I joined Gary Arndt, Chris Christensen and Jen Leo on their always entertaining podcast This Week in Travel this week. We discuss several news stories — did you see that guy who tattooed his back with a giant world map and is filling … Read on
I like being asked to chip in at conferences or TV or radio shows. It’s flattering. But lately I’ve been wondering if it’s really necessary to cross the globe, talk with sponsors, rub shoulders with writers you like (or hide from those you’d … Read on
CNN asked me to talk about the safety issue in Mexico, and titled the video after my point — that Cancun’s homicide rate is actually less than Orlando’s. Unfortunately CNN misspelled “reidontravel.” Here’s the CNN article with the link.
I’m more picky about what I read than what I eat, as I explained in this interview with MissAdventures (aka Melanie Renzulli). Well, more or less. (I don’t eat dog meat or McDonald’s.) I say this because in a travel writer’s life, reading … Read on
Hey, this happened! Months ago I recorded a segment for “Jamaica Bared” that’s been popping up on Travel Channel lately. Here’s a link to my snippet where I get to liken the touristy Martha Brae River — which I rafted once on a … Read on
I enjoyed meeting travelers and writers (and drinking mezcal) at the NY Travel Fest last Saturday. I also had the pleasure to join Valarie D’Elia of Travel with Val fame, and Jason Clampet from Skift.com, with fancy Ted Talk mics, in a panel … Read on