• Three Great Myths About Working with a Travel Advisor I want to dispel the three biggest myths about working with a travel advisor.  Why? Because I just don’t understand why everyone planning a vacation does not work with an expert that offers great value.  I have traveled around the globe hundreds of times by every method possible. I know Russia and Egypt like the […]
  • RIP Influencers. Long Live the Experts Part rant, part ‘come to Jesus moment’; you have been warned…… This may sound strange coming from me, but I am bored with social media. Not updates from friends and family, those I love.  But I am bored with the artfully crafted, fluff that is passing for influencer marketing in travel.  I am over it, […]
  • When Did Leisure Travel Get So Serious? The only time you see “vacation’ mentioned in travel articles today is to bemoan the fact that Americans take so little ‘vacation time’. Serious travelers don’t take vacations. They are supposedly searching for something much deeper.  Vacation seems to imply sitting on a beach sipping tall drinks. I think this is a misnomer. At least […]
  • How To Market to the Affluent Traveler? Note:  The editor of a leading travel industry publication called me “entitled” recently. I was shocked. Fortunate yes, but hardly entitled. But I thought maybe my language is, maybe my travels appear so? And is that a bad thing when I hope to inspire high net worth travelers? I don’t think so, and that inspired […]

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I was an invited guest for many of these trips, but I never accept a trip in exchange for any promise of positive​ stories or social media posts​. The opinions and findings are all my own and always... unedited. It speaks for the integrity of these suppliers that they trust their product will shine, without any quid pro quos in exchange for travel. I choose who I work with very carefully for this reason.