JOURNEYS #26 | From Dire Straits To Eric Clapton & More: 5,000 Songs, 500 Albums, 50 Hits | Guitarist Phil Palmer

From Eric Clapton, Dire Straits, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton & George Michael Legendary Session Guitarist & Hired Gun For Worldwide Tours This is the Journey of Guitarist, Producer & Musical Director Phil Palmer Please subscribe to my channel: http://bit.ly/wrytcs1 Hailing from London, England, Phil Palmer is a world-renowned session guitarist, producer, and musical director with […]

Journeys Webcast #25 | The Magic & Mystery Of Croatia and Its Wine | Mirena Bagur

Meet Mirena Bagur—This is her journey. From Traditional Croatian Folk Songs & Dance To High-tech startups, MIT, Harvard & Croatian Wine Influencer and Co-founder of Croatian Premium Wine Imports Meet Mirena Bagur—This is her journey. From Traditional Croatian Folk Songs & Dance To High-tech startups, MIT, Harvard & Croatian Wine Influencer and Co-founder of Croatian […]

Change Is Vital I Support The The Movement To End Injustice & Racism

I shouldn’t even have to say this. I love people. All people. I’ve traveled the world meeting people. 100,000’s of miles, overland. More than 80 countries. And I find it all the time. I don’t even need to look. The truth. The truth is, people are people. We’re all the same. We’re human after all. […]

Podcast #41 | Emmy-Winning TV Host/Producer & Croatia Singing Star Ashley Colburn

From Emmy Award-winning Travel Show To Croatian Singing Star. This podcast originated as the sixth JOURNEYS Webcast—Adventure & Discovery In The Time of Corona, originally Livestreamed on May 18, 2020, with our special guest the two-time Emmy award-winning television producer, Ashley Colburn. Ashley’s work includes “Wow Croatia!”, “Wonders of Europe,” “Wonders of Asia,” and “Through […]

Journeys Webcast #4 | Ryan Pyle | What Do Travelers Do When They Can’t Move?

Tough Rides | Extreme Treks | Mayhem In The Amazon Just another day in the life of TV host/producer Ryan Pyle. With no place to go and home a distant memory, Ryan’s locked down in Istanbul with a cat… Watch this lively and entertaining discussion about adventure, travel, and life experiences in the fourth episode […]

Podcast #39 Ryan Pyle | Adventurers & Travelers Face New Realities In The Future

Tough Rides | Extreme Treks | Mayhem In The Amazon Another Day In The Life of Extreme Adventurer and TV Host/Producer Ryan Pyle Just another day in the life of the bestselling author, adventurer, anthropologist Jeff Salz. He’s an ex-pat living in Ecuador is watching and wading out the Coronavirus while sitting on the equator. […]

Prince Stirbey: Finding History, Passion, & Commitment to Quality Wine From Romanian Varietals

Today’s journey will take me from north Bucharest to Dragasani, one of Romania’s prominent wine regions and home to several of the most regarded producers in the country. I’ve got a three o’clock appointment at Crama Prince Stirbey, a winery focused on making wine from and celebrating indigenous Romanian grape varietals. I’ll meet with Stirbey […]

Bucharest Bound. Out of Gas And Caught In The Rain.

Leaving Dobrogea, the Black Sea, and Danube Delta behind, I cross the new Cernavoda Bridge and head for the highway. Two things are burning a bit of anxiety in me. First, I’m nearly out of gas. My reserve light popped on as I rode to Rasova this morning. My best calculation is I have about […]

Rasova Winery Where The Modern Meets The Classic—Terroir—And Rescue Of Old Varietals

I ride down a dirt road to Crama Rasova—the Rasova Winery. Just beyond the guardhouse, a vast green lawn slopes down to the bluffs of the Danube River and to a modern building. Considering the rural neighborhood, the building at first seems out of place. Yet a closer look reveals it seems to fit into […]

The Romanian Wine Discovery Begins

With black clouds moving east, I pack up my motorcycle and head west. It was just two years ago when I last rode this bike through Romania. That fall, I rode to the Transylvanian capital, Cluj Napoca, from Budapest. Dining in a leafy courtyard on a balmy fall evening as I listened to a nearby […]