Timescapes

Timescapes

Sometimes one feels almost responsible when you have people visit your city and the weather is not good. Well, many of us feel like that with visitors in NYC this time of the year with temperatures low, and freezing wind. So if you don’t want to be outdoors for too long this weekend, we suggest a stop at the Museum […]

February 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm 0 comments

America”s National Parks

America”s National Parks

There are over 400 units in the National Park System of the United States. These include national parks, national monuments, and other types of protected areas. Entrance fees at national parks vary, and if you plan to visit multiple parks throughout the year, the $80 annual pass is a good option to consider. http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm But did you know that National Parks also have Free Entrance Days? Mark your calendars for these in […]

February 13, 2015 at 3:00 am 0 comments

LET IT SNOW

LET IT SNOW

After NYC’s last blizzard frenzy, the “Two Feet of Snow” made headlines and was featured on Facebook and blogs throughout the internet. But there are more of us in NYC taking snow sculpture seriously and the High Line’s Snow Sculpt-Off provides not only the location but even a snow sculpture contest to support the art. Every time it snows in NYC, all the way […]

February 13, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments

MUSIC FROM OUR BARBADOS EPISODES

MUSIC FROM OUR BARBADOS EPISODES

Music in Booker Travels is critical to understanding the culture of the places we visit. Check out the links bellow to hear more from the amazing artists whose music is featured in the Barbados series. Help support their music by buying it and sharing it with others. To the artists, we thank each one for the work you do and for […]

February 6, 2015 at 3:35 am 0 comments

Nat Geo Live! Comes To The Big Apple

Nat Geo Live! Comes To The Big Apple

In 2013, a 15-year-old Booker went to Washington D.C. to join other Travelers of The Year for the National Geographic Live Speaker Series. This was one of Booker’s best trips ever, and an evening he will never forget. So, when we found out that the series was coming to our home NYC, of course there was a reason to let everyone […]

February 6, 2015 at 2:03 am 0 comments

The NY Wild FF

The NY Wild FF

There is still time to catch some of the wild this weekend! The New York WILD Film Festival, happening from January 29-31 at The Explorers Clubon 46 E 70th St. in NYC. The films being screened are amazing including this year’s Oscar nominated documentary  VIRUNGA. “The New York WILD Film Festival seeks to inspire appreciation for the planet and concern for […]

January 30, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Samurai New York

Samurai New York

Who is that girl?  Yoga Chick Black Tee is on sale now at Samurai New York. Get it while they have it: http://www.samurainy.com/shop/yoga-chick-black-tee

January 23, 2015 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

The New York Times Travel Show

The New York Times Travel Show

Quite a Show Here’s one you won’t want to miss: an opportunity to “explore more than 500 exhibitor booths from around the world, enjoying direct access to global travel experts and exclusive travel discounts, sweepstakes and offers.” Head over to The Javits Center for The New York Times Travel Show, where for two days you can access “renowned speakers and travel […]

January 23, 2015 at 7:55 pm 0 comments

Souvenirs From Barbados

Souvenirs From Barbados

What Booker packed to bring home Delish Seasoning Aunt Mays Hot Sauce Yes! Kit Kat Chocolate Bar Tortuga Rum Cake Mauby Syrup A seashell from Foul Bay

January 16, 2015 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

Golden Festival

Golden Festival

Photo credit: Margaret Loomis Travel to the Balkans without buying an airplane ticket. Head over to The Grand Prospect Hall for The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival – celebrating over 30 years of traditional Balkan music, dancing, food, drink, art and textiles over the course of two nights in Brooklyn. Buy your tickets HERE.

January 16, 2015 at 11:54 am 0 comments