Plain and simple, Santa Claus is the most widely traveled man alive, bringing joy to children wherever he goes. Though work forces him to spend a lot of time at home, in the North Pole, he has maintained a strong sense of wanderlust for hundreds of years. His travel savvy is second to none—and he admits to using his yearly round-the-world work trips to scout out vacation spots.
At BootsNAll we love travel and we love people who love travel. This year, amidst our own wanderings, we found time to interview more than forty career vagabonds about their respective travel styles-- and in each case, the last question asked was: "Why do you love travel?" Here's what they had to say.
Chris Carrabba is the type of musician that’s a treat to behold: he’s thoughtful, friendly and deeply grateful for where his songs have taken him. This week, Chris chats with How I Travel, revealing a sense of excitement about the world and its inhabitants and a sincere desire to savor every moment.
Zane Lamprey is one of the few travel hosts on TV who doesn’t mind letting loose, drinking what’s handed to him and making good use of the international language of laughter. This week, while roaming venues across the country on his “Sing the Booze” Music Tour, Zane made time to talk with How I Travel about his love for Croatia, working with a hangover and why he’s a bit wary of street food.
It could easily be argued that Tony Wheeler is in the running for ‘Most Influential Traveler Alive.’ In 1972 he and his wife Maureen co-founded Lonely Planet—now the largest guidebook publisher in the world. Before Lonely Planet was a publishing giant, it was just Tony, Maureen and a typewriter. And before they were ready to write that first book, they had to travel. A lot.