Chris loves to discover a destination's true character and charm. “Be a Local” is his passion and reason for travel – eat local, drink local and do a deep dive into the local culture. Chris has visited 80+ countries on six continents the past 25 years while observing, writing and photographing for many national print and online publications. A passion for animals, natural attractions, ethnic cuisine, local characters engage Chris. He has a special interest in spa/wellness and has visited hundreds of spas around the world, judges spas internationally, and experienced almost every imaginable treatment. Chris has an insatiable appetite for wellness, culture and people who make a difference in their community.