Podcast Interview with Todd Koenig from ESL Unscripted South Korea

A  90 minute interview with Todd Koenig for the 21st Episode of ESL Unscripted; recorded November 26th 2015.  We discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of more than a decade and a half of International Travel.

To listen to the podcast on iTunes for free click here.

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Hooked on Travel; The Oamaru Mail New Zealand

Newspaper interview with Hayden Meikle from  the Oamaru Mail in New Zealand Published on October 15th 2015. 

The interview was part of a "A new Oamaru Mail series that catches up with former North Otago residents doing great or interesting things in other parts of the world".  

To read the full interview click here.

National Geographic Your Shot

This Image taken at Castle Hill near Christchurch New Zealand was featured on the National Geographic website as part of the National Geographic Your Shot Contest.

The Smithsonian Museum Washington DC USA

This photo was taken at the Bolivian Salt Flats in  Uyunni South America.  It was one of 30 photos selected, out of more than 19,000 images from around the world,  to appear  in a 6 month photography exhibition, at The Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC, the largest Museum in the world.  The image also be appeared in the summer edition of the Smithsonian magazine.

It was also featured by the editors of National Geographic Online and entered in the National Geographic In Focus Contest.

The altitude in Peru was starting to take its toll on the both of us as Alex and I made our way to the Bolivian border, high in the Andean Plateau. <br />
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Before we left Austin Texas to start the long 10,000 mile drive South to Alex’s home town of Puerto Alegre, Brazil we weren’t sure if we would be stopping in Bolivia. <br />
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With its long standing reputation for political instability and social unrest, Bolivia is well known for its volatile nature and a tendency for solving social problems with street riots, road blocks and rock throwing. <br />
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It wasn’t until we were leaving Cuzco and the famous ruins of Machu Pichuu that we decided Bolivia had to be a part of our epic South American road trip. <br />
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We crossed the tiny Bolivian border at Copacabana on Lake Titicaca on a quiet Sunday afternoon. While we had our passports stamped and filled out the usual mountain of paper work for the car, we sat back and watched as life unfolded around us in a strange new country. <br />
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It always amazes me how you can immediately feel a change in culture between two countries as soon as you cross a border. How a simple line drawn in the sand can dictate such a dramatic change in the way people think, act and go about their daily lives.

Air Asia Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

This photo taken at a beach in Santa Fe, Bantayan Island in the Philippines was recently featured on Air Asia travel site in an article showcasing some of the highlights of the Philippines.

The Otago Daily Times Newspaper, New Zealand

This photo taken in just north of San Pedro De Atacama, Chile and was published alongside an article that I wrote about my road trip across Central and South America.

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Coloradoan Newspaper, Fort Collins, Colorado

This photo was featured along side an  article I wrote called "Endless Skies of the Bolivian Salt Flats"; detailing a day out on the salt pan of Uyunni  and it was published in the Coloradoan News Paper, Fort Collins.

This photo of a lady bathing in the Ganges river in Varanasi, India was the first place winner of the People Competition on

Austin to Argentina Travel Blog: A 32,000 Kilometer Road Trip from Texas to South America

Below is the link to the full Austin to Argentina Road Trip Blog, with weekly entries from the road. This blog grew to be one of the most popular on the travelers point website and has been viewed by over 250,000 people.

Florianopolis, Brazil Rio De Janeiro Brazil
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