Oradour-sur-Glane, France: Remember

ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, FRANCE: REMEMBER

For decades, I've gathered impressions about Europe's experience with fascism in my travels. Like many of you, I have stood amid the...

VIDEO: LOOKING BACK AT MY RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR LEPAGE ABOUT POT

I was traveling through Michigan and North Dakota last week , on a mission to help legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana - and I felt...

 
 
 
Barnstorming My Way Through North Dakota and Michigan

BARNSTORMING MY WAY THROUGH NORTH DAKOTA AND MICHIGAN

Photo via the Forum News Service . What am I doing toting my hemp bag through Fargo, North Dakota? Helping that state realize that...

VIDEO: ROAD-TRIPPING THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST TO HELP LEGALIZE, TAX, AND REGULATE RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA

I just spent a week in Michigan and North Dakota, advocating for the end of the expensive, racist, and counter-productive prohibition...

 
 
 
Keep on Travelin': Celebrating Travel Joy with Tattoos

KEEP ON TRAVELIN': CELEBRATING TRAVEL JOY WITH TATTOOS

Last year in Milwaukee, I had an unforgettable experience. I had just given a talk to an energetic and positive crowd at the Pabst...

VIDEO: TRAVEL THRILLS ON THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR

When it comes to our TV show, I tend to overpack. I love each corner of Europe - but there are only 30 minutes, or 3,000 words, in...

 
 
 
Celebrating a Gold for Iceland and a Silver for Festivals

CELEBRATING A GOLD FOR ICELAND AND A SILVER FOR FESTIVALS

We just received some great news: Our Iceland guidebook and European Festivals TV special have both been recognized by the Society...

The ‘Roadschooling' Family Traveling Around the World

THE ‘ROADSCHOOLING' FAMILY TRAVELING AROUND THE WORLD

I'm often inspired by families on the road. And this past summer on a ferry between Oban and Isle of Mull, I met the Kime family from...

 
 
 

VIDEO: TRAVEL AS A FORCE FOR PEACE

It was 1969, I was 14 years old, and one night my dad came home and said, “Son, we're going to Norway to see the relatives.” I thought,...

SCRUBBING THE SCRIPT: POOP OR POPE?

We lovingly fine-tune all our TV shows before they air - and on the final review this time around, producer Simon, editor Risa, and...

 
 
 

THE STORY OF FASCISM: LESSONS AND LEGACY

The story of fascism in 20th-century Europe teaches us that strong and charismatic leaders can capitalize on fear to lead a society...

THE STORY OF FASCISM: “NEVER AGAIN”

Memorials across Europe remind us of the unthinkable horrors of 20th-century fascism - and compel us to never let it happen again. The...

 
 
 

THE STORY OF FASCISM: THE ALLIES DEFEAT FASCIST GERMANY

Defeating Hitler and Mussolini took total war - a massive and heroic effort led by Britain, the USA, and the Soviet Union. The Story...

THE STORY OF FASCISM: THE HOLOCAUST

The evils of fascism were incremental. Small evils became big evils. At first, concentration camps contained people who didn't conform....

 
 
 

THE STORY OF FASCISM: HITLER'S ANTI-INTELLECTUALISM

Hitler systematically silenced the free press, intellectuals, and universities. He called complicated modern art “degenerate,” and...

THE STORY OF FASCISM: HITLER'S “NATIONAL SOCIALISM”

Despite calling his party “National Socialist” , Hitler abolished unions, privatized many industries, and was backed by corporations. The...

 
 
 

THE STORY OF FASCISM: HITLER'S RISE TO POWER

“He promised jobs, jobs, jobs to everybody...and that was exactly what they wanted to hear.” Hitler was a mesmerizing speaker. He offered...

THE STORY OF FASCISM: THE CITY OF MUSSOLINI'S DREAMS

If Hitler and Mussolini had won, our world might look like the E.U.R., a futuristic city Mussolini built at the edge of Rome. This...

 
 
 

THE STORY OF FASCISM: MUSSOLINI'S RISE TO POWER

Mussolini loved big rallies. From his balcony, he whipped his followers into a mass frenzy - igniting a new, amped-up kind of nationalism. This...

THE STORY OF FASCISM: HITLER'S “MEIN KAMPF”

In 1923, Hitler attempted to stage a coup...and failed. He was arrested and sent to prison, where he wrote a manifesto - filled with...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

China planning to ban polluting vehicles at Mt. Everest Base Camp in Tibet

China planning to ban polluting vehicles at Mt. Everest Base Camp in Tibet

The Chinese government is planning to ban polluting tourist vehicles at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet from next year as part of its efforts to reduce pollution in the... Read more ...

Western Australia launches new global tourism campaign in 9 international...

Western Australia launches new global tourism campaign in 9 international markets

Promoting driving holidays in Western Australia, a new global tourism campaign was recently launched in Perth. Showcasing WA as the ‘Road Trip State', the campaign will be... Read more ...

Made of Ballarat Pop Up Shop to boost Victoria's local tourism

Made of Ballarat Pop Up Shop to boost Victoria's local tourism

Ballarat's world class food and wine experiences and handcrafted products will get promoted with the expansion of Melbourne Food and Wine's Festival's Crawl ‘n' Bite concept... Read more ...

Morocco set to host 2019 International Golf Travel Market

Morocco set to host 2019 International Golf Travel Market

International Golf Travel Market , the world's premier global event for golf tourism suppliers, buyers and media, has announced that the 22nd edition of IGTM will be hosted in... Read more ...

IHG relaunches RegentR Hotels & Resorts brand and signs

IHG relaunches RegentR Hotels & Resorts brand and signs

IHG has today announced a signing for its Regent Hotels & Resorts brand in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, alongside its relaunch of the brand that set the standard for luxury... Read more ...

Celebrate this festive season at Alila Hotels & Resorts

Celebrate this festive season at Alila Hotels & Resorts

With winter just around the corner, those intent on chasing the sunshine can check out Alila's top five ‘Winter Sun Destinations' around the world, which includes a private... Read more ...

Westin Hotels and Resorts opens in Maldives

Westin Hotels and Resorts opens in Maldives

Westin Hotels & Resorts today announced the anticipated opening of the brand's first hotel in the Republic of Maldives with the opening of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort... Read more ...

Christopher Jordan Appointed Director of Food and Beverage at Four Seasons...

Christopher Jordan Appointed Director of Food and Beverage at Four Seasons Hotel Beirut

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut welcomes the appointment of Christopher Jordan as new Director of Food and Beverage at the Hotel. Since taking on the position, Jordan has been... Read more ...

Radisson hotel group makes a difference

Radisson hotel group makes a difference

Working in collaboration with SOS Children's Villages International, Radisson Hotel Group™ will be launching a new charitable initiative, ‘Make a Difference', from 22 October... Read more ...

2018 Gandrung Sewu Festival gets a place in National Tourism Calendar

2018 Gandrung Sewu Festival gets a place in National Tourism Calendar

Banyuwangi's wonderful cultural festival, popularly known as the 2018 Gandrung Sewu Festival, attracted the attention of Arief Yahya, the Ministry of Indonesian Tourism after... Read more ...