Find out why I think you should stay at hostels when you travel.
One of my ongoing travel problems is getting off my high horse – especially about types of travel. Another blogger’s words resonate with me by reminding me that I’m not alone.
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.
Bike mechanics know when you’ve been abusing or neglecting your bike – just like the dentist can tell that your choppers haven’t seen floss for the last four years. Here are some of the least-believable lines you can spring on your local mechanic.
Earlier this week, I found out my 17-year-old niece is taking her first international trip. I assembled a care package of handy travel items – what made my list of must-haves for the newbie traveler?
I’m not much for the group-think that can plague mountain biking: You have to ride a 29er; you have to be on Strava. And of course, you absolutely must ride a RockFoxocchi. But I found an alternative to the usual suspects of mountain bike suspension.
I’ve discovered a new brand of mountain bike happiness. Something about my latest bike – its Gates Carbon Belt Drive, X-Fusion Slide 29 fork and overall feel – makes me giddy on every ride so far.
The GoPro Helmet Hero and similar helmet cams have encouraged all sorts of mountain bikers to make videos that suck. Follow these tips so your video isn’t one of the mongrel hordes infesting YouTube with boring, endless vistas from your handelbar.
Overall, I have great transportation karma. But I like some conflict in my life – so tell me YOUR best story of travel gone awry!
I’ve had craft beers all across the United States, and from 44 degrees latitude south to near the Arctic Circle. My favorite spots? Here they are.
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 guidebook leaves me unprepared for a hike near Busan, South Korea – and makes me reflect why I think good travel bloggers are now more credible than guide books.
I once posted a list of 6 Horrible Things People do to Their Bikes. Let’s flip that around in a different direction … and look at AWESOME things people do to their bikes.
Check out some views of Turku, a city in Southern Finland. If your travel plans take you to Finland, drop into Turku for a few days and enjoy it.
Another Finnish bar, and another Finnish bartender looking at me like I’m an escaped mental patient. And it’s all because of my search for the traditional beer called sahti.
PressReader is a smartphone app that promises to keep travelers plugged into their favorite newspapers. But is that really what it does best? And what else can it do?