Our PBS TV Specials Now Available at a Discounted Price!

Below are the products we have for sale, now at a special price. To purchase the DVDs, click the BUY NOW button. If you have questions or concerns about your order, click here to contact us.  Quest for Wonder: South America Price: $15.00 (includes shipping + handling) PURCHASE VIA PAYPAL Show summary: Visit four of South Americas […]

Seattle and Syria: New Restaurant, Old Roots

My friends Wassef and Racha Haroun are both from Syria, though they now live in Seattle. They were inspired to do something to breakdown stereotypes about their origin region; something that might build an accessible bridge between the different cultures, religions and geographies. And, so they opened restaurants, most recently mbar, a Seattle rooftop supper […]

Join the River Trip of which the Legend Dreamed

Trip dates: July 15 – 25, 2017 George Wendt was the legendary river pioneer, river protector, a partner and a friend. We founded Sobek Expeditions together, and shared so many spectacular exploratories and adventures around the world. Join me, along with legends John Yost, Thom Beers, and the spirit of George Wendt, on the rivers […]

Explore Guatemala: A Summer Rafting Adventure

Wantok Adventures | World Rivers Guatemala: Class III-IV Rapids with: Richard Bangs and John Yost (and the spirit of George Wendt) Trip Dates: July 15-25, 2017 Guatemala, land of the Maya, is blessed with cloud-ripping mountains, caverns deep with legends, hot-tempered volcanoes, dense rainforests and spectacular Spanish colonial treasures. Three exciting rivers, the amazing ruins of […]

MTSobek Appoints Kimberly Daley As New CEO and President

Mountain Travel Sobek, the adventure travel company I co-founded, has a new CEO and President, Kimberly Daley. Kim comes from Pleasant Holidays, one of the largest tour operators in the U.S., and before that she was a VP at Abercrombie & Kent. We’re all very excited with Kim’s leadership, and for the pioneering ahead. See […]

Collision! Survival in the Face of Guns, Gold and God: Papua New Guinea

We thought we should share a glimpse of our new series, Collision, in partnership with our friend Peter Guber, the producer who helped save a species with the film Gorillas in the Mist. When Western culture crashes into a separate people long-isolated, such as in the highlands of New Guinea, traditions and customs bleed away. […]

Why I Love Seattle: A Mini-Doc on the City of the Century

From a burgeoning city to a mecca for creativity and innovation, Seattle has truly grown up over the past few decades. In this video, local artists, entrepreneurs, and restaurant owners share the reasons they love Seattle. The Blossoming of the City of Flowers Seattle is known as the ‘City of Flowers,’ and perhaps that is […]

The Absolute Top Ten Best Things to Do in Seattle (The City of the Century)

Prior to moving to Seattle in 1996, I’d lived in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, and had traveled to many of the major cities of the world. By comparison, Seattle seemed beautiful, but small, provincial, and a little isolated…a pre-teen of a city. Cities From The Air # 13 A […]

When Is a Restaurant More Than Just a Restaurant?

My friends Wassef and Racha Haroun are both from Syria, with roots throughout the Middle East, though they have lived in the US for over two decades. They feel they are “hybrids,” a fairly uncommon group of people who has a deep understanding of and gratitude for both Levantine and Western cultures. Both left the […]

Seattle: Raising the Mbar

Seattle is the city of the century–at once kinetic, pioneering, progressive, and original. The latest, greatest bloom in the City of Flowers is the highly acclaimed supper club in the sky, Mbar. This is THE place to view all of Seattle, in the warmest ambience, the most exciting seats, and over a breathtaking meal and […]