In the short time I’ve kept tabs on Sal DiCiccio, a Phoenix city councilman, he’s been careless with residents’ private information, misrepresented data on city employees’ salaries and whined like Glenn Beck. And he’s convinced me that he’s tied to the nofee2hikeaz.com group.
Despite its short history, the Phoenix metro area has amassed some unusual architecture. Here are three of the best-known odd buildings you’ll find in the Valley of the Sun.
For a sparsely populated state, Arizona has a lot to offer when it comes to air and space museums. The Pima Air Museum is the best-known of the bunch, but there are others that are worth a visit. Here’s a look at them from north to south.
Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio has come out adamantly against a $2 a day parking fee at some city trailhead parking lots. Here’s why he is dead wrong.
I recently sat in on a workout for students of a Japanese sword-handling art. Here’s what I learned about Iaido and the people who practice it.
I can now say that I’m officially a world-class athlete: I was the first American finisher in a race abroad.
Mountain biking at night used to give me the willies. But I’m so over that – I’ve fully given myself to the Dark Side. Here’s why.
Visitors to Phoenix probably don’t give enough credit to Tucson. That’s a mistake – the area has some great museums, and the outstanding Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is one you shouldn’t miss.
A website called nofee2hikeaz.com is now online fighting the Phoenix government’s proposal to charge for parking at 5 of its most-congested trailheads. Check my earlