Everything You Need to Know About the Overseas Territories of France

This article focuses on the Territories of France. It is part of a 4-part series explaining current day situation of the remnants of the colonial empires of the early 20th Century, almost all of which are small islands scattered around the world. Other parts of the series will examine the status of Dutch, British and […]

The Lakes of Band-e Amir, Afghanistan

Any car can drive on any road, as long as the driver is determined enough. Travel has taught me this lesson time and time again, and the drive to the sapphire lakes of Band-e Amir, Afghanistan’s first national park, is yet more proof. The road begins innocently enough. Fresh black asphalt cuts through the sparse […]

Global Travel Conspiracy, Episode 48 – African History With Peter Baxter

Subscribe to Global Conspiracy Theory on Apple Podcasts On this week’s podcast, I speak with historian and author Peter Baxter to talk about 20th Century African history. We have a wide-ranging discussion about in and outs of war in Africa, British decolonization, Nelson Mandela, and traveling in Africa. Having lived in Zimbabwe, Peter also has […]

January 2018 Desktop Wallpaper

This month’s image was taken over Kluane National Park, Yukon Most Desktops (will adjust for size) | iPad | iPhone 6/7/8 | iPhone 6/7/8 Plus | iPhone X2560×1600 (MacBook Retina 13?) | 2880×1800 (MacBook Retina 15?) | 5k iMac

This Week in Travel – Episode 231

This week I’m joined by my co-hosts Jen Leo and Chris Christensen and this week’s guest Spud Hilton of the San Francisco Chronicle Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Picks of the week:

2017: A Year in Photography

2017 was an odd year for me. It was the least amount I have traveled since I started traveling full time in 2007. I “only” stepped foot in 14 countries this year. I did make the most of it as I visited 27 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites this year (plus 1 that was added […]