the-beaten path look at this iconic monument (section of the Great Wall near Huang Hua Shang & Shengtengyu), the follow it up with a french picnic. This is a part of the [...]

Sightseeing Tour of Beijing: Motorcycle Tour of the Great Wall of China2017-08-02T21:36:56+00:00

Destination of the Day: Alaska

Looking to break the routine and indulge in some extreme adventures for 2014? I recently presented at the New York Times Travel Show and shared 10 top destinations for 2014. Every few days, I’ll highlight one of the destinations I covered in my presentation. Some of these destinations highlight culture, others nature and adrenaline activities, [...]

Destination of the Day: Alaska2014-03-10T16:15:53+00:00

The Pursuit of Passion Across the Globe

Passion – defined by Merriam-Webster “as a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something” – has become the buzzword of today. Philosophers, management leaders and talk show hosts alike have preached that following our passions is the roadmap to self-fulfillment, the key to happiness and the pinnacle of personal development. [...]

The Pursuit of Passion Across the Globe2017-07-26T19:40:55+00:00

Bike Tour in Malaga Spain

A Spanish port that boasts Roman ruins, Moorish fortresses and ancient Arabic citadels, Malaga is a quaint coastal city perfect for an afternoon of sightseeing. Yesterday, I explored the city’s narrow alleyways and cobblestone streets by bike. […]

Bike Tour in Malaga Spain2013-09-12T22:16:58+00:00

Jungle Survival in Guyana

With jaguars, anacondas, black caiman and piranha, the jungle is home to a long list of creatures eager to eat, squeeze, bite or nibble on you if given the chance. With so many predator-free high-end luxury resorts around the world, it’s a wonder why people would choose to spend their vacation time in the thick [...]

Jungle Survival in Guyana2017-07-26T20:14:11+00:00

Calgary Stampede in Alberta Canada

(photo credit: Jeff Millar) For those who like to plan ahead and have already started thinking about their summer travel plans, be sure to put The Calgary Stampede on your radar. The world’s largest rodeo, the Stampede draws an estimated 250,000 wannabe cowgirls and cowboys looking to drink beer, yell yee-haw and soak up the [...]

Calgary Stampede in Alberta Canada2017-08-03T15:22:52+00:00

The Lost Island of Pygmy Mammoths – Kayaking in the Channel Islands

Dressed in a skin-tight wet suit, a blue helmet and a bright red life jacket, I clumsily paddled my way into the pursed mouth of a narrow limestone cave. Snarls of foamy saliva-like waves lapped up against the rock’s jagged jaws, and – as a tidal surge swept over my sit-on-top kayak shoving me towards [...]

The Lost Island of Pygmy Mammoths – Kayaking in the Channel Islands2017-08-03T15:26:05+00:00

Cowboy Bootcamp Video on Outside Television

Strap on your chaps and giddy up for Cowboy Bootcamp in Southern California’s Palos Verdes Peninsula! Just an hour’s drive from Los Angeles’ Hollywood, in the rolling green hills of a quaint equestrian community, owner Jim Moore offers wannabe cowboys a chance to ride horses and learn about the art of horsemanship. […]

Cowboy Bootcamp Video on Outside Television2017-08-03T15:29:42+00:00

Canyoneering in California

Drive just 20 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and you’ll find yourself in Rubio canyon. A with a series of waterfalls that cascade across the San Gabriel mountains, it’s the perfect spot to try canyoneering! Now, for those like me who are new to the sport, a simple explanation of canyoneering is when you rappel [...]

Canyoneering in California2017-08-03T15:32:51+00:00