The Verde Valley isn’t exactly one of the big draws for Arizona. If people get anywhere near it, it’s usually because they’re going to Sedona.… Read the rest
Back in September, I took my first trip to Seattle with a kid. Well, not just any random kid – my own, of course.
I’d … Read the rest
When you check into a resort and use your hotel room key card, do you ever think of a scene like this”
Shortly before midnight … Read the rest
Despite 2015 being my first year as a parent, this has been a good year for travel. We got the Little Person on her first … Read the rest
So what do you do in San Diego when you’ve been to Horton Plaza, the Gaslamp District, Mission Beach, Sea World and all the other … Read the rest
I hate to admit this, but I spend more nights in hotels than in tents when I travel. I wish it didn’t have to be … Read the rest
I’m still diving further into my research for a future return to Australia. I’m learning something unexpected – there are some great Australian island getaway … Read the rest
A few weeks ago, I paged through the latest Mountain Flyer magazine and saw a review of the Foundry Broadaxe mountain bike.The base-level Broadaxe will … Read the rest
Anything can happen in hostels – from just a good night of sleep to waking up to a naked Dutch dude parading around.
If you’re … Read the rest
An awesome trip is rarely an accident. It’s a combination of preparation, planning and flexibility. You start with a game plan and leave holes for … Read the rest
Sometimes, the din has to stop. You need to get away from TVs, traffic and the white noise of people-people-everywhere. But where” A … Read the rest
I’ve never talked to people about travel to Australia and had them say “you know, I’ve always wanted to visit Darwin.”
But ever since my … Read the rest
Brisbane is Australia’s overlooked city. It was my last stop Down Under before heading back to the United States. Though I knew little about Brisbane, … Read the rest
I don’t travel without a sleeping bag – and I even prefer to bring my own tent.
Ever since my trip to New Zealand, I’ve … Read the rest
It never fails – before the afterglow of my latest trip wears off, someone asks me “where are you going next””
My official answer” “Hey,