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Totally into Tram Travel

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

I have a soft spot for trams, which stems from my love of riding public transportation to explore urban centers. Trams also provide both a great street-level view and insight into a city’s character.

In this guest post for the …

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Top 5 Travel Bucket List

Friday, July 11th, 2014

I’ve been back in the U.S. about four months now which means I’m starting to seriously get the inch to go abroad. When thinking about where I want to go, five countries instantly pop into my head:

#1  Cuba – …

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Richest Man in the World

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Ryan in Antarctica 1While in L.A. last week, I stayed with my buddy Ryan, who I met in Argentina a year or so ago. I was just back from my Antarctic expedition and he was on his way. In typical traveler style, he …

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The 7 “New” Wonders of the World *Videos*

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

I recently read an article about the “new” 7 natural wonders of the world and was surprised to find that I’ve visited 6 out of the 7 awardees. (Although I’m not sure why I was surprised given that I’ve spent …

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Ice Art: Photo Essay

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

I thought Antarctica was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but instead of being satisfied with my 11-day expedition, it only whetted my appetite for more — more natural beauty, more immensity, more clear, white light. These photos are the reason why I’ll …

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Inspiring Travel Photographers

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

I’m a bit of a reluctant photographer. While I have a great camera, I don’t really know how to use it and I hate carrying it around everywhere…Still I can appreciate how powerful a photo can be. So I try.…

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Colonial Gate Crashing

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

One of my favorite treats while on the road is to drop by a fancy hotel and pretend that I have a civilized life. I usually order a drink, chill out in the air conditioning, and shamelessly avail myself of …

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Dune Sports! *Video*

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

I am a die-hard fan of playing in the sand and my recent trip to the famous Namib Desert provided me with yet another opportunity to get a little gritty! Here’re my favorite dune sports:

Morocco – Riding the Dunes

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My Favorite 3 Mosques

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

I first started to appreciate Islamic culture while visiting Spain’s famous Alhambra – full or Moorish influence. But there’s no better representation of beautiful Arab architecture then some of Islam’s most sacred places of worship: Mosques.

Here’re 3 of my …

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Top 5 Countries

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Laughing Women in Market

100-Country Club: I have a few friends who claim to be in the “100-Country Club.”  And while I’m not doubting them, that is a helluva lot of countries. I purposely don’t have the country count listed here (OK, 53) mostly because …

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