“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whether wandering off the tourist drags, or getting off the superhighways to find a surprising “gem” of a restaurant, attraction or activity not well known to the traveling public, going off the beaten path rewards event the most intrepid traveler. It may take a sense of adventure or courage—or both, but going where few travelers go can provide a fresh source of travel stories and memories, while helping to bring tourism to places often overlooked.
World Footprints was honored to attend the opening day of the 68th annual United Nations General Assembly in New York. President Obama provided opening remarks following a welcome by the Secretary General and President of Brazil. Read moreUnited States Off the Beaten Path Events & Festivals
If you visit Isla de los Micos (Monkeys Island) in the Amazon and you have a banana in hand, prepare to be mobbed by a band of squirrel monkeys who are seeking a midday snack. Note: they also like shiny things and one guy tried to make off with my … Read more Read moreCentral and South America Off the Beaten Path Social Responsibility
On our first day in the Amazon (south of Leticia, Colombia), we explored some of our majestic surroundings in small wooden canoes. We were told that there were many eyes watching us even when we couldn’t see them. Read moreCentral and South America Adventure Off the Beaten Path
During Black History Month, there are many lesser known sites around the country where you can celebrate the month in a unique way. The African-American Heritage Trail is quite long and the short list that follows doesn’t begin to scratch the surface of the attractions you can visit. Read moreUnited States Off the Beaten Path History
This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Travel'n On Radio returns to Ireland to discover some hidden gems, explore off the beaten path attractions and play golf on one of the many Links courses on the … Read more Read moreIreland Experiences Off the Beaten Path Sports History