Jim Menge

Traveling Man, Industry Disruptor, Travel Evangelist

I‘m a traveler by profession and by nature. When I’m not speaking or writing about the benefits of travel, I’m probably planning my next adventure.

Over the last two decades, I have traveled over a million miles and visited over one hundred countries. While I've been exploring the world, I've also helped top travel companies, start-ups and venture capital firms disrupt their industries.

The Traveling Man

I'm a traveling man.

I pack light, sit tight, and eat right.
I take the high road, side road, back road, and back alley.
I travel high, travel low, travel fast, travel slow.

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Travel Matters
August 9, 2020

Presents of Leadership

Introduction In the aftermath of the Boeing 737 Max tragedies, I read an excellent article in The New York Times comparing the difference between classroom piloting vs. airmanship. “Airmanship,” the…
Travel Matters
May 17, 2020

A Hierarchy of Travel Needs

I have walls of books and gigabytes of data on what has been written (including my own) about travel, the journey, and why human beings feel drawn inexorably to move…
Travel Matters
October 4, 2016

No Wrong Turns

I love to tell stories. Some of my best travel stories actually came out of some of my worst travel experiences. Many of the greatest travel tales I have to…