A Hidden Culture in Florida

Going into this challenge I had no idea there were native Indian tribes that still occupied parts of this state. It was surprising to me to find a culture that is so hidden that many people, even locals have no idea about it.

Florida’s newest wildlife refuge


Experiencing the Seminole way!

Flying into the Florida Everglades on a seaplane was awesome. But there were too many gators beneath us for my likings though!

Travelwise: Belize’s lessons in eco-tourism


Modern Day Mayans in Belize

I’ve been in “el mundo Maya” before, when I worked on ‘Survivor: Guatemala.’ There’s something about being in those ruins that evokes a kind of reverence.

Bugging out in Belize

You read in the history books about this powerful, technologically sophisticated and sometimes brutal ancient civilization. But meeting them in person left a different impression.

Iguana in Belize

Our guide in Belize really showed me how proud and welcoming their culture is. He was excited for the opportunity to teach others about his country and to show us how they lived on a day-to-day basis.

The Biggest Pressure Moment

The biggest pressure moment…wow, we were under pressure the whole time!

It was incredibly difficult having the elements bombard us with rain — the ground around us was like a mud bath.  During the challenge, it was really hard to control our cooking temperatures because the wind and rain were ...

Tagging crocodiles in Belize


The backbone of New Mexican cuisine