About Robert ReidRobert Reid is a travel writer (Lonely Planet, New York Times, ESPN), travel expert (Today Show, CNN's Headline News), travel videographer (76-Second Travel Show) and travel artist (don't ask).
Yesterday, January 8, was David Bowie’s birthday. Tomorrow, January 10, is the second anniversary of his death. And so I’ll always be thinking of David Robert Jones this time of year (last year I published my Top 50 David Bowie songs). I made … Read on →
Every now and then something falls into your lap that justifies all the hardships and pluck it takes to get work (or those checks paid) in this freelancing life. Last year I had one of my career highlights, hosting five videos to celebrate … Read on →
For me, 2017 has been the worst year to be American. But I did get to travel a lot. In Baja California, I learned whales can barely see but poke their heads out of the water to look around anyway. I saw a … Read on →
Growing up a Cold War kid in Oklahoma, I naturally became fascinated with the (forbidden) Soviet Union. In high school, I thumbed through copies of Soviet Life in the school library for a report on life in the USSR. Later I read Tolstoy and Dostoevsky … Read on →
Ruby, my eight-year-old daughter, sometimes makes videos with me. Recently we visited Clinton, Oklahoma’s Route 66 Museum with zero intentions of making a video. Then suddenly it happened. This is her take — sometimes bending facts — during our 12-minute visit to the museum. … Read on →
Ever wonder why some people favor old mono recordings to stereo ones? There is a very simple reason why, which I discuss on Episode #00001 of Robert’s Record Corner. (See all of them here.) This new show — which will run as long … Read on →