Here is a sample TV interview (which has over 1 million views) on the popular CBC consumer affairs show called, Marketplace. Asher was brought onto the show as one of the travel experts to talk about his Airbnb research study.
Asher has been an enthusiastic traveler since he left Australia to study abroad in 2004. He has lived all over the world including India, Europe, Hawaii, and mainland US. He enjoys researching the travel industry, loves being a dad, cooking & eating delicious food, photography (took many of our photos), surfing big waves on Maui, camping trips and walking barefoot on the earth, sharing tips about India travel, art, meditation and yoga.
Lyric is an accomplished poet, best-selling author, singer/songwriter, cook, and mommy of two amazing little kids! After growing up in Hollywood she decided to delve into a profound spiritual journey and became a yogi-monk for almost a decade. She loves traveling the world (Paris is her favorite city), going on cruises and hanging out at the beach with her hubby, Asher, kids Kingsley and Aurora, and sharing her experiences with you!
Instead of relying on hearsay and anecdotes from other travelers, we took a deep look at LGBTQ+ rights, country by country. We’ve gathered data from a variety of trusted international sources to create a “LGBTQ+ Danger Index” that will help you find the worst (and safest) countries for LGBTQ+ travel.
At the end of the article we also have 37 LGBTQ+ travel safety tips shared by four travel experts.
Read the full article: The Worst (& Safest) Countries for LGBTQ+ Travel in 2019 ➜
After having several nightmare experiences with Airbnb, my wife and I thought it would be good to know what it costs for a 5-star luxury hotel as a more reliable alternative to vacation rentals.
By doing this research we’d know our options and whether or not we could afford to stay at the best accommodation in any given destination to which we might be going.
We’ve created this resource to help you plan your next vacation and to show that it is possible to find affordable opulence if you go to the right place!
Read the full article: How Much 5-Star Hotels Cost in the Top 100 Destinations Around the World ➜
To measure women’s safety abroad, one cannot look at only data on street safety, rape or violence. It also depends on the general attitude of the culture, minutiae of the legal system, and systematic oppression of local women. These issues can affect everything, from easily getting a taxi alone to having your voice be heard in a conversation to even needing a male escort for your personal safety.
Read the full article: The Worst (& Safest) Countries For Solo Female Travel in 2019 ➜
In September 2017 we had multiple dangerous Airbnb experiences in Paris while on vacation with our 10-month-old son.
These experiences led us to do in-depth research surrounding Airbnb and the experiences shared by other guests. We’ve found that Airbnb effectively gives carte blanche to scammers and criminals and that the platform harbors numerous listings that do not meet basic safety requirements. All of this could be prevented if Airbnb fixed the loopholes.
Read the full article: Is Airbnb Safe? We Analyzed 1021 Horror Stories to Find Out ➜
We love traveling! Together we have visited and lived in almost 20 countries—Asher has been abroad for his entire adult life, and Lyric has resided in nine different US states. In other words, we are always on the go and our passion is sharing tips to help make your adventures as amazing, safe and smooth as possible.
In 2016, we welcomed an incredible baby boy named Kingsley into our lives. Kingsley has already been to Paris and Sardinia — he is a fantastic little traveler! In 2018, we had our second child, a girl named Aurora. We love sharing tips on how to maintain a healthy, happy, and balanced family lifestyle in addition to traveling with a baby.
Understanding a country’s culture through it’s fashion is something we really cherish. From India to Italy to Hawaii (and everywhere in between) we offer extended what to wear guides to help you feel more at home on your global travels. Lyric especially loves helping you dress fashionably, practically and feel super snazzy in every location.
Exquisite food is the foundation of life! Every place we travel, we go in search of the most mouth watering meals available. Asher is a vegetarian and Lyric is paleo. We sample, photograph, and write about these meals so we can share them with you! We also love sharing our recipes and cooking tips for at-home delicacies.