Articles by Josh Steinitz

Gear for the Adventurous Traveler – Osprey’s Shuttle 32 and Stratos 24 Pack

Gear for the Adventurous Traveler – Osprey’s Shuttle 32 and Stratos 24 Pack February 15, 2012 | Active/Outdoors, Gear Guide | Read More
There’s a classic gear problem for the adventurous traveler: You’re an active type who relishes the opportunity to hike, trail run, scramble, mountain bike and generally play hard on your upcoming trip. But, you’ve also got camera equipment, your iPad/iPhone, a neck pillow, a giant bag of peanut...

Hard Days, Soft Nights in North Lake Tahoe

Hard Days, Soft Nights in North Lake Tahoe October 26, 2011 | Active/Outdoors | Read More
North Lake Tahoe traditionally has been the place for NorCal residents to play in summer and winter, with the best ski resorts in the region, great biking and hiking trails, and several fun small towns with a smattering of decent bars and restaurants. But, except for old standbys like the Resort at Squaw...

A Jewel in the Med: Opening up to Corsica

A Jewel in the Med: Opening up to Corsica October 7, 2011 | Featured | Read More
NileGuide CEO Josh Steinitz recently returned from an incredible trip to Corsica. Read on for his itinerary, highlights and stunning photos.  Walking along a narrow foot track, we could see miles in every direction. Beneath our feet was a soft mixture of pincushion-like grass, surrounded by low shrubs,...

Guatemala: Adventures in Lake Atitlán

Guatemala: Adventures in Lake Atitlán March 3, 2010 | Guatemala | Read More
Rounding a bend on the steeply declining road, the shimmering blue expanse abruptly came into view. The vista was a unique one, and took a moment to fully process. Despite reading comparisons of Lake Atitlán to everything from Lake Como to Crater Lake, I found that I was still surprised by the scale...

50 Quotes to Inspire Adventure Travel

50 Quotes to Inspire Adventure Travel February 22, 2010 | Active/Outdoors | Read More
Need a little inspiration for your next adventure? From authors to musicians, politicians to athletes, these guys say it best… “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.” -G. K. Chesterton “Fortune and...

New Family Travel Guides from Ciao Bambino!

New Family Travel Guides from Ciao Bambino! January 28, 2010 | Kid-Friendly, NileGuide Updates | Read More
We’ve long recognized that the travel content required for smooth and fun family travel is different than what’s needed for a solo backpacker. That’s why we’re happy to announce a partnership with one of the most trusted Internet resources for traveling families, Ciao Bambino....

Guatemala: Visiting Petén and Tikal

Guatemala: Visiting Petén and Tikal January 26, 2010 | Guatemala | Read More
While most travel images of Guatemala conjure up bustling markets or religious processions with indigenous people dressed in colorful clothing, set amidst a backdrop of stunning natural beauty, the northern part of the country does not fit that description. Not at all in fact. The state of Petén covers...

Seven Travel Trends for 2010

Seven Travel Trends for 2010 November 11, 2009 | Travel Industry Perspective | Read More
In the spirit of last year’s predictions about the direction of the travel industry, I’m once again tossing my hat in the prognosticator ring, certain only that I will be wrong in some ways and (hopefully) right in others. Here are some key trends I see in the world of travel as we approach...

Top 10 World’s Best Waterfalls

Top 10 World’s Best Waterfalls October 21, 2009 | Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
From Palau to Venezuela to California, we present to you our top ten favorites of the world’s breathtaking vertical rivers: Angel Falls 1)      Angel Falls, Venezuela – Yes, the tallest is also the best. But not simply because of its neck-straining height of 3,000+ feet. No, it’s...

NileGuide’s Guide to Go App for the iPhone

NileGuide’s Guide to Go App for the iPhone May 26, 2009 | NileGuide Updates | Read More
I’m pleased to announce that NileGuide’s Guide To Go iPhone app has been released into the wild! Here at NileGuide we’ve heard from many of you who love our custom guides, but also want a digital (and paper free, environmentally-friendly) means of bringing your trip plans with you during...