“It’s Djiboutiful!” (And the Hottest New Destination)

Richard Bangs is a judge in our We Said Go Travel Writing Contest. The Gratitude contest will close December 10, 2015. Please share your story of gratitude! When our rafts were bitten by crocodiles or hippos, complications presented we hadn’t imagined. We were in Ethiopia making a series of first descents down big rivers that fall … Continued

Save Your Phone: Baidu to the Rescue!

If you are like most guys out there on the run with your smart phone you glance down only to see your battery is down to 30% and it is not even 11AM!  Yes, the joys of having apps that take up a ton of energy like Facebook, watching Hockey or Basketball on the TSN app or … Continued

Great day for the Los Angeles Zoo!

Great day for the Los Angeles Zoo! By Sage Porter There is so much to explore around the Los Angeles area and when the LA Zoo asked to host us for a morning, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to go and bring my mom who was visiting form Colorado.  The morning we visited the zoo … Continued

Zipkick Blogger: Allison Foat from Cape Town Diva

  Zipkick Blogger:  Allison Foat from Cape Town Diva 1- Where was the first place that you traveled that made you think WOW—travel is amazing (think history book come to life or …..) I was 15, in France on my first ever trip out of South Africa for ballet training in the South of France and Paris. One morning … Continued

Why I’m Going to Burma (Myanmar)

Richard Bangs is a judge in our We Said Go Travel Writing Contest. The contest is extended for two weeks to December 10, 2015. Please share your story of gratitude! When word got out I was thinking of taking a group to Burma this November, I received this email: Dear Mr. Bangs: I strongly advise … Continued

5 ways celebrate your birthday in Boracay in the Philippines

5 ways to celebrate your birthday on Boracay

Boracay island in the Philippines is well known for being touristy. But venture away from the crowded area around Station 2 and there’s a bunch of fun things you can to do make your birthday truly special and memorable. This was how those cheeky Nomadic Boys set out to celebrate Sebastien’s 9th 25th birthday on Boracay island: … Continued

Week 3: #WhatDoYouBelieve @Oprah & @DeepakChopra Meditation

For the last three weeks, I have started my day with Oprah, Deepak and the Chopra Center meditations on “Become What You Believe.” What do you start your day with? Please consider sharing your story in my final We Said Go Travel Gratitude Contest. Enter by Thanksgiving 2015. Your story could change someone’s choices and … Continued

Zipkick Blogger: Dave Brett from Travel Dave

Zipkick Blogger:  Dave Brett from Travel Dave    1- Where was the first place that you traveled that made you think WOW—travel is amazing (think history book come to life or …..) Has to be my first trip to Finland, it changed everything. This was my first time travelling solo on my own, first time encountering a … Continued

Lisa is an Online Influencer: #24/100 Thank you!

Thank you Rise! I am honored to be on the Online Influencer list at #24 out of 100! Rank Influencer Klout score 1. (1) Justin Matthew Social Media Innovator. Fiverr Top Seller 2012 Kred Influencer 2015 Klout top 5 worldwide 83 2. (2) Gary Arndt Travel Photographer of the Year. Traveled to over 105 countries … Continued

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