When Anthony Bourdain Speaks, I Listen

“It’s punishing,” Bourdain says with a grimace. “The sort of frenzied compression of time needed to take the tour, to see the sights, keeps you in a bubble that prevents you from having magic happen to you. Nothing unexpected or wonderful is likely to happen if you have an itinerary in Paris filled with the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower.

Since Kitchen Confidential and No Reservations came on the scene, I've been listening to whatever Anthony Bourdain has to say.  CLICK HERE for this great interview and piece on Anthony from MoneyLook for the term "nerd fury" and the genius travel advice tactic it stems from.  (And set your DVRs. The 11th season of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown starts April 29th on CNN.)