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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Microsoft’s ‘Mungo Park’ has 20-year Anniversary

I can’t believe it, but it’s the 20th anniversary of Mungo Park! What’s Mungo Park you ask? A bit of history for you and a look at how far travel journalism has come…With the explosion of the Internet in the mid-1990s, Microsoft launched its own version of “virtual expeditions on the World Wide Web.” The software […]

The Howard Schultz Interview: “Why I Love Seattle”

Howard Schultz has been in the news a lot lately. He was on the short list for Hillary’s pick as Vice President (could that have made a difference?). Last week he announced he would step down as CEO on April 3, handing over to his personally selected successor the management of the company he built […]