Skateboarding in NYC

Skateboarding in NYC

Interested in skateboarding in New York?  NYSkateboarding.com, founded by Rick Sulz and launched in 2009, is our recommendation for a one-stop site to find everything you want to know about skateboarding in the Big Apple. Check out their site for posts on skate spots, local events, interviews and more.  Like the recent post below: 10 NEW YORK SPOTS TO SKATEBOARD DURING WINTER (2015)   Make […]

February 28, 2015 at 2:42 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

Volunteerism

Volunteerism

SELFLESS TRAVEL Around this holiday season full of giving, we think it’s important to remember there are opportunities all year long to show our thanks. Last summer we received an email from Kelly Campbell, a teacher at EducatorLabs. In her letter, she wrote: “My interns and I are developing high school materials to plant the seeds of volunteerism across the […]

January 2, 2015 at 9:52 am 0 comments

Food and Travel

Food and Travel

Places can change the way food tastes. Here is a list of Booker’s top choices from his travels: La Boqueria, Barcelona Granja Viader, Barcelona Conesa, Barcelona Amazon boat, Brazil Barraca da Tapioca, Alter do Chão, Amazon, Brazil Magnific Rock, Nicaragua Vista Mar, Nicaragua Era Beach Hotel, Sri Lanka Isiwara Ayurvedic Village, Sri Lanka Skylight Inn BBQ, North Carolina Mushroom Tasting […]

December 5, 2014 at 3:00 am 0 comments

Beautiful Beaches

Beautiful Beaches

Can’t Get Enough of Paradise – Since we’re showing you all of the incredible places we experienced in Barbados, we got curious about what other paradise islands are out there and who is blogging about these. So, we started a hunt for beaches too good to be true. We found some mind-blowing photos out there and we compiled a list of […]

November 17, 2014 at 7:12 pm 0 comments

THAT’S A TRIPP

THAT’S A TRIPP

THAT’S A TRIPP We keep getting amazed about all the people who do great things out there. This week we found out about Jack Staley and Joey Curry at That’s A Tripp. We really like what these guys are doing to local and global communities through skate. They’re all about skating the long distance to find adventure and drop a […]

October 18, 2014 at 3:00 am 0 comments

Tips Tricks and Whatnot

Tips Tricks and Whatnot

HOW BOOKER TRAVELS BOOKS IT Looking to get a great deal on your next flight? Here are our three favorite sites! These deal hunters make our booking way easier and exciting: Matrix Airfare Search This airfare shopping engine uses ITA Software by Google, ITA is a tool that powers other traveling sites like Kayak (http://www.kayak.com/). Matrix is great for booking […]

October 3, 2014 at 3:00 am 0 comments

5 things Booker Brought to Barbados

5 things Booker Brought to Barbados

FIVE NEW THINGS BOOKER BROUGHT TO BARBADOS: HIS EAGLE CREEK BAGS AND PACKING CUBES NEW/USED IBOOK TO TAKE ON THE ROAD MONSTER CHILDREN HAT DAKINE SURF BAG TSHIRT FROM SAMURAI

September 17, 2014 at 7:57 pm 0 comments

Surf and Skate Videos shot in Morocco

Surf and Skate Videos shot in Morocco

For this, our last week in Morocco, here are some surf and skate videos worth a peak. Italian Skate Team Trip – Morocco presented by Vans Europe Ramadan Surprise presented by Dakine Europe Morocco x Memories filmed by Philipp Reinhard Jay Davies in CHEESE II presented by Shane Fletcher & Noa Deane  

September 3, 2014 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

Yummy Travel

Yummy Travel

Who hasn’t looked at a picture of the Alps on a Swiss chocolate bar, wishing they could be transported there… enjoying the fresh air of the valleys while looking at the beautiful snowy peaks? Photo credit: http://darkchocolatebrands.net/swiss-chocolate-brands.html Food has been a source of inspiration for many of us to travel. TV shows such as Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations have hijacked our […]

August 5, 2014 at 4:01 pm 0 comments