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.
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 slice of quiet seems harder than ever to find, but I have some ideas.
Surprising absolutely no sane person, Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah – and an extra-large slice of her viewership – that he doped. And I really don’t care.
I’m curious about South Korea … and it seems South Korea is just as curious about me. From news television crews to young women asking me to pose for photos, I cause a stir everywhere I go. Here are some encounters that will give you an idea of what it was like.
A visit to Europe’s second-oldest rock festival, a stay at a convent and the search for sahti – it’s my 24-hour trip to Turku, Finland
Should you drink your own pee? That’s the question asked in the lead story of my Cool Content roundup. Plus, kooks, underground wars, bad writing and more!
Who makes bike parts that stand up to years of hard use? Here’s where I sing the praises of those who are worthy – and ask about your tried-but-true favorites.
A LinkedIn.com story about dying mega-malls makes me wonder … what should we do with the shells of hulking, abandoned shopping centers?
Here’s my first-ever roundup of cool content I’ve unearthed from other bloggers.
Here’s my early tasting report after whipping up a batch of a Brooklyn Brew Shop chocolate-maple porter recipe.
There’s now a reason besides Papago Brewing to visit the Papago Plaza in south Scottsdale – and it’s Hot Yoga University.
I saw a soon-to-be first-time traveler ask online about backpacks – specifically, which one he should take for a three-week trip. The question opens a massive mental can of live eels. Here’s my advice … feel free to add your thoughts, too.
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.
A conversation with co-workers leads me to dispel some nonsense notions of Australia and New Zealand.
After seven years of homebrewing 5-gallon batches, I checked out a 1-gallon kit from Brooklyn Brew Shop. Here are my thoughts a day after brewing it.
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.
Take a look at the sights you can see if you have a long layover that lets you get out of Arlanda Airport and out to Stockholm.