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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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Sep 15, 2018

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he explores America's largest indoor water park in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania

Less than two hours from both Philadelphia and New York City, Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center is one of three active Kalahari Water Parks (with a forth under construction). The place is designed for fun for all ages and to help outline the activities Craig brings the GM on the show to discuss the resort. 

As always also expect the Top 3 Travel Tips, advice for when you plan your visit, the Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment, a take-away to ponder for your next voyage anywhere, and more.

Craig has visited the resort twice in the last year and looks forward to another visit next summer.  For more details on this episode's show notes complete with links to the places mentioned in this episode and for other global destinations showcased in the series visit the Staying Adventurous podcast page > here and "subscribe" to his quest to continue 'staying adventurous.'

Jun 19, 2018

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he takes passage through one of the world's most incredible train journeys - the Copper Canyon of Mexico. Let's visit the Mexico Border state Chihuanhua and explore a region filled with six canyons in an area 4 times the size of the US Grand Canyon.

As one of the most memorable adventures in all of Mexico - passage through the Copper Canyon,  Barrancas del Cobre in Spanish,  provide spectacular views and adventures for those who the courage to explore them. Our host shares his findings, but also interview two guides and tour company owners, Yolanda from Amigo Trails and Dave from Authentic Mexico to also share their passion and knowledge about the region and all its surprises.

As always expect the Top 3 Travel Tips and advice for when you plan your visit, the Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment, a take-away from Craig's passage and also a special sunset moment to share.

Craig has only visited the region once, but he will tell you his trip was too short with only stops in Chihuahua City, Creel, Divisadero and Temoris and he hopes to see more on his next trip to the region - including complete passage to Los Mochis on the coast in the state of Sinaloa. Mexico.

For more details on this episode's show notes complete with links to the places mentioned and also to visit other global destinations showcased in the series visit the Staying Adventurous podcast page > here and "subscribe" to his quest to continue 'staying adventurous.'

 

Apr 11, 2018

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he discovers the richness and "fruits" of Tabasco, Mexico, a state located on the gulf coast in southern Mexico.

Craig attended the recent ATMEX held in Villahermosa, Tabasco and details his experiences from his travels through Tabasco, spending time in Villahermosa, and his adventures outside the capital city to visit a cacao plantation Hacienda La Luz and discover (taste) the world of chocolate, to explore Comalcalco, a Mayan site from the western edge of its empire, to sample local award winning craft cervezas and more, much more as he highlights many of the best things to do in Tabasco.

Also hear from two locals who work in tourism as they describe what awaits travelers to this region. Learn the recommended Top 3 Travel Tips and advice for when you plan your visit. Plus there is always the Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment, a take-away from Craig's travels to Tabasco to be used on your next adventure.

This was Craig's first time exploring Tabasco as a destination and he knows there is more to discover in this off the typical tourist trail type of destination. Places like Tabasco remind him why he loves Mexico so much.

For more details on this episode's show notes and also to visit other global destinations showcased in the series visit the Staying Adventurous podcast page > here and "subscribe" to his quest to continue 'staying adventurous.'

Mar 2, 2018

 

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com as he explores Cozumel, Mexico's Caribbean Island. Located off the Yucatan Peninsula in eastern Mexico, this island paradise a few miles from the Riviera Maya offers holidays for travelers and cruise passengers alike.

Craig shares his experiences from his past three most recent trips to island that he first visited as a teenager in the 1980s. He highlights what changed and what thankfully still remains the same on this Caribbean paradise and details many of the best things to do in Cozumel.

Also hear from Cruise specialist Doug of Cruise Radio and local social media expert Marisa known locally as @AstridComet. Learn he Top 3 Travel Tips and advice for when you plan your visit and the travel take-away and souvenir - the Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment along with where to watch a sunset.

Craig has visited Cozumel multiple times in his life and plans to return again. He knows he has more to discover and will certainly share it when he does. Stay tuned.

For more details on this episode's show notes and also to visit other global destinations showcased in the series visit the Staying Adventurous podcast page > here and "subscribe" to his quest to continue 'staying adventurous.'

 

 

Jan 31, 2018

Come along with Craig Zabransky of StayAdventurous.com for adventure in the capital city of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. Located in southern Mexico, this border state (with Guatemala) offers visitors a chance for life changing and memorable adventures in some incredible scenic countryside. Learn about the two national parks of El Aguacero and its waterfalls along with Sumidero Canyon, visit the nearby magic towns of Chiapa de Corzo and the mural city of Copoya with the Christ of Chiapas and also experience destinations people from all over the world travel here for rappelling, caving, canyoning at the Sinkhole of Parrots and Chorreadero Waterfalls

Craig shares from his five days and four nights in the region and highlights his days and nights including dancing in Parque de la Marimba with help form three local interviews of people he traveled, toured and adventured with in Tuxtla. Two were with local guides; the third was time with a member of Tuxtla Tourism. He also highlights his biggest leap of faith, the enjoyment of taking in local Zoque culture thru cuisine and the many souvenirs he took home including the scrap and bruises from his many adventures.

As always, expect his Top 3 Travel Tips and advice for when you plan your visit the Tuxtla travel and his travel take-away and souvenir - the Staying Adventurous Mindset Moment. Craig also discusses the region's safety and recent earthquake.

As a Mexican aficionado, Craig holds many places in Mexico near and dear to his heart, and Tuxtla is certainly now one of them. He has traveled to Chiapas twice and plans to welcome future trips too.

For more details on this episode's show notes and also to visit other global destinations showcased in the series visit the Staying Adventurous podcast page > here and "subscribe" to his quest to continue 'staying adventurous.'

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