Archive for the 'Great Modern Travelers' Category

Emilio Scotto: Great Modern Travelers Award & interview

Monday, December 3rd, 2012
Emilio Scotto - Great Modern Traveler

Emilio Scotto joins the Great Modern Travelers This list of Great Modern Travelers is continuing to grow. It is a list filled with the names of people who have broken the mold in travel in pursuit of accomplishment. In welcoming the latest inductee, Emilio Scotto, I am reminded of this in its purist sense. There… Continue reading more »

Interview with André Brugiroux: Great Modern Traveler awardee

Monday, December 12th, 2011
André Brugiroux

Defining what it means to be a great modern traveler It’s quite hard to define a great traveler in today’s world. What makes them so special compared to others? Duration, a cause, the route, perhaps even the marketing behind the person? I certainly have my criteria surrounding The Great Modern Travelers Award. However once in while you… Continue reading more »

Great Modern Traveler Award 2010: Wade Shepard

Monday, December 6th, 2010
Wade Shepard from Vagabond Journey

What is the Great Modern Traveler Award? Wayyyy back 3 years ago I went on a small personal project to find the most inspirational modern-day travelers I could find. People that inspired me, one way or another. Some have failed in completing their goals, others have continued. Either-way, they have tried in tasks I found admirable. I thought… Continue reading more »

Interview with Karl Bushby: Inspirational Travelers

Monday, May 24th, 2010
Photo of Karl Busby

Interview with Karl Bushby I’ve known about Karl’s phenomenal attempt for well over 10 years. If there is one person who constantly tops my list of people that inspire me, it’s Karl. Karl has been, and is, attempting to walk around the world with unbroken steps. He’s already made history in being the first person… Continue reading more »

Wade Shepard interview: Inspirational Travelers

Thursday, May 6th, 2010
Photograph of Wade Shepard

I am about to introduce you to someone who runs one of the best travel blogs today. is the creation of 10 year travel veteran, father, and husband Wade Shepard. Vagabond Journey is a rarity in today’s world of flash travel blogging. It’s a mammoth resource of all things travel. What’s more, Wade’s writing is… Continue reading more »

Interview with Becky Sampson: Inspirational Travelers

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
Becky Samson & Bertie the Horse

Interview with Becky Samson from Expedition Equus There’s nothing like following someone’s journey online: especially if it’s something different … Here’s just one of those journeys: Along with Bertie the horse Becky Samson set out in 2009 to ride from the UK to Japan. It will take 4 years at this time of planning. But plans change,… Continue reading more »

Jonny Bealby interview: inspirational travelers

Thursday, April 15th, 2010
Jonny Bealby Photograph

In keeping with my article “Inspirational Travelers” I wanted to bring to you one of my favorite authors of travel, Jonny Bealby. For those seeking a life in the travel industry, this may help you too! Jonny’s written three books chronicling his travel life from a motorcycle adventure around Africa, to following in the footsteps… Continue reading more »