4 Travel Channel Stars Talk Home, Souvenirs and Staycations

Samantha Brown, Todd Carmichael, Bert Kreischer and Don Wildman tell us how they maintain a sense of home while on the road, where they display their travel keepsakes and how they like to staycation.

Todd Carmichael

Travel Channel host Todd Carmichael

Todd Carmichael

Host of Travel Channel’s Dangerous Grounds

How He Makes a Hotel Room Feel More Like Home: “I travel with my very geeky coffee brew kit. The first act of any day for me is brewing a delicious cup, and I find as long as I do that with my favorite gear, I have a really solid reference point and a sense of home. For these coffees, I always splurge and bring the very best I have.” 

His Pre-Trip Rituals: “I have two fully packed identical backpacks ready at any given time. This includes my toiletries, meds, the works, which allows me to fly at the drop of the hat. I can grab one and focus all of my energies on trip research rather than packing.”

His Ideal Staycation: “I'm a fan of the staycation, and do it whenever I can. For me and my family, the swimming pool and barbecue are the features of a killer staycation, topped with blockbuster movies and popcorn at night.”

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