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 [...]
With Mardi Gras quickly approaching party town New Orleans is on fire. Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter, is stereotypical Mardi Gras at its best. It’s sleazy, it’s sloppy, it’s 24/7 alcohol with drunks, punks and nudity. That said, for the Mardi Gras first timer who likes that frat boy vibe, it’s [...]
It’s hard to imagine that in the middle of New York City’s concrete jungle of skyscrapers and traffic, there’s a thriving community of rock climbers. I recently ventured out with the Outside Television crew to do a little bouldering across Central Park's natural jungle gyms.
Walter’s restaurant in Portland, Maine – photo courtesy of www.waltersportland.com When it comes to foodie cities, Portland Maine may not be the first place that comes to mind. New York, New Orleans, San Francisco for sure, but, as I recently discovered while filming new episodes of Outside Today, the tiny seacoast town of Portland is [...]
Burning Man. How does one describe this week long arts/hardcore party event held every year in Nevada’s Black Rock City desert? Truly, it cannot be contained or explained by words and pictures alone. It’s truly something you have to experience to understand…or believe. For one week, some 50,000 costume-clad visitors travel from all over the [...]
Ever since I was little, it’s been a dream of mine… I always wanted to become a famous filmmaker. Calling the shots, directing the crew and strolling down the red carpet at Cannes with the likes of James Cameron and Quentin Tarantino. Instead of signing up for four years of filmmaking school, I hunted on-line for an intensive film course that would teach me the craft, quickly. New York Film Academy offers a four-week workshop that teaches Spielberg wannabes how to write, shoot, direct and edit. Their programs are all over the world, from Paris to Milan, London to Seoul, Tokyo, Florence and Shanghai. www.nyfa.com