The Long Flight & Run To Athens—The 2019 Journey of Adventure & Discovery Begins

My little cottage in Leucadia is finally organized, and clear of all the stuff, I’m taking to Greece for my Summer Eastern European Adventure. Before embarking on an extended trip, I get a tad anxious. One the one hand, I want to be sure I have everything I think I’ll need, especially those items that […]

The Tally And Back In The USA

My flight landed this afternoon at Dulles Airport here in Washington DC. Looking forward to spending time with my brother Jonathan and his family before flying to California later this week.   The Tally: Three Months Eleven Countries 5,489 Miles My bike is stores safely in Athens and I’ll return next July for the next […]

Video Tease: Allan’s New TV Show Premiere

I posted a couple days ago about our new television show I’m hosting that is based loosely on my global motorcycle adventures and best-selling book “FORKS: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection—Three Years • 35 Countries • One Motorcycle.” At the time of posting I did not have access to the promo/tease video for […]

Allan’s TV Show Premiere on the Cooking Channel

Allan Karl WorldRider is now the Food Explorer on The Cooking Channel The long journey and adventure to getting a new kind of travel and food show on television has been long, adventurous, and rewarding—and a lot of hard work. I’m am excited to announce officially that my new show “FOOD EXPLORER” premiered Tuesday March […]

WorldRider Travel Show with Allan Karl

I’ve got great news. The show is happening. In 2018, the new “WorldRider” television show will air on a major US network. The first episode, the pilot for this exciting show should air late this winter or early spring. Stay tuned to these pages for the exact air date. The title of the show has […]

Happy New Year!
2018 Optimism
What’s Right With The World?

When the ball dropped at midnight last week, signaling a dramatic end to 2017 and a cold and chilly beginning to 2018—at least for those who braved one of the coldest New Years ever in Times Square—I know many felt a sign of relief and perhaps a feeling of hope for the future—for 2018. It’s […]

In Memoriam – Wayne F. Karl
June 9, 1935 – December 19, 2017

True, it’s been some time since I posted anything here on WorldRider.com. There’s nothing quite like the passing of a parent to smack oneself like a two-by-four to the head. Yes, my father, Wayne F. Karl, at 82 years old and surrounded by family, including yours truly, passed away peacefully in Vero Beach, Florida on […]

Where is and, what’s going on WorldRider? (bonus video)

I admit that I’ve been remiss in keeping the WorldRider blog updated. To be sure, I keep writing blogs and posting photos from my four-month Scandanavian and Eastern Europe journey from last year—so delve backwards and check out some of that journey. My 2016 summer adventure had me race from Iceland to Greece while navigating […]

Living On Jesse Luggage!

  While planning for adventures this summer and fall, and still working on the upcoming television show, I continue to connect with old friends and new. This week I had the pleasure of reconnecting with Al Jesse, the principal of Jesse Luggage Systems, makers of the best aluminum/hard luggage on the planet. Trust me, it may […]

Podcast #27: Neale Bayly on Bank Robbery, 200mph On A Bike & Storytelling

Veteran Moto-journlist, Television Host, and Philanthropist Any chance I get to spend time with the legendary Neale Bayly, I cherish and relish the experience. Now you can too. It’s hard to say, but this ranks as one of my top guests, so far, on the WorldRider Podcast (who woulda thought). Truly, the guests keep getting […]