Author: Bjorn Koch

Bjorn Koch is a businessman, world traveler, lover of fine dining and soccer fanatic. Born in Germany, where he fell in love with Bayern Munich, Bjorn currently resides in Boston, MA.

Four Summer Vacation Destinations

  With the first official day of summer about a month in the rearview mirror, the window of opportunity for a nice, relaxing vacation may be growing smaller and smaller. The Earth is a fairly large planet, roughly 197 million square miles in surface area total; subtracting the 140 or so million square miles of ocean leaves us travelers about… Read more →

Welcome to the Future of Travel

  There was a time not all that long ago–just about 150 years or so in the past–that the idea of a horseless carriage (known today as a “car”) was a far-fetched idea that was light years–or light millenniums even–away. Self-propelled cars, it was believed by some, would never, ever catch on.   It simply wasn’t going to happen. It… Read more →

Make Your Hotel Feel like Home

  As you’ve probably gathered from everything on this blog, my site and my social profiles, I love to travel. If you’re reading this, chances are you do too. And, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably no stranger to hotel rooms both large and small, expensive and cheap, homey and not-so-homey.   The lattermost aspect of traveling, feeling like… Read more →

Better Business Travel

  Unfortunately for me and many, many of you, travel isn’t always fun and games. Yes, exploring the world, experiencing the culture and the food (or both at the same time) of a new country can be an enlightening and awe-inspiring experience. So while not all travel is for pleasure, it is possible to take a business plan ride and… Read more →

Six Pieces of Travel Tech You Shouldn’t Miss

  Technology, as it continues to expand, has begun push its influence into nearly every facet of our lives, from the way we communicate to the way we diagnose illness.   Travelers aren’t being left behind, either. With the continuously advancing technological world and an expansive list of developers, designers and geniuses in the world who are focused on redefining… Read more →

Experiencing a Culture Through Food

  If you’re anything like most of the habitual travelers around the world, you likely have a few things planned out before you decide to embark on a cross-country (or cross-planet) expedition. You figure out where you’re going to stay for the duration of the trip. You plan out–to the minute sometimes–what you’ll be doing, where you’ll be going and… Read more →

New York City Travel Guide

So you’ve decided to take a trip to the Big Apple. I’m not surprised, honestly; it’s a beautiful city with beautiful people and a beautiful atmosphere. In previous posts on this website and my others, I’ve already fully fleshed out where you should be staying the night, where you should be eating and some of the more well-known eateries around… Read more →

The Pros and Cons of Traveling Alone

  When most people decide to take a vacation it’s a meticulous planning process. Scheduling time off of work not only for you but for your husband, wife or partner. Pulling the kids (if you have any) out of school and figuring out their class schedules and gathering homework and assignments. Figuring out an agenda that will please everyone involved–can’t… Read more →

Recognizing the Importance of Travel

  Let me start by saying that I have not seen every wonder of the world, every mountain peak, every set of winding hills and valleys or every beautiful and picturesque landscape that this world has to offer. But I have seen quite a few during my time spent traveling the world and immersing myself in the culture and community… Read more →