A couple years ago I made a song with four bass parts called “CAN I HAVE A #CHAT?” — about a travel hopeful, surrounded by lush woods and waterfalls, but feeling SO ALONE. And only wanting a … Read on
The best way to remember a trip isn’t just slowing down to really be present in a place. Instead, as I wrote for the National Geographic Traveler today, it’s STOPPING altogether. For me, that is often to draw a little something that catches … 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.
Chiapas is my favorite part of Mexico. Most of it is mountainous and cool, and a place where you can witness Mayan life, past and present — often in places that see few to no visitors. One such site is Chinkultic, about 25 … Read on
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Here’s the video link of my appearance on the Today Show yesterday, discussing whether or not you should consider going to Cancún for Spring Break. I’d add this: New Orleans, which … Read on
Here’s a lost photo essay I somehow rediscovered scans of. Several years ago, in a previous incarnation of the Lonely Planet website, I was asked about my ‘first 24 hours’ in a special place. I immediately picked Mexico City. It’s the trip, as … Read on