New Zealand for the Photographer

New Zealand for the Photographer
Travelers who love taking photos will come home from New Zealand with some of their best-ever images. Here are three places you shouldn’t miss if you want to take photos worthy of framing and hanging …

Visit Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory

A Guide to Darwin, the Gateway to Adventure in Australia’s Top End
If you’re off to Australia, you need to see the rugged Northern Territory. It’s rugged and untamed, and the port town of Darwin is a major gateway to …

Life Without the Sunset – Iceland in Summer

I have not seen the sun set since I left Arizona on Saturday. Seriously, 2 a.m. and 2 p.m. look exactly the same. You definitely keep your energy level up that way, but it is discombobulating.

There will be lots …

Check Out McDowell Mountain Night Ride

The McDowell Mountain night ride is one of the great things about summer for the local Phoenix mountain biker. It’s tough to be a mountain biker during the hot months here – especially if you’re also a stay-up-late sort of …

Why I Like Hotels Better than B & Bs

Someone needs to explain what’s so great about “bed and breakfasts” to me.

I listen to so many people go on and on breathlessly about some quaint little bed & breakfast inn they found in their travels. Their descriptions invariably …

24-Hour Race Advice – Mountain Bike Tips

I have some 24-hour race advice for you: A few weeks ago, I raced in the Kona 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo as part of the duo team Lost Nuts. We finished in the middle of the pack, with

Winter Olympics Sports – My 5 Favorites

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver are almost here, and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I love the Winter Olympics just slightly more than the summer.

That’s because my first sports memory was of the 1980 games in Lake …