When I travel, I’m always on the lookout for something new to try. I have a new “to do” on my list: the stand up paddle board. Here’s what I’ve learned about a growing sport.
I hate comparing anything to Fight Club – especially a mountain bike trail. But I have no choice with the Fantasy Island North Singletrack.
To celebrate April Fool’s Day, I’m helping the Professional Association of Dive Instructors dispel some myths about SCUBA diving.
One of my favorite mountain bike trails just got a little nip and tuck. Find out if it’s good, bad or ugly.
A combination of travel and straight-up curiosity lead me to ask: What sporting events would I want to see? Well, here they are. Get ready for some surprises.
An awesome trip is rarely an accident. It’s a combination of preparation, planning and flexibility. You start with a gameplan and leave holes for spontaneity. Let me show you how it’s done, using my recent trip to the Nordic countries as an example
A Conde Naste article about over-priced and over-hyped travel gets me all fired up … enough to write a counter-article geared toward everyday travelers instead of the independently wealthy.
Here’s my first-ever roundup of cool content I’ve unearthed from other bloggers.
As a long-time mountain biker, I’ve owned more than my share of bikes. But there’s one that really made a change in my life that no other bike will equal.
Bacon or chocolate? A pint of craft beer or a wedge of aged gouda? The family dog or cat? All choices nobody wants to make. My favorite hiking destinations offer the same conundrum. So what’s the winner – Iceland’s Landmannalaugar or New Zealand’s Tongariro Alpine Crossing?
SCUBA expert Rutger Thole shares memories of his first dive experience. Join this nervous newbie as he gets hooked on the underwater world and goes on to earn more certifications and visit cool new dive sites.
Halloween isn’t just for land lubbers – check out this list of Halloween-themed SCUBA diving fun.
Traveling to Australia? Make sure to include Darwin in your plans – especially if you are looking for outdoor adventure.
Every year, 30,000 hike the Besseggen trail in Norway’s Jotunheimen. Find out why – along with some helpful info to get the most out of your adventure.
Kangaroos in the wild are nothing like what you see in the zoo. Find out what it’s really like to spot Skippy in the Outback.
Vanuatu wasn’t a destination I’d ever thought about until I read the Cash Peters book “Naked in Dangerous Places”. Find out what sort of adventures await in the South Pacific.
The Olympic Games are nearly here. If you want to avoid the swirling mass of commercialism in London but still have a love for the Olympics, there’s an alternative: Greece.
Iceland just gave me another reason to visit again: a tour company that takes people down a 400-foot descent into a volcano’s intact magma chamber. This is the only place in the world you can experience this, and it has me salivating at the thought of another trip to Iceland.
Manjanggul Lava Tube is a good reason to visit Jeju Island in South Korea. Find out what it’s like to visit this huge lava tube.
A first-time Airsoft player spills the beans on what the game is like: prowling an abandoned mining town, replica submachines firing everywhere and anywhere. Good times!