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Can There be a World's Greatest Traveler? Yes!

William D. Chalmers | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Every traveler I know, be they armchair wannabes, neophytes, blog writers, media personalities or travel industry professionals, all believe that they have it wired and know the best way to travel.

Jonathan Knight And Boyfriend Join The Cast Of 'Amazing Race'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment

Jonathan Knight and his boyfriend are taking their relationship "Step by Step" around the world. Knight and Harley Rodriguez will join the cast of ...

TNA Pro Wrestler Robbie E: Audiences Got to See a Different Side of Me on TV's 'Amazing Race'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.07.2015 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Though he and his partner fell short of the $1 million grand prize, Total Nonstop Action superstar Robbie E certainly won over audiences this year. The Jersey-born grappler-turned-reality-TV-star anticipates an influx of new viewers when he returns to action on TNA's IMPACT Wrestling.

Interview With ABC's 'The Quest' Winner Lina Carollo

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Valerie Tejeda

If you didn't have the chance to tune in to ABC's "The Quest" this summer, you seriously missed one of the most awesome and innovative shows of the year.

Started From the Bottom, Now We're at the Finish Line: Competing in the Great Urban Race in At

Jane Seo | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Jane Seo

During the past four years at Harvard, I have spent most of my Saturday afternoons in the basement of my dorm, waiting for the dirty clothes to be ...

Ready, Set, Race! Anticipating the Great Urban Race in Boston

Jane Seo | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Jane Seo

Despite submitting what I thought was a quality, 3-minute video worthy of catching the eyes of the CBS producers, we were rejected from the show--not once, not twice, but a whooping three times.

The Travel World Championship

William D. Chalmers | Posted 05.19.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

We all want to test ourselves, challenge our fish-out-of-water creativity in exotic settings, while constantly assessing and fine-tuning our travel skill sets. Of course bragging rights and status among our fellow travelers aren't bad outcomes either.

Meet 'The Amazing Race' All-Stars Cast

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.29.2014 | TV

CBS announced the cast of "The Amazing Race" All-Stars edition, made up of 11 teams, all of which competed in previous seasons. The Afghanimals, th...

A Travel Addict's Index to Higher Highs

William D. Chalmers | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

"When you travel often, you will be addicted to it forever." -- Henry Miller Gateway drugs push you on to higher highs. Could the same be said for...

'Survivor' And 'The Amazing Race' Get Premiere Dates

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

"Survivor" and "The Amazing Race" will both have season premieres in February, according to a recent announcement from CBS. "Survivor," the longest...

Are You a Competitive Traveler?

William D. Chalmers | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Every traveler I know, be they armchair wannabes, neophytes, blog writers, media personalities or travel industry professionals, all believe that they have it wired and know the best way to travel. So, it got me to thinking: What is the best way to challenge, judge, reward and acknowledge great travelers?

10 Travel Resolutions for a New Year

William D. Chalmers | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

We resolve to not flaunt our travel exploits and long-winded adventure stories to others -- nor to shamelessly show off our travel selfies to others. What are your 2014 Travel Resolutions?

Santa's 2013 Travel Naughty/Nice List

William D. Chalmers | Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Reflecting on a year's worth of travel and assorted adventures, I thought "What would Santa do?" Here's a quick, down and dirty 2013 Travel Naughty/Nice List.

Who Won Season 23 Of 'The Amazing Race'?

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 12.09.2013 | TV

Season 23 of "The Amazing Race" wrapped with a whimper and plenty of frustration. While Jason and Amy weren't the most compelling couple on the race, ...

DiCaprio's Gift, the War of Art Conundrum, Licsko's "Kindling," Amazing Race's Good Doctor Young and a Library of E-Books?

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Indie bookstores like Skylight and surviving libraries are resilient. Perhaps even more so than the digital books on our e-tablets.

Reality TV Stars Shine On CA Gold Fundraising Drag Pageant July 21

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 09.16.2013 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Bay Area fans of drag queens and reality television are in for a treat. This Sunday afternoon, July 21, the California Gold Pageant packs San Francisco's BeatBox Nightclub with both.

The Amazing Race for Clean Energy - A Big Idea From Jennifer Granholm

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 07.07.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Let's face it, President Obama is struggling to get anything through Congress right now, never mind a national energy policy, so Granholm plans to create policy... from the bottom up.

'The Amazing Race' Finale: Who Took Home The Million?

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 05.06.2013 | TV

A two-hour season finale whittled the remaining four teams down to one winner on "The Amazing Race." The first hour saw the teams in Scotland and Nort...

The Amazing Race Finale: Coming Back Home

Elise Doganieri | Posted 07.02.2013 | TV
Elise Doganieri

While we love sending The Amazing Race contestants around the globe, it's always nice to come home where we always finish the race in the U.S..

The World's Greatest Travelers

William D. Chalmers | Posted 06.10.2013 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

People have now walked, biked, hitchhiked, ballooned, any other mode of transportation you could think, to become famous, and infamous, great travelers. But who are the world's greatest travelers? Battle-tested against their peers and proven?

Visiting a "Winter Wonderland" -- Switzerland

Elise Doganieri | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Elise Doganieri

In my opinion, there's no better way to travel through Europe than by train. Europe has a fantastic rail system, and it's a more relaxed way to travel.

'Amazing Race': Speed Traps And Fender Benders

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 04.01.2013 | TV

They may not be everybody's favorite team, but even some critics found themselves feeling bad for Max & Katie on "The Amazing Race." They were the sec...

'The Good Wife' Renewed

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 03.27.2013 | TV

"The Good Wife" has been renewed for Season 5 by CBS. The legal drama starring Julianna Margulies is just one of 14 shows the network has renewed earl...

The Amazing Race Mistake and the Jerry Bruckheimer I Know

Kenneth Robinson | Posted 05.26.2013 | TV
Kenneth Robinson

CBS and the producers of The Amazing Race made a horrible mistake in judgment. In the fallout, the personal integrity and patriotism of Jerry Bruckheimer have been impugned.

'The Amazing Race' Got In Some Trouble

Posted 03.25.2013 | TV

CBS issued an apology for some scenes from "The Amazing Race" in Vietnam from the Sunday, March 17 episode. The long-running and Emmy-winning real...