Month: April 2014

Wrapping Up: The 2014 New York Travel Festival

This past weekend, April 26th and 27th, I attended and spoke at the annual NY Travel Festival. The weekend was a productive and interesting look at the state of the Travel, Adventure, and Travel Media industry, and featured informative sessions from industry leaders including the Travel 2.0 group, G Adventures, Matador Network, and AFAR Media, …

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Interviewing for the Tour Leader Position with G Adventures

Recently I had the opportunity to meet with G Adventures Bruce Poon-Tip, as well as Global Purpose Specialist Eduardo Cartaya. After a number of inspiring converstaions, I submitted my application to work with them at a Chief Exploration Officer – a G Adventures guide. For your interest, here are my brief answers submitted online. I’d …

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Hallstatt, Austria

Tucked away in the mountains of Austria you’ll find the tiny town of Hallstatt. Hallstatt and its population of less than 1000 residents rest on the southwestern shore of the Hallstätter See. In addition to the picturesque view of the town on the lake, tourists can see the world’s first salt mine, enjoy nearby skiing, …

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Kamawanu, Tokyo, Japan

Kamawanu Load up here on tenugui, traditional dyed cloths printed with images of everything from Mount Fuji to musical notes. Locals use the fabrics for wrapping wine bottles and presents (for the constant gift-giving), and they can easily double as handkerchiefs and napkins. 23-1 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku; 011-81-3-3780-0182.

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