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Bali–Must-See

By |2017-07-17T10:59:15-05:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Bali-Must-See. Bali is well known as a dream destination for fantasy beaches and parties that end well past dawn. But Bali punches well above its weight for South East Asian islands. There is a tremendous amount of history, culture, and incredibly friendly people. I am going to provide a wrap-up of the must-see places in Bali. [...]

Michael Runkel – 176 countries … and counting!

By |2018-03-07T20:09:15-05:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

[Download .mp3] Michael Runkel has traveled the world as a professional photographer taking over one million photos, including over 600 UNESCO World Heritage sites!   Michael has traveled to 176 countries and on his journeys has collected some amazing travel experiences.  He stayed with a powerful sheik in his palace in Yemen as war was declared. [...]

Anna Zavialova – 92 countries … and counting!

By |2018-03-07T20:08:00-05:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] Anna is on a quest to travel to every country in the world.  Anna is an adventurous, solo female traveler who couchsurfed on her own in Afghanistan and then some!   Anna’s youth was spent as a citizen of the USSR effectively cut off from over half of the world.  She dreamed of travel [...]

Wonderful Faces Of Indonesia

By |2018-08-02T07:43:35-05:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , |

Wonderful faces of Indonesia. Thailand typically claims the mantle as the land of smiles. With my recent visit to Indonesia, I was reminded how friendly and hospitable the Indonesians are. My travels brought me to the islands of Bali and Java. And I was met continually by the wonderful faces of Indonesia during my visit. I [...]

Anthony William – 38 countries … accomplished in a wheelchair!

By |2018-03-07T20:06:35-05:00September 13th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

[Download .mp3] Anthony is on a quest to visit all 193 countries in the world.  And he plans to accomplish this goal as the first person in a wheelchair.    Anthony is an incredibly impressive individual who has not let physical disabilities dictate his life.  Despite being in a wheelchair he has managed to travel to [...]

Borobudur Temple – Must-See

By |2017-02-12T13:04:18-05:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Borobudur Temple – Must-See. Borobudur is a Buddhist Temple located in central Java, Indonesia and is considered the largest Buddhist structure in the world. Its sheer size is striking. Today, Indonesia is the most populous Muslim nation, but back in the 8th century, the island of Java, was a melting pot of Hindus and Buddhists. In fact, Hindu Prambanan temple [...]

William Baekeland – 154 countries … and is traveling to another list of 12,000 places!

By |2018-03-07T20:04:55-05:00September 6th, 2016|Categories: Podcast|

[Download .mp3] At the young age of only 23, William has made his way to over three quarters of the world’s countries! NOTICE: Please be advised that many in the travel community have alleged that William is really Jesse Gordon. He has been accused of defrauding members of the travel community by setting up trips, accepting [...]

Manila American Cemetery – Must-See

By |2019-05-23T13:23:47-05:00September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , |

Manila American Cemetery - Must-See.  Across the globe, lay in rest over 200,000 men and women who perished in battle defending the United Stated and its allies. These heroes were predominantly American but also many allies are interred side by side. The American Battle Monuments Commission maintains 25 military cemeteries as well as 27 memorials and [...]