Dave reviews Safestay Hostel, a new luxury hostel that opened in London in the Spring of 2012.
In 2005, Brook Silva-Braga quit his job at HBO in New York City to go backpacking around the world. Only Brook wasn’t your typical backpacker. He had a background in video production and planned to create a documentary about long term travel based on his year-long experience. I had a sneaking suspicion that watching A […]
A review of my inaugural flight on Virgin America, from Washington, DC to Los Angeles.
No traveler can leave their home country without travel health insurance; being injured abroad is an event that no traveler wants to face. Facing a serious injury abroad without the support net of travel insurance makes an already bad situation worse. Holiday Extras is a UK-based company that has been serving the travel community for […]
Downloading the new resume and opening it up was a real “Wow” moment.
In an effort to spread the word, George from Lightload Towels offered to send me a free sample of his unique product. It was an offer I couldn’t refuse since they are billed as “the only towel that is a survival tool.” I wonder, does Bear Grylls know about this? When the package arrived in […]
Back in 2007, I calculated the carbon offset for driving my German car around Virginia, and then made a donation toward renewable energy production. I have played around with the idea of doing the same for all the flights of my trip around the world too. And that’s where Tripbase.com enters the picture. They’ve developed […]
The summer travel season officially kicked off this past weekend in the United States, which means despite the world’s economic troubles, people are heading for the beach or about to take those long desired vacations. According to my January poll of readers, an impressive 77% intend to travel internationally for fun this year. Whether you […]