Today's podcast guests offer voluntourism by motorcycle to benefit orphans in developing countries. But their voluntourists are Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, not Millennials.Read More »
Thanksgiving week is the busiest time for American travelers. In an attempt to maximize profits, airlines have made it more difficult for your bags to qualify as a free carry-on while simultaneously raising baggage fees.
Besides my family, I don't often travel with others. When I do it's usually with Jill, whom I frequently mention in my podcasts and blog posts. She lives in Ohio and I live in North Carolina, so we ride our motorcycles to a meeting spot, then tour a region together before going our separate ways.
Brattleboro's culture is legendary. Even its chamber of commerce proclaims "the hippies have had a lasting influence on the town’s character and values.”
Sometimes the people I meet in my travels give me an unexpected glimpse of a life that I could also be living. For better and for worse.
First Lieutenant Alonzo "Lon" Cushing was decorated with the nation's highest military honor for his service at Gettysburg. The presentation was more than 150 years in the making.
I occasionally contribute to the KOA (Kampgrounds of America) blog. Last year, I was speaking at a Maryland cancer event and got a tip that a nearby campground operated a haunted house with a regional draw.
By now, after three parts of our interview, you have fallen in love with world traveler Allan Karl, author of "Forks: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine and Connection" and Neale Bayly, motorcycle philanthropist.
The first two Parts of this series are focused on round-the-world traveler and author Allan Karl's adventures.