Hi from Rick: The Joy of Teaching Travel
Whenever I cross a border and they ask my profession, I say "teacher." And I take that seriously, because I love teaching the things I love. In fact, the only two jobs I've ever held are teaching my two big loves: music (piano teacher) and travel (as you know). I paid for all my early trips by teaching piano lessons.
I just hit a milestone: I'm 60 years old. It's a time when my friends are starting to think about retirement. And all I can think about is new ways to teach travel. The concept of retirement has a tough time thriving in the mind of a person whose "work" feels like play. And lately, I'm all about discovering new and creative ways to help Americans travel smarter. I'll always be out there with guidebooks and TV shows, but teaching smart travel is a perfect fit for the Web. Recently more than 13,000 people around the world… Read more