Travel expert, writer and host Ernest White II, known as Fly Brother, talks about experiences — some nice, some naughty — in Havana, Sao Paulo, Paris and the Republic of Georgia. Topics cover drinking, great food, one-night stands, nightlife and LGBTQ relationships.
Guest bio: Ernest White II is a storyteller, explorer, and transformational lifestyle designer who has circumnavigated the globe six times. He is the producer and host of upcoming PBS television travel series “Fly Brother with Ernest White II,” host of the travel- and culture-focused Fly Brother Radio Show, and publisher of multicultural travel portal FlyBrother.net. Ernest’s writing includes fiction, literary essay, and travel narrative, having been featured in Time Out London, USA Today, Getaway, Ebony, The Manifest-Station, Sinking City, Lakeview Journal, Matador Network, National Geographic Traveler’s Brazil and Bradt’s Tajikistan guidebooks, and at TravelChannel.com. He is also senior editor at Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel, former assistant editor at Time Out São Paulo, and founding editor of digital men’s magazine Abernathy.
Appearing on the Travel Channel television series Destination Showdown and Jamaica: Bared, as well as in the 2013 documentary film about the dangers of mass tourism called “Gringo Trails,” Ernest also speaks to youth and adult audiences about the incomparable magic of international travel. A Florida native, Ernest’s obsessions include South Africa, São Paulo, and Rita Hayworth. Find him at: flybrother.net.
Host: Spud Hilton (@spudhilton)
Episode co-host: Krislyn Hashimoto (@AuntieRedCup)
Location: CityScape Lounge, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, Calif., USA