I'm a film and television producer director. At the moment, my biggest passion project is a travel video series on the web called Booker Travels. I work in collaboration with my son, and relive the joy of seeing the world through the eyes of a teenager.
Any advice for a young, inexperienced traveler?
Here is a tip from Booker Mitchell taken from an article he wrote for National Geographic Intelligent Travel at age 15: "The biggest lesson that traveling has taught me is that the best trips are either the ones you make yourself at home — or ones that make you... See More
Sri Lanka: Best way to spend three weeks?
Do you plan to be 3 weeks in Sri Lanka alone or 3 weeks on all six islands? There is so much to see in Sri Lanka and depending on how much time you have there, maybe it'd good to consider what is has that the other islands don't. Sri Lanka has... See More
What are your favorite staycation spots in the winter?
I'm originally from Brazil but I have been living in NY for quite a few years. I have been here for so long that I not only learned to love the local beaches (being a spoiled Brazilian), but to enjoy them even in the winter. This past weekend I was in Montauk... See More
Central America: Which Central American country is the coolest for a 1 week long trip?
Nicaragua is amazing. One of our most popular season on www.bookertravels.com, we were there during Xmas time and had a wonderful time. We flew into Managua and spent the night at Hotel Camino Real Managua... See More
New York City: Girls long weekend in NYC Feb 15
We have done walking tours when we travel but never at home. Well, we just tried one recently and absolutely loved it! Check out Frank H. Jump of Fading Ads of New York City(https://www.facebook.com/pages/Frank-H-Jumps-Fading-Ad-Blog/379132564252 )... See More
The Caribbean: Vacation spots that offer relaxation and activities?
Ha! I think you will get more confused here since I'm sure everyone has a favorite spot. We just visited Barbados recently and had an amazing time. I produce a travel show with a teenager who loves the beach and surfing, but he also likes visiting... See More
Morocco: Advice for First Time Adventurers in Morocco
We were in Morocco for 14 days and traveled north to south, east to west. But we were also working and filming. I would keep the trip on a sort of horizontal scale. 3 days in Marrakech, 3 days in Essaouria and 3 days through the... See More
Sri Lanka: Beaches and Sunbathing?
Between Hikkaduwa and Weligama you will find several options from populated to deserted beaches. When filming for our travel series Booker Travels , we did a nice episode that shows the coast, and we also posted some info on... See More
Morocco: Is Marrakech> Fes> Chefchaouen> Marrakech too ambitious for a 6 day trip?
You can do it, but it'll be tight. In order to save time, consider buying your plane ticket to Marrakech, flying out of Fes. Suggestion: two days in Marrakech, one day driving from Marrakech to Fes (making a couple of stops), two days in Fes and one day in Chefchaouen... See More
New York City: Is it a good idea to visit NYC in December?
Mmmm. New York in the winter if your budget is low is not the best, I must say. Right now, there are tons of free events happening outdoors that are so cool like the Bryant Park Summer Film Fest or Central Park SummerStage ,... See More