Travel Stories

'Fungi Fest' in the British Virgin Islands: It's Not About Mushrooms!

If you've never been to the British Virgin Islands, you might think their 'Fungi Fest' is a culinary event featuring mushrooms. Fungi (foon-gee) is actually... read more

On One of the Most Scenic Railways in the World, Switzerland Breaks Record for Longest Train

It's official! On October 29th, 2022, Switzerland's Rhaetian Railway (RhB) operated the longest narrow gauge passenger train in the world. And they did it in... read more

Celebrity Beyond's "GOAT" Godmother Christens Ship; Sets it Sailing in its Inaugural Caribbean Season

Trail-blazing women is a theme of Celebrity Cruises in general, and it was a triple play at the christening of the Celebrity Beyond. The newest... read more

3 Unique Ways to Get Active Outdoors in French St. Martin

The twin-nation island of St. Martin is one of the Caribbean's most popular destinations. It's the smallest place in the world divided between two countries:... read more

This New Cruise Ship will House its Own Exclusively-Designed Fabergé Egg

When Regent Seven Seas Grandeur embarks on her inaugural voyage in late 2023, its breathtaking, multi-million dollar art collection will be anchored by a bespoke,... read more

Ghana Dance Lessons

Lesons learned while in Ghana West Africa on Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventures trip. read more

2nd Annual Ghan-Again Arts and Music festival 2022

The 2nd Annual Ghan-Again Festival Saturday 9/10/2022 at Austin Town Hall Park. Report and Video by Journalist Kevin Pearson.  read more


Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventures, NFP 2022 journey to Ghana West Africa.  14 days of educational cultural enhancement for youth aged 11 to 16. read more

Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventures ABC Interview

Chicago Austin Youth Travel Adventures, Travel & Learn Program for ages 8-23.  The program is 95% local and 5% international in Ghana West Africa currently.... read more


Turning Pain into Purpose. read more