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Staying Adventurous with Craig Zabransky

Come along for the adventure, and learn that the mantra "stay adventurous" is not just the mindset for travel, but the mindset for life. On this show, host Craig Zabransky will bring to life the world's destinations and show them to you through a different lens. He shares his thoughts to invoke emotion in your heart and soul as he inspires us to take and make adventure in our lives. Each episode includes; thoughts on the destination, recaps of his adventures, live interviews with locals and tourism operators, travel tips for the destination, and a special mindset moment (souvenir) we can all take home with us. Let's all hop onboard for some Travels with Z (for Zabransky) and remember to stay adventurous in life. Find more of Craig's adventures at his website: http://www.stayadventurous.com/
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Dec 14, 2015

For Episode 11, the Staying Adventurous Podcast decided to shift gears and give advice, suggestions on holiday gift ideas. Born is the 1st annual holiday gift guide for the adventurous. The podcast will not just identify products, but also identify concepts to consider when determining what to buy the friends and family fortunate enough to be on your list.

Listen in as host Craig Zabransky, the owner of StayAdventurous.com personally recommends each gift idea highlighting his personal experiences. Discover the importance of travel and experience when selecting the right gift idea. Consider inspirational gifts to push people forward to take and make adventure in their life. Learn about novels from authors he personally knows, clothes he wears (and looks good in). Hear interviews with the author of Mexico by Motorcycle - An Adventure and Guide (great book) and also Markus the skydiving expert who joined Craig on his first plunge from over 10,000 feet in Costa Brava, Spain.

The show will once again highlight a Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment, a can't miss take away for your holiday adventures and again contains a special sunset moment, the 2016 Sunset Calendar.

So, let's get excited for the holidays, find gift ideas for people on (y)our list, and even identify maybe something you need to ask Santa for... well if you've been good all. 

 In January Staying Adventurous will return to its normal format and destination focus. For a complete list of destinations, visit the list of podcasts here, but until then Happy Holidays and all the best in the new year.

Nov 25, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he enjoys the sweetness of the sassy city of Savannah, Georgia.

In this episode Craig discusses his experiences and many Savannah highlights as tours the city and interviews two Bed and Breakfast owners about their unique places, speaks with a Hollywood producer about his famous family ice cream, and also stops in to talk with the friendly local tourism board for advice on the city.

As always he leaves you with travel tips when visiting Savannah and the Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment - your take away travel souvenir from his time appreciating the sweetness of the city of Savannah. Also, in this episode he releases a new segment, Where to Watch the Sunset.  Craig, an addicted sunset photographer, will detail his favorite spot to watch a sunset in the city.

Mr Stay Adventurous has visited Savannah twice now, but since he expects to be traveling (road tripping) to and from the Florida Keys to the New York often in the coming years he plans to make Savannah a regular stop.  You can expect to see plenty of coverage on his social media channels and his site.

For more podcasts and the future Staying Adventurous schedule on his podcast page > here.

 

Oct 26, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com and discover many of the eco-adventures available to you in Puerto Vallarta.

In this episode Craig discusses his 5 day / 4 night stay in Puerto Vallarta exploring the eco-tourism in Mexico. We will hear from tour guides and operators of Ecotours Vallarta, EcoExplorer, Canopy River, El Salado Estuary, as Craig explores mangroves, the mountains and rivers for bird watching, heads out on the Bay of Banderas to watch the whales and zip-lines through the jungle. He also gets to stay luxurious at Nemi-Eco Villas too.

As always he leaves you with travel tips when visiting Puerto Vallarta, and the Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment - your take away travel souvenir from his eco-adventure in Puerto Vallarta

Craig has ventured to Mexico and Puerto Vallarta many times in his life, but each trip he discoveries more and more about the destination and also continues to gain a deeper appreciation for one of Mexico's premier destination - Puerto Vallarta.

See all the podcasts and the future Staying Adventurous schedule on his podcast page > here.

Oct 6, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com and discover the sensations of Singapore.

In this episode Craig discusses his 5 day / 4 night stay in Singapore detailing what sensations to experience especially its cuisine culture, interviews locals via a round table discussion at the Orchard Hotel Singapore, and also meets up with an old colleague from his global management consultant days to discuss Singapore as a local.

As always he leaves you with travel tips when visiting the city and the Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment - your take away travel souvenir from his adventure in Singapore.

This was Craig's first trip to Singapore and he left enchanted with many of its sensations. The adventure was part of a bigger trip which included Malaysia too. He aims to discuss more of the trip on a future episode. See all the podcasts and the future schedule on his podcast page > here.

Sep 16, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com and experience the sugar sand, sunsets, and super speed boats of Clearwater, Florida. Attending the National Superboat Championship in Clearwater, our host learned the west coast Florida beach town was more than an event and shares his findings on this podcast.

Listen in as he describes time fishing for and tasting the local Grouper, thoughts on the sunsets and Clearwater's sugar sand, and details about his findings along with expert analysis on the Superboat scene as he attends the offshore speed boat races as a first timer.

In this episode he interviews; a local government employee on the destinaiton who helped archtiect a Clearwater revival, a fellow traveling media personality also impressed with aspects of the beachtown, and an expert focused high performance boating. As always he will leave listeners with important travel tips to the destination and give them his special take home souvenir with the "Stay Adventurous Mindset Moment."

Remember: Stay adventurous is a mindset for travel; a mindset for life.

This was Craig’s was first trip to Clearwater and first time to the west coast of Florida. You will learn why it will not be his last.

