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Gringo by Dan “Tito” Davis hits multiple best-seller lists on Amazon

The new edition of “Gringo: My Life on the Edge as an International Fugitive” by Dan “Tito” Davis with a new and updated front and back cover, reached the number one best-selling position in nine different Amazon book categories.Click edit button to change this text. The new edition of “Gringo: My Life on the Edge as an International Fugitive” by Dan “Tito” Davis with a new and updated front and back [...]

You really DO meet interesting people on a YPT Tour – Dan “Tito” Davis

There’s a lot special about joining a YPT tour, our great guides, our local relationships, the crazy destinations obviously go without saying, but one of the truly unsung elements that makes a YPT tour slightly different from a cruise down the Mediterranean is the people that come on our tours. Our destinations are somewhat niche, often times I have told people my job, and the places we go only to have [...]

From Locked Up To Raving Enjoying Everything Life Has to Offer

Book of the Week  by Michael Beas Life sometimes has you on the run. Sometimes it feels as if you can’t decide which way is up vs. which way is down. Raving is truly a privilege that all of us can take for granted sometimes. Time is the one thing you can never take back yet somehow we find ways to take it for granted. Author Dan ‘Tito’ Davis is one [...]

USA Today – South Dakotan recalls life as international fugitive in memoir

If he could do it over, Dan “Tito” Davis would stick to white crosses. Those were the speed pills he started selling as a student at Black Hills State College in 1972, eventually transferring to Las Vegas and pulling down as much as $200,000 a week working through the illicit drug network established by the Bandidos motorcycle gang. The best part: Davis’ white crosses were made of ephedrine rather than amphetamine. They [...]

RENDITION – The Story of Dan “Tito” Davis

An elusive international fugitive from justice, cartels, kingpins, stolen passports and the mercenaries who sent him home By T.D. Griffith ISLA MARGARITA, VENEZUELA | This Caribbean paradise only a half-hour’s flight from the capital of Caracas served as home and hideout for Dan “Tito” Davis, but it was a world away from his humble beginnings in the sparsely settled state of South Dakota. As a fugitive from U.S. justice for well over a decade, Davis [...]

The truth can be stranger than fiction – The story of Dan “Tito” Davis

So when an author writes thrillers, you’re taking on the responsibility of maintaining a believable environment for your reader within the constraints of what is your “real world”. Dan Brown has centuries-old conspiracies, Clive Cussler often has world-threatening evil villains that must be stopped by a small group of talented individuals. Tom Clancy started World War III but kept it believable by only using modern and realistic technology. Thrillers can crossover with science fiction by creating new [...]

Expert fugitive Tito reveals how to ‘disappear’ in the Philippines

The author of a book about spending 13 years on the run from US federal law enforcement spoke to PLN during a recent visit to Manila. With his experience of lying low in 54 countries across five continents, we wanted to ask Dan ‘Tito’ Davis whether the Philippines would be a good place to ‘disappear’… Dan ‘Tito’ Davis meets the locals while exploring the slums of Tondo, Manila. PLN: Why are [...]


By Hays BlinckmannA lot has happened since last May for a little book called “Gringo: My Life on the Edge as an International Fugitive,” written by local resident Dan “Tito” Davis and Peter Conti. Last spring seemed to be just the beginning of what now has become quite a journey for the book and author.Gringo’s story is a jaw-dropping, thrill-ride biography about Davis’ life as a drug trafficker turned fugitive. Follow his [...]