Traveling to my Dream Destination: The Galapagos Islands

Giant Tortoise on Santa Cruz Galapagos Islands with Ecoventura Theory

Traveling to my Dream Destination: The Galapagos Islands

In December 2019, I traveled to one of the most magical places on our planet, the Galapagos Island. This archipelago of 22 islands is on the Equator in the eastern Pacific. Nearly 200 years ago, Charles Darwin traveled here and the area’s endemic species inspired his scientific discoveries about the Theory of Natural Selection and … Continued

Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal Important? Solomon islands

Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal Important?

I was honored to work with Visit Solomon Islands and spend two weeks meeting the people and learning the history of the area. To learn more about the Battle of Guadalcanal and World War II see my articles, videos and photos below. Thank you to SMITHSONIAN for sharing my story, “75 years after the Battle of Guadalcanal, walk … Continued

Brian Monnin & the Galapagos Kids

Some years ago I put together a book, Paths Less Traveled, for which I dispatched well-known authors to adventure destinations and asked them to write of their experience. Tom Robbins reported from Tanzania; Bobbie Ann Mason from New Zealand; Edward Hoagland from Yemen; Roy Blount, Jr. from the Amazon, and on. For the Galapagos I … Continued

Playing on Koh Phangan

Video: Playing on Koh Phangan After arriving in Haad Yao on Koh Phangan we had almost two days of rain. When the skies cleared we enjoyed the pristine beach. Fonto Mak Mak means Lots of Rain! We walked from Haad Yao to Haad Salad and to Mae Haad and back again. One surprise on our … Continued

Suprising Surat Thani, Thailand (video)

Video: Suprising Surat Thani, Thailand Katun from Katun’s Guest House in Hua Hin suggested we take the train from Hua Hin to Surat Thani. We had a long journey of nearly twelve hours on the bus from Patong to Hua Hin, the week before so the train seemed like a smart choice. The train was … Continued

Exploring the Outlying Islands of Macau

By Ryan Gibson Ask people what springs to mind when they think of tourist attractions in Macau and it’s likely you’ll hear one word spring up time and again – casinos! The Chinese special administrative region is one of the world’s gambling meccas. In recent years, big names such as Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel