2015 was one of my best years of traveling. I visited fewer new countries and focused instead on revisiting destinations I already love like Italy, Japan and Namibia. It paid off. Overall I visited 16 countries, listed below. But only three of those were new countries for me (Qatar, Zimbabwe, and Brazil.) Over the course of… Continue reading My 16 Favorite Destinations of 2015
Marisqueria Ribeira do Miño, Madrid I never miss a meal. But I’m the king of inconsistency when it comes to this blog. Fortunately, the best part of writing your own blog is that when you’re six months late, as this Best Restaurants of 2013 piece is, there’s no punishment. Annual “Best Of” lists are… Continue reading Best Meals of 2013, Six months late!
Best Hotels of 2013 Amanzo’e, one of my nine favorite hotels of 2013 I stayed at 62 different hotels in 2013, ranging from $50 to $1,200 per night. My friends think I’m spoiled because I get to stay in the most luxurious hotels on the expense of my magazines and newspapers. But I end up… Continue reading My Best Hotel Stays of 2013
Once a year, usually in the autumn, travel writers are asked by editors what their picks and forecasts are for travel in 2014. These are usually a very news-driven projects that require us to chase new hotels, museums, tourist developments, anniversaries, and flight routes. My own list doesn’t differ, and some of the following 11… Continue reading Where to Go in 2014
Ok, first up. My Favorite Places of 2013. Favorites Places of 2013 sounds like the kind of listicle that makes you want to punch someone. What sort of bullshit ‘aspirational travel” or “travel porn” as I used to say while on staff at a now defunct magazine, could be on such a list? But of… Continue reading My Favorite Destinations of 2013
2013 was a big year for me personally. I got married, changed my country of residence, shipped 28 boxes of my belongings from L.A. to Zürich and quit Twitter. These are Adam H. Graham’s Personal Highlights of 2013 according to Facebook gaming. Not bad for a computer, right? What the almighty Book didn’t seem to… Continue reading 2013 Year End Report
Ok. Mercy. Writing a blog takes a certain discipline that, it turns out, I don’t have. That’s not to say I’m bad at managing my time as a freelance writer. I’m pretty good at that, if I do say so myself, and busy typing and writing for other magazines who pay me. But this nonpaying… Continue reading Update
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