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What I would happily quote from Anthony Bourdain’s Medium Raw

I became seduced by the world–and the freedom that television had given me–to travel it as I wished. I was also drunk on a new and exciting power to manipulate images and sound in order to tell stories, to make audiences feel about places I’d been the way I wanted them to feel.

Andrew Zimmern and the Transformative Power of Travel

I’ve been a big time fan of Big Tony B. since the No Reservations series began in 2005. His approach to travel television and subjective, experiential authenticity abroad felt so relevant amidst a sea of market-y documentation. His conceptual thread continues to be pretty darn obvious, which makes it easy to instantly jump on the [...]

Consume & Update: Opportunities for you!

$10,000 and a trip to Bhutan. I’m so generous this week. Getting Paid to Talk to Bourdain I don’t consider myself a foodie, but I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the question Tony Bourdain posed to his fellow food-lovers. What does it mean to cook well? Coming from a sustenance culinary tradition, I’m not [...]

Consume & Update: Museum Roommate and Deep Thoughts

This week’s outreach into the world of travel may pack a wallop for some of you eager to do something amazing. $10,000 to be a Museum Live-in Live in the Museum of Science and Industry for one month, learn something, write about it, and receive $10,000 for your efforts. This is not a shabby gig. [...]

Consume & Update: Fear, Soccer, and Post-Production

Back from Mexico and once again with enough time to consume the best travel gummies on the net this week. Sorry my schedule is all higgilty piggilty. Chew away. Guillebeau Talking for TED If you’re a fan of Chris and his charisma, check out renowned non-conformist’s TED talk from Carnegie Melon University. He discusses fear [...]

Consume & Update: 101, Maroon, and Onslaught

Today’s post came out a bit late, but that is due to the high quality of work I found this week. I also have lots to share… How’s The List Coming? Do you have a bucket or life list running? Are most of your goals doable, or are they unattainable? Don’t you wish you had [...]

Consume & Update: Tony, Mallory, and My Glory Days

I’m at my alma mater right now, enjoying a late breakfast with good friends. Where are you right now, sitting there with your eyes peeled to this great new content below? Well, wherever you are, enjoy. Advice for Going Somewhere Different As I continue to plow through my memories from Fiji and recount the tales, [...]

Consume & Update: Women Travelers, Thai Protestors, and April

This is the third time I’ve written this post. Maybe I should draft these in notepad first…oh well, here’s this week’s reading material! What All Women Travelers Should Know I often forget the rare instances when I’m harassed or blatantly violated because I am a woman while traveling, because it’s never the intention of a [...]

Consume & Update: Football, Fishing, and Facelifts

The amount of reading and weeding I did this week compared to how much I displayed below is amazing. I spent hours on this one…you had better enjoy it. No really, enjoy :) The Ongoing Football Debate I think soccer is swell. American football is also a snazzy game. I think the American distaste for [...]

Consume & Update: Red Dust, Stupid, and Countdown

I’m on the road in Northern Indiana but here to offer you some great material to couple with Sunday’s newspaper and buttery toast. Another Timelapse Wonder Making you feel very, very small in this beautiful world in 65 seconds or less…

Consume & Update: Blogtoons, Stress-Free and Flying Home

I’m back! And some of you will be pleased to know that Consume & Update is also back and temporarily on steroids! This edition will be bursting at the seams due to the hundreds of articles I missed while in Fiji that I just browsed all in one intense sitting. Grab a Red Bull for [...]

Consume & Update: Global Citizenship and Geography

Ahh, back from Chicago and back to my armchair office. And here are the interesting tidbits for this week! Being a Good Global Citizen Brave New Traveler brought my attention to a website this week that barks right up the tree I’m climbing these days. Project Explorer makes free educational videos for school children as [...]