Chase Guttman (Credit: Drew Osumi)
Chase Guttman (Credit: Drew Osumi)

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without.

Name: Chase Guttman

Occupation: International Travel Drone Photographer

Hometown: NYC

Residence: NYC

College: Syracuse University

College major: Photojournalism


Twitter: @chaseguttman

Facebook: Chase Guttman Photography

Instagram: chaseguttman

YouTube: Chase Guttman

Short bio: Imagine traveling to all 50 states and more than 55 countries…all by the age of 20. Insert Chase Guttman, Travel Photographer, Drone Master and three-time “Young Travel Photographer of the Year” winner, who has taken his passion for travel and photography to build a legendary career. He even has a new book out called “The Handbook of Drone Photography.” His day might include shark cage diving, heli-hiking, ostrich riding, and lots and lots of sweat, as he works to get that perfect shot. With a new generation defining manliness and success, being legendary isn’t easy. That’s why Chase has teamed up with Old Spice—the manliest grooming brand on the planet—to help inspire others have the confidence to find their own legendary career path. More adventures await!

How often do you fly? Once a month.

How many countries have you been to? 58

How many continents have you been to? 5

Earliest travel memory: Family legend tells me that I went land-yachting with my dad in the Mojave Desert at three-months old, although I don’t really remember that.

Favorite American city: New Orleans.

Favorite international city: Prague.

Friendliest people in the world: Canadians.

Aisle or window: Window.

Favorite National Park: Glacier National Park.

Favorite fruit: Mango.

Favorite food: Foie gras.

Drink of choice (in the air and on the ground): Water.

Favorite travel show(s): Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.

Favorite travel book(s): My own! “The Handbook of Drone Photography.”

Top 3 favorite travel newsletters/magazines/blogs: Conde Nast Traveler, NY Times 36 Hours, Travel + Leisure.

5 things you bring on a plane: Camera, drone, eye shades, snacks and chargers.

What do you always seem to forget? Chargers!

Favorite travel app(s): Roadtrippers.

What’s your dream destination? Antarctica, India, and Papua New Guinea.

Favorite travel charity: Reach the World.

Best travel tip: Be flexible and nimble.


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