I recently wrote an article profiling Michele and Stanton Cohen, two retirees who decided to take the plunge and move abroad to Girona, Spain. They live on the town's main road — a historic street that was once the main Roman corridor connecting the Iberian Peninsula to the rest of Europe.
The Maltese Falcon is one of the world’s fastest birds and has been prized on the island of Malta since 1530. Tricia and I had a chance to meet one up close.
The walled city of Carcassonne in southern France supposedly earned its name from a fabled siege. Have a look at the recent article and video I produced on it.
Watch as a gaggle of 1,200 Indian runner ducks parade their way across the Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa. They are bound to bring a smile to your face. 😀
The desert rain frog is an intimidating animal. When defending its territory, it will ward off any would-be threats with a ferocious squeak.
The city of Nîmes is often referred to as the "Rome of France." Here is a video of the city that I produced for International Living.
Watch these hilarious animals as they encounter the fierce aroma of durian fruit for the first time.
Pétanque is a game that dates back to ancient Greece. In the stone village of Uzès in southern France, we watched locals play a round on a warm afternoon.
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Randy and Anne Giarraputo from New Orleans. After 23 years of teaching in Louisiana, they decided to retire to Cordes-sur-Ciel — a small village in southern France.
Here is a collection of short travel videos that I recently posted to Twitter. Countries in this lineup include France, Montenegro, and Sri Lanka.
As the largest freshwater lake in Southeastern Europe, Lake Skadar is home to over 270 different species of birds. It also has a complex history dating back over 2,400 years. We took a boat tour of the lake and learned more about this special place.
Trakošćan Castle is located near Varaždin in northern Croatia. Built in the 13th century, the castle’s name is thought to have come from the Ancient Thracians.
Environmental education was the key to making Singapore the clean, organized, and efficient city it is today.
In the shadow of the imposing Kotor Fortress in Montenegro, on a trail that has carried war, wine, and information for centuries, there is a man selling local wine. I decided to give it a try.
Donkeys were once the indispensable workers of the Mediterranean. However, technology has now made them obsolete. A group in Split, Croatia is trying to create new jobs for donkeys in the 21st century.
Located about 400km north of Bangkok, the first capital of Thailand is worth a visit. Founded in the 13th century, Sukhothai means “Dawn of Happiness.” The historical park features 193 temple ruins. Here is my short video featuring a few of its sights.
Cuisine, history, and a confluence of cultures at the Stari Most (old bridge) in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Pazin Abyss on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula is a breath-taking geologic marvel. A centuries-old castle is built on its steep cliffs. Zip lines criss-cross the void. Here, staring into the abyss, you will find your character.
The Roman Theater in Orange, France is almost 2,000 years old. Today, it hosts world-renowned artists and can seat 9,000 people.
Crisp, fresh air and compelling scenery make Marjan Hill one of the most desirable outdoor destinations in the Mediterranean.