Life of Travel - Episode 2 (Bundi, India)

Life of Travel: Episode 2 (Bundi, India)

Derek A Life of Travel, India 0 Comments

It’s time for the second episode of my “Life of Travel” video series. This episode was filmed on the rooftop of the wonderful Dev Niwas Hotel in the magical town of Bundi, India. Bundi is one of my favorite destinations in all of India and as you’ll see in the video, it has a lot to do with its setting. …

Life of Travel - Episode 1 (Gran Canaria)

Life of Travel: Episode 1 (Gran Canaria)

Derek A Life of Travel 10 Comments

It’s video time. From here in my living room in the Canary Islands, I’ve put together a video this morning. In Part 1, I provide a short update on exactly where I am, what I’ve been up to and what’s next as I continue my 18 year adventure around the world. In Part 2, I answer some of the interesting …

Video: Why You Should Travel To Socotra Island

Derek Videos, Yemen 106 Comments

Few people have even heard of this place and even fewer people have any idea where it’s located. But for those who do know and who do travel to Socotra Island, which happens to be one of the most isolated landforms on the planet, there is only one natural reaction – to wonder aloud why on earth more people aren’t …

I'm Going on Vacation

Video: I’m Going On Vacation Tomorrow

Derek Personal Stuff, Videos 25 Comments

Sometimes I just feel like making a video… (If you’re seeing this post via email, please click here to view the video.)When’s the last time you’ve taken a vacation? Was it a good one? Are you going on vacation soon? And before I go, I wanted to mention an interesting website whose founder I’ve recently been in touch with. It’s …

From My Beach Hut…A Quick Guide to Palolem Beach, Goa

Derek India, Videos 141 Comments

It’s high season here in the laid-back, popular tourist destination that is Goa, India. And despite the fact that most locals I’ve met have told me that this is the slowest high season they’ve seen in a while, there is still no shortage of tourists, both foreign and Indian, roaming around the beaches. I have chosen to spend my time …

XShot camera extender

The XShot – Why Every Traveler Should Carry One

Derek Travel Gear, Videos 65 Comments

It’s so simple, yet it’s such a brilliant idea. And it’s something that is useful for every single traveler who takes photos during their adventures around the world. It’s actually useful for any human being who takes photos of anything, anywhere, at any time. It’s the XShot camera extender, something that I’ve now been using religiously for the past two …