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Hiking Friendly Foods

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By James Pineman Love to go hiking, but do not have a pack mule to bring a four course meal? Packing food for a long hike does not have to break your back in the process. Here are some ideas on what type of foods are ready to eat while hiking and do not weigh […]

Hiking Journals – Preserve Your Hiking Experiences

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Author: Rick Chapo Hiking is a great way to escape the rat race and be one with nature. Alas, your hiking experiences can fade with time. The best way to prevent this is to keep a hiking journal for your trail experiences. Hiking Journals Take a minute to give some consideration to your most recent […]

Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

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Author: Michael Johnson   Mount Rainier National Park is the most popular park in the state. It has fantastic areas to explore. The Mountain is a popular challenge for people wishing to scale the peak. The park also has 240 miles of trails and is a super place to visit. Established in 1899. 235,625 acres […]

Hiking Trails – How to Prepare For Your Journey

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  By Jeremy P Stanfords Before beginning any hiking or backpacking adventure, preparations should be made and precautions taken to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Regardless of the level of experience of the hiker, there are steps that should always be followed before setting out. Choose Your Destination A hiker should take several factors […]

Trekking in the Himalayas – An Adventure to Remember

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By Jacob M Martus The Himalayas have long shaped the lives of people around the world, influencing both the Hindu and Buddhist religions. This vast mountain range stretches nearly 1,500 miles from west to east and spans across 6 different countries. Trekking in the Himalayas is an exciting adventure taking you through one of the […]

Retirees Find House Sitting Opens the Door to a New World

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By Ian White Recent press releases highlighting the travels of retiree house sitters are showing that becoming a senior is not a ticket to boredom, or a sedentary lifestyle. Retirees from around the world are finding house sitting to be the key that opens the door to unique, authentic and free travel to destinations that […]

A Language Immersion Adventure

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By Mary Ann Puglisi How many times have we thought, “I would love to speak another language?” or, “Wouldn’t it be great to combine a fabulous vacation with learning a new language?” Planning an out of the ordinary family immersion vacation can be a little daunting. Choosing where to go, given your families’ varied interests, […]

Bicycle Tour Europe – Top 5 Cycling Regions of Italy

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By Tom Oxby One of the most visited European destinations for bicycle touring is Italy. You will not be alone as many local cyclists also fill the bicycle paths and country roads. Surprisingly, Italians are very gentle when passing cyclists so do not let their reputation for fast driving deter you. The top 5 bicycle […]

Cinque Terre Hiking – One Remote Chunk of the Italian Riviera

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By Tom Ellerbe   In 1999 Cinque Terre National Marine Park was formed. A daring seven mile pictorial hiking trail was developed with rustic walkways, rock steps and risky paths. Gentle ocean winds combine with panoramic views and the smell of cactus flowers. Bold voyagers cover this extreme experience of over 7 miles (11 km) […]

Amboseli National Park Fact Sheet

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By Tom V Powell Amboseli National Park is the second most popular wildlife reserve in Kenya, second only to the Masai Mara. The park is located in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya, just 240 kilometres from Nairobi and masses over an area of 392 square kilometres. A safari card is required for admittance to […]