Aug 26, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com for an Adventure in the Adirondacks. On his travels through the six million acres of forever wilderness located in northern New York, he learns about the region by experiencing its offerings first hand.

Listen in as he describes his first fly fishing experience, takes a sunset boat ride, hikes to the top of Mt Arab and its restored fire tower, discovers a new definition of museum, and more.

He talks with his tour guides, local operators and also gets the take of two fellow bloggers who joined him on this adventure. As always he will leave listeners with important travel tips to the destination and give them his special take home souvenir with the "Stay Adventurous Mindset Moment." Remember: Stay adventurous is a mindset for travel; a mindset for life.

This was Craig’s third trip to the Adirondacks and will not be his last. His love for New York continues to grow and on this trip he covered so much, he decided to create two episodes, so stay tuned for more Adirondacks coverage later this year.

 

Jul 29, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he explores Handsome Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania State Capital. He will share his adventures not just touring the Capitol Building (one of, if not America's finest), but give us a look inside the capital city itself.

In this episode he shares thoughts on why Harrisburg Pennsylvania may just be a place to visit on an American east coast road trip, especially if you are considering Hershey, PA. So listen in as he describes visiting the "Handsome" (as Teddy Roosevelt called it) Capitol Building; discovers more about early US history in the time of Jihn Harris and the Civil War; spends evenings out on the now vibrant second street riding Moscow Mules, and more. Much more.

As always he will leave listeners with important travel tips, to the destinaiton and give them his special take home souvenir with the "Stay Adventurous Mindset Moment." Remember: Stay adventurous is a mindset for travel; a mindset for life.

Harrisburg turned out not to be a city in decline, but actually a place of promise with new construction and renewed focus on not just the past, but also its future.

May 29, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he showcases the Splendor of Santorini. He will share his adventures not just viewing the caldera at sunset (a must), but gives you the siga, siga, on the Splendor of Santorini.

In this episode he shares thoughts on the famous Greek Island and and reasons on why it is truly a Bucket List destinaiton. Listen in as he describes visiting black sand beaches, attending a wine tasting at Estate Argyros, sailing the caldera, taking the afternoon walking the towns of Oia, Imerovigli and Fira and staying for the special  sunsets.

As always he will leave listeners with important travel tips, and give them his special take home souvenir with the "Stay Adventurous Mindset Moment." Remember: Stay adventurous is a mindset for travel; a mindset for life.

Greece is becoming one of Craig's favorite destinations and Santorini is certainly a special place. This episode he focuse solely on the Greek Island itself, but you can expect the podcast to return again to this incredilbe country. Until then Siga, Siga (slowly) in the Splendor of Santorini

Stay tuned for future destinations and remember to Stay adventurous in your life.

May 5, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he provides us with a taste of Puebla . He will share the best things to do, what to eat, and the where to stay in the one destination that actually celebrates Cinco de Mayo in Mexico.

In this episode he shares thoughts on the city from his two recent adventures, the first to attend a food conference the other to attend a wedding of a friend. Listen in as he describes highlights from his days and nights in the city including wandering the Zocalo, counting (and photographing) catholic churches, watching the volcano Popocatépetl puff smoke, educating himself via a culture through cuisine approach to meals, and attending a coveted Lucha Libre match.

As always he will leave listeners with three important travel tips, and give them his special take home souvenir with the "Stay Adventurous Mindset Moment. Remember: Stay adventurous is a mindset for travel; a mindset for life.

Mexico is one of Craig's favorite destinations to visit and he has traveled extensively through the country. This episode he focuses solely on the city of Puebla, and gives us a taste of the fourth largest city in the country.

Stay tuned for more destinations in future episodes and remember to Stay adventurous in your life.

Apr 17, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he explores the state of Yucatan, Mexico on a 6 day / 5 night adventure across this part of the Yucatan Peninsula.

He visits and relaxes at the restored Hacienda Xcanatun, heads up to Celestun to walk along a virgin beach and see the famous flamingos with time at Hotel Xixim and then returns to the capital city of Merida for nights in the heart of downtown at the restored French manor at Hotel Casa Azul. Listen in as he shares thoughts on the state of Yucatan,  describes highlights from his adventures, interviews owners and operators associated with Premium Yucatan brand, leaves us with travel tips, and gives us his special souvenir with the "Stay Adventurous Mindset Moment" learned from his adventures. Remember: Stay adventurous is a mindset for travel; a mindset for life.

Mexico is one of Craig's favorite destinaitons to visit and he has traveled extensively through many of the 31 states that make up the country. This episode he focuses on one state -Yucatan.

Stay tuned for more destinaitons, the best travel advice and the opportunity to continue to Stay Adventurous. 

 

Mar 25, 2015

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he explores three unique destinaitons and the Pura Vida of Costa Rica on an 8 day / 7 night adventure across the country.

He visits Villa Blanca Reserve(Cloud Forest), Manuel Antonio (Beach and National Park), and the rarely visiited Osa Peninsula. He shares thoughts on Costa Rica, describes highlights fromhis adventures, shares interviews with locals and tourism operators along the way, and leaves us with travel tips including the stay adventurous mindset moment learned from his adventures. Remember Stay adventurous is a mindset for travel; a mindset for life.

Costa Rica was Craig's first destinaiton on his world-wide travel sabatical adventure ten years ago and this recent trip takes him back to a place he loved and forever changed his life. It made sense it was to be his first podcast of the series.

Stay tuned for more destinaitons and travel advice to continue to Stay Adventurous

 

 

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