Who is The Minority Nomad?
 

Who is The Minority Nomad?

“Whereas the average individuals “often have not the slightest idea of what they are, of what they want, of what their own opinions are,” self-actualizing individuals have “superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, […]

 
 

How To Guides

How to Plan your First International Trip
 

How to Plan your First International Trip

Colombia, France, or Indonesia? Same Same but Different!!!!! Destination selection can make the difference between an amazing experience and a nightmare. When selecting your destination be sure to take into account what YOU enjoy. If […]

 
 
 

Blog

Happy Birthday to Me: My Real New Year in Travel
 

Happy Birthday to Me: My Real New Year in Travel

I don’t get excited for Christmas, New Years, or Halloween. My birthday is the real holiday. Some may see it as narcissistic, and that may be true. But for me to live another year is […]

 
 
 
6 Eastern European Cities You Must See Now
 

6 Eastern European Cities You Must See Now

Antiquated images of poverty and dilapidation are burned into the western psyche when thoughts of Eastern Europe appear. We can thank the Cold War and western media propaganda for that. Although some areas of Eastern […]

 
 
 
Elephant Hills Luxury Rainforest Camp Khao Sok Thailand
 

Elephant Hills Luxury Rainforest Camp Khao Sok Thailand

Your experience with Elephant Hills begins the moment you see your name being held up by your driver. Elephant Hills provides complimentary transport to all customers from several key points in the region. Mine was […]

 
 
 
 

Journal

Only Reason to Visit Ubud: Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
 

Only Reason to Visit Ubud: Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

To say I disliked Ubud,Indonesia would be an understatement. My utter disdain for the pretentious and self righteous expats who have infested that beautiful area knows no bounds. When I thought all was lost. My bags […]

 
 
 
Auschwitz and Birkenau Concentration Camp Photo Essay
 

Auschwitz and Birkenau Concentration Camp Photo Essay

My trip Auschwitz and Birkenau came about by accident. I met a group of MBA students from the US,China,Poland, and Germany at my hostel. They were on a cultural tour as part of their program […]

 
 
 
World Travel Market London 2014 Recap Images
 

World Travel Market London 2014 Recap Images

As one of the premier Travel industry events of the year, World Travel Market London draws travel experts from around the world. I was excited to attend my first as a member of the press […]

 
 
 
 

Minority Report

How Travel Can Save the Lives of African-American Men
 

How Travel Can Save the Lives of African-American Men

I recently received an email with a news link from my hometown. Click…..my heart sank a bit. My younger brother was arrested and is being charged with multiple felonies. At this point it’s likely my […]

 
 
 

Travelers of Color Interview: Bennette

Readers regularly message me looking for advice and help. Two things I’m always willing to provide. Bennette reached out to me looking for advice on Thailand. Little did she know I would be in Thailand […]

 
 
 
 
 

Recommendations

The Intercontinental Bali Club Experience
 

The Intercontinental Bali Club Experience

The beautiful white sand Jimbaran coast has no shortage of high end resorts. Stretched across the stunning Jimbaran Bay, the Intercontinental Bali has a special place in the rarefied Bali resort scene. Chief amongst their offerings […]

 
 
 
Savoey Restaurants: A Thai Staple of Quality Dining
 

Savoey Restaurants: A Thai Staple of Quality Dining

Thailand has the BEST street food in the world. Having long advocated for tourist to make a large part of their travel diet street food, it may come as a surprise I’m writing about a […]

 
 
 
Norwegian Airlines Review: The New Kid on The Block
 

Norwegian Airlines Review: The New Kid on The Block

Norway often ranks highly in polls measuring quality of life, global wealth, health and education. Well lets go ahead and add international flights to that list. It’s difficult to express my surprise and happiness at […]

 
 
 
 
The Istanbul EDITION: Istanbul’s Premier Luxury Hotel
 

The Istanbul EDITION: Istanbul’s Premier Luxury Hotel

As we approach the door it’s opened by a smiling and welcoming security guard. Shortly thereafter I hear an enthusiastic “Heyyyyyyyy, how are you”. I don’t recall knowing this guy but assumed my companion must. […]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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