Featured Archive

This is where I feature articles that highlight special areas that I’ve visited.

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    Namibia: dreams become reality

    I was lucky enough to recently visit Namibia in January of 2017. Since returning to the states, its been over 2 months, and the buzz still hasn’t worn off, so Im going to share my story. Since the theme of this site has certainly taken...

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    JNLXL miami beach march 25-27

      Dearest Human, Please join me on the last weekend of march in beautiful miami as I celebrate the last weekend of my 30′s. This weekend is not a birthday party, and it’s not about me, it’s about us, and how grateful and lucky I’ve...

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    Ibiza: the magical island of excess

    My first guest writer here on JNL.com is the multi-talented renaissance man himself, lovingly known as Black Jesus. BJ was my host on a recent visit to Ibiza. I can honestly say that I’ve never witnessed a human being engage in such focused and efficient...

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    WHAT WOULD JNL DO @ ART BASEL 2014

    First of all I would get plenty of sleep before showing up, because there really isn’t any good time to sleep. If you’re a neophyte to all this madness, have no fear, the right mix of caffeine and alcohol and a following a few of...

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    Upperhouse Hong Kong: a peaceful sanctuary

    As a somewhat cost conscious traveler, I usually don’t recommend splurging on hotels and lavish accommodations. There are occasions however where it becomes appropriate, and if you’re going to go all out on the ultimate weekend in Hong Kong, look no further that the Upperhouse....

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    JNL dishes: The finest hotels in Asia

    I’ve been lucky enough to travel all over the place so you don’t have to waste your time and end up at some tourist trap in cozumel fighting your way through a morbidly obese conga line at Carlos n Charlies. THE FINEST HOTELS IN ASIA...

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    Epic powder dreams: Selkirk Wilderness Skiing.

    Have you ever dreamed of that perfect bluebird day? Floating down a pristine tree run into deep, steep, untouched fresh as far as the eye can see?  As an advanced skier, you find yourself always chasing this impossible dream, the holy grail of powder skiing. You might...

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    BPM Festival: go for the music, love it for the Yucatan.

    I started this blog because I thought the internet was becoming devoid of any critical thought. Most sites are just trying to sell you something, in general nowadays you only get reviews about things being “amazing” or “awesome” This is not one of those reviews....

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    How to get laid at burning man

    Believe it or not JNL has been to the playa many times, and now that I’m maturing into the autumn of my life, I’d like to pass on a little wisdom to a few of you young wippersnappers planning on heading out to the desert...

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    KAZANTIP: Ukraine’s answer to all your problems

    For four weeks in July and August, The Republic of Kazantip takes over the Crimean peninsula in Southern Ukraine. I attended this festival in 2009 for four nights, and I had a great time, but I have to say its not for everyone. Go ahead...

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