{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 […]

Why I Love The Art Of Seattle: Joe Roberts

Art is as ephemeral as a plume of Seattle virga, but if there is one person who has caught the rainbow, framed it and put it on the wall, it is Joe Roberts. I’ve known Joe for a quarter century. He was born and raised in Seattle, and is today a judge, a collector, a […]

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. […]