Springtime is officially in full swing - and as the warm weather increases, so does our wanderlust. With early summer just around the corner, it’s time to start planning some new adventures.
We caught up with a few favorite globe-trotting influencers to see what in the world they’ve been up to:
There’s possibly no place more emblematic of the great outdoors than Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The town boasts breathtaking views of the Grand Teton mountain range, some of the country’s best extreme skiing (known for deep powder), Yellowstone National Park, hiking, fishing, rafting, climbing, horseback riding, biking…endless terrain to explore.
Fourth generation rancher Luke Long’s family has been in Jackson Hole for over 100 years. His great-great grandparents moved there around 1912, and his family raises some of the nation’s best cattle and horses.
We asked Luke for his tips on visiting Jackson Hole:
For an American traveling abroad, London has much to offer. With extraordinary sights, world-famous fashion-houses and incomparable historic landmarks and museums, it’s easy to see why social media strategist and 2018 ‘s Forbes 30 Under 30 nominee Max Siegelman loves it so much.
Just a hop, skip and jump away from New York, a London getaway promises exceptional cultural adventures. Here’s how Max likes to spend his time in the UK’s capital:
Picture a city built on the potential of the human imagination. Here, every road leads to a new discovery of civic living. By establishing pro-business policies that incentivized foreign investment, Dubai has transformed itself in the past few decades. What used to be a regional trading port surrounded by blank-slate desert is now a buzzing metropolis graced by gleaming skyscrapers and endless luxury. You will meet intriguing expats from all over the planet who live and work there; the majority-foreigner population gives the city its uniquely cosmopolitan feel.
In Dubai, nothing is done half-way. Indoor snow skiing in the middle of the desert? Check. Augmented reality dinners? Check. World's tallest building? Check. Skydiving, artificial archipelagos shaped like palm trees, desert safaris, astonishingly high-quality food from every cuisine on earth? Check, check, check. No wonder practicing neurosurgeon and founding partner of NeuroLaunch Jordan Amadio recommends this bustling destination.
Jordan Amadio, M.D., M.B.A. is a practicing neurosurgeon at University of Texas Dell Seton Medical Center at the UT Dell Medical School in Austin. He is also the outgoing Innovation Fellow of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and a founding partner of NeuroLaunch, a pioneering neuroscience venture accelerator.
In 2014, Dr. Amadio was one of 15 young physicians to receive the American Medical Association Foundation’s Excellence in Medicine Award. He has been named “40 under 40” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as well as “40 under 40 Healthcare Innovators” by MedTechBoston. He has been a featured keynote speaker at Genentech, Harvard Medical School, Princeton University, Georgia Tech, Mayo Clinic, TEDx, SXSW, and Exponential Medicine. He serves on the boards of several biotechnology companies and charitable foundations.
Luke Long is a fourth-generation rancher and was the first student from Jackson Hole High School to attend Harvard. His family homesteaded the valley near Moran Junction just North of Jackson Hole on the Diamond Cross Ranch, which is one of the last operational horse and cattle ranches in that area.
Max is a focused professional in social media strategy for celebrities and brands, and a 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 nominee. When he isn’t working and traveling, he keeps in top shape with HIIT workouts, running and weight lifting. He gets his passion for fitness from his college soccer days.
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