It’s never been a great idea to plan any aspect of your life around a buzzword popularized by a terrible movie. And Bucket List, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman as selfish dying strangers who run off in their final days to tackle a … Read on
Those who only give the Mekong Delta a $10 or $15 from Saigon only get a brief look at Ben Tre, which is nice enough but stuffed with visitors (though this shot is from that area). Lost over the past decade is how … Read on
Here’s my Guideposts interview about some inspiring destination ideas for spring break: Mexico, Kansas, using local sports as vehicle to meet locals, and helping communities recovering from natural disasters.
Everyone loves a list of what will happen in the world of travel, fashion, food, sports, news. And I fell for the temptation too, by producing my 2010 list for Lonely Planet. Of all the claims, I am most certain that Hanoi will … Read on
Thursday is for Huggers Do we hug more when we travel? I mean, hug people you’ve known for 10 minutes and will never see again? I’ve had some memorable ones — by teachers on train platforms, grandparents on Polish balconies, drunk telephone line … Read on
IS NIC POLO THE REAL McPOLO?The new ’76-Second Travel Show’ — featuring 10 bonus seconds this time — professes to highlight a couple key, integral, possibly life-changing aspects of travel at least twice monthly. Letters will be read on the air (quickly) if … Read on