Tom is an award winning producer/director. He is a long distance cyclist and avid basketball and volleyball player. He blames his love of traveling on his parents.


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The Path Less Chosen

Travel that's just a bit off the beaten trail.

 "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."

- St. Augustine

Getting from point A to point B by foot, bicycle, kayak, or some other non-motorized means.

Interesting destinations that make you want to linger, overnight or for several days.

Things that make the journey worthwhile, whether it's a brew pub or the perfect spot to watch the sunset.

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March 28, 2019

Finding a spot that's "off the beaten path" in a place as busy as Washington D.C. can be difficult. But just such a place sits out in the Potomac River, almost directly behind the Lincoln Memorial. It's Theodore Roosevelt Island.

By Washington D.C. standards, this small...

January 28, 2019

It's like finding of little piece of England tucked away in the Pacific Northwest. Victoria, British Columbia sits on the southern end of Canada's Vancouver Island.  The quaint city is a delightful mix of maritime culture and beautiful gardens.

A wonderful way get to th...

September 26, 2018

Hiking up waterfalls seems to be a particularly Caribbean pastime. In Jamaica, the best known waterfall hike is Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios. Being on the north side of island near Montego Bay means the falls get a lot of tourists. For a similar, some would argue be...

January 28, 2017

Located a half mile out into the ocean, the Pelican Bar is only accessible by boat, and is the coolest bar we’ve ever visited.

Sitting of a reef roughly halfway between Treasure Beach and Black River, the Pelican Bar is an institution on the south side of the island of...

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