Archives: April 2020

Virtual World Tour: Guatemala’s Caribbean Beaches

Hello Friends, People from West Virginia to Japan to Australia have virtually seen a bit of my world travels on YouTube.  Now Episode 2 is out—it’s a relaxation-packed 3 minutes. My travels are called a Virtual World Tour, and produced by Books Forward. Be forewarned, when we depart Guatemala in a few days, we’ll travel […]

Virtual World Tour: Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan

A selection of Tom’s world travels appears on YouTube and other media.  Each one takes us to a different part of our planet.  The adventures are described in Tom’s book, The Other Worlds, or his upcoming book to be released in 2021.

Stepping Off a Bus, and into a Budding Pandemic

Posted on 4/6/20 by Tom Mattson. April 29, 2009. What happens when a flu epidemic hits a city of 20 million people, and authorities fear a pandemic? Sunday—Before I take my second step off the bus in Mexico City inbound from Acapulco, a waiting police officer hands me a face mask. Before I can decide […]