Angel Castellanos is an intrepid traveler that is passionate about where the next journey will take him. His first international trip was at an early age with his parents on a journey that lasted 3 months through the American Southwest, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Moved by his passion for art, music, history and architecture, Angel studied abroad in Europe in college. He has returned to Europe every year since. He has also visited South America and spent nine weeks traveling throughout Japan and South East Asia. Angel has over ten years experience in the travel industry as a tour guide, retailer, buyer, travel consultant and brand strategist. He is a consummate “light” packer, enjoys making new friends on the road and remains focused on achieving his travel dreams. Traveling to over forty six countries on four Continents, Angel draws on his experiences to teach “Smart Travel” and equip travelers with skills to make their trips easier and more enjoyable. He spends 10-12 weeks traveling internationally every year in addition to crisscrossing the country for various appearances, talks and in studio segments as a travel expert. His love of travel has motivated him to give hundreds of motivational travel talks throughout the country. Angel has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Travel & Adventure Show, Fox11, Frommer’s Radio Show and Al Dispertar on Univision.