Brandon is a travel expert, award-winning writer, and the head tour guide on Bravo's Tour Group. He has traveled through over 100 countries, has penned roughly 50 guidebooks for Lonely Planet, and contributes to a variety of magazines including Travel + Leisure and New York magazine. Brandon holds a degree in art history from Harvard University, and currently resides in New York City.


You might fancy skiing in Japan, or heading to a swanked-up Nashville. Or maybe it’ll be Montevideo. Or Madagascar. Or Ethiopia… Boarding passes, please.


Most of the Azores still feel very much as they did hundreds of years ago—crumbing medieval villages strapped to the ledges of cliffs, unfazed by the busying world around them.