Dhows, Souqs, and Mosques of Oman with Atlas Obscura

Explore the treasures of Oman, from the dunes and oases of the desert to a vibrant coastline rich in fortifications, historic port cities, and tropical gardens. February 26th -March 5th, 2018 Combining breathtaking natural beauty with a well-preserved cultural heritage, the Sultanate of Oman is one of the most overlooked tourist destinations in the Middle […]

Travel Quote Video #2: “Travel Infuses Vigor and Elasticity….”

“Travel infuses vigor and elasticity into every nerve and muscle; it unwearies the eye; it cools the skin; and the whole frame tingles with anticipation of the adventures of the day.” Do you agree? This is the second of our travel quote series, in partnership with Adidas Outdoor.  

Travel Quote Video #1: “Travel is Living…”

The first of our travel quote series, in partnership with Adidas: “Travel is living vicariously through yourself.” Do you agree?

The Richard Bangs YouTube Channels Hits 2 Million Views!

The Richard Bangs Channel on YouTube achieved another noteworthy milestone last week, passing the two million views mark, making it one of the top sites for original travel video content in the world. Produced by Emmy-winning White Nile Media, Inc., the Richard Bangs Channel has over 300 original videos, and features destinations, hotels, airlines, restaurants, […]

Friends of Richard Save (FOR) 15% off Middle Fork of the Salmon River Whitewater Rafting Adventures

Activity Level: Easy Trip Length: 6 days To Save 15% as a Friend of Richard’s, Call 1-888-831-7526 and mention Special Code “MFS15RB” when you book on the Jul 9, Jul 17, Jul 25, and August 10, 2017 departures. Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is both a fun-filled ride down one of the world’s greatest […]

The Best River Trip in America! Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

View the Itinerary for this Summer’s Rafting Adventure on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River  When I was a river guide on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon I found myself with a couple of weeks off between assignments. I had read Tom Brokaw’s account of his wild trip down the Middle of […]

Explore Iran: Treasures of Persia (September 2017)

Trip dates: September 15 – 29, 2017 Trip Highlights Journey through Iran and visit four UNESCO World Heritage Sites—Persepolis, Pasargadae, Isfahan’s Jame’ Mosque and Meidan Emam Travel with expert guide Saeid Haji-Hadi (aka Hadi), who has been leading tours in Iran for almost 20 years Visit a colorful and crowded 18th-century bazaar, where vendors sell […]

{GEO-QUIZ} Submit Your Answer to Win Travel Merch

Here’s a Geo-Quiz for you well-traveled folks: Think you know where this photo was taken? Submit your answer below to win a free set of PBS special travel DVDs. Include your name, email address, and your answer. We will randomly select a winner from the list of correct answers and announce the Geo-Quiz champ next week! […]

Best Hotels in the World: Spring 2017

“Fly and flop; heads in beds.” Those the early memes of Expedia. When the OTA (online travel agency) first launched in 1996, we considered hotel beds commodities, interchangeable experiences, mattress widgets sold in electronic bits and bytes, but without the burden and costs of storage or shipping (good luck, Amazon). We bought hotel room futures […]

Bosnian Born Art Exhibit 8th Annual Event

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE: Bosana Foundation Invites You To Celebrate The Creativity, Perseverance And Survival Of Human Spirit Through Art, Design, Music And Fashion Created By Bosnian And Herzegovinian Artists. Bosnian Born: An Art Exhibition Benefiting the Bosana Foundation Hosted by Bosana Foundation Location: 913 Highland Ave, Los Aneles, CA 90038 To purchase tickets, click […]