“Walking with Polar Bears” receives a Northern Lights Award

The Canadian Tourism Commission has honored Richard Bangs with a 2013 Northern Light Award for the story “Walking with the Polar Bears”; first published in the Huffington Post.  The Northern Lights Awards honors excellence in travel journalism including outstanding work in print, online, photography , broadcast TV, and online video.  The awards pay tribute to the work of North American […]

The Next Anthony Bourdain: Joan Jetsetter?

For a time, in my youth, the era of rock-star authors, Norman Mailer, Ken Kesey, and Tom Wolfe, it seemed everyone aspired to be a novelist. After Woodward and Bernstein investigated Watergate to its vital denouement, it seemed everyone wanted to be a journalist (and I followed that path for a spell). When I moved […]

The Richard Bangs Network is growing!

We have a foundation of super high-quality destination videos from many countries around the world, from one of the most experienced and trusted sources in travel, Richard Bangs.  Now we want to feature your destinations and your videos! Do you have exceptional video of your destination?  If so, we’d love to showcase it to a […]

10 TravelSmith Adventure Vests

10 free TravelSmith Voyager vest up for grabs! All you have to do is name a video within our YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/richardbangs) that clearly shows Richard sporting this vest (there are many).  The first 10 to submit a correct answer will receive a free vest (offer only available to U.S. residents.) 11:18 AM PST // […]

LIVE in Iowa // Sept. 17 // Putnam Museum World Adventure Series with Richard Bangs

On September 17th, Richard will be on hand at the Putnam Museum World Adventure Series to present two of his award winning public TV specials, Egypt and Morocco. Presentations at 1:00, 4:00, and 7:00 p.m. VIEW THE TRAILERS BELOW! The World Adventure Series is held each year in the National Geographic Giant Screen Theater – you can […]

Richard Bangs’ Quests Wins Golden Eagle CINE

White Nile Media has been honored with a CINE Golden Eagle Award for the production entitled Richard Bangs’ South America: Quest for Wonder (in addition to the two Telly Awards recently received). This award recognizes the excellence of the production, which has been judged through CINE’s thorough and renowned jury process. For over 50 years, CINE […]

10 Pairs of adidas Shoes Up For Grabs

So here’s the dealio… and you’ll need to act fast. All you have to do is name a video within our YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/richardbangs) that clearly shows an adidas logo or product in the field (there are many).  The first 10 to submit a correct answer will receive a free pair of the $165.00 adidas […]

“Richard Bangs’ Quests” Wins Telly Awards

The Telly Awards has honored White Nile Media with the top award for Cinematography (Silver),  and the Bronze in Travel/Tourism programing in the 34th Annual Telly Awards for the production entitled Richard Bangs’ South America: Quest for Wonder. With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor. We wish to […]