Rick Steves Calls Out the Go-Nowheres!

A couple of months ago I wrote about the Conspiracy of the Go-Nowheres. Now, travel writing icon Rick Steves explores a similar theme in his recent L.A. Times op-ed piece. I think he really hits the nail on the head here. Fear is a vicious circle of our own creation. Fear is what ultimately keeps the Go-Nowheres from traveling and it’s their fear that insulates them from the reality of the world outside their microscopic comfort zones. The world is an amazing place and more people need to see it. Otherwise they are part of the fear-mongering problem. Read the LA Times piece.

About Jeff Cioletti

I’m Jeff Cioletti and The Drinkable Globe marries my two greatest passions: fine drink and travel. The search for the former usually drives the latter. I'm the author of The Year of Drinking Adventurously. When I’m not traveling and drinking— aww, hell, who am I kidding, even when I am—I'm editor-at-large of Beverage World magazine and its companion site, beverageworld.com. I’ve been at Beverage World since January 2003. I’ve been interviewed on beverage-related topics for CNN, Fox Business News, CNBC, Beer Sessions Radio, Canada's ROB TV, NPR, BBC World, BBC Radio, The Associated Press, The New York Post, Financial Times, Investors Business Daily, Advertising Age, WCBS-TV and several other media outlets. Beyond the journalism gig, I’m also a filmmaker; I wrote, produced and co-directed the feature film, “Beerituality,” a comedy set in the world of craft beer. The film is available on at http://www.storenvy.com/products/510365-beerituality-dvd and can be streamed and downloaded at amazon.com

Posted on November 9, 2014, in media. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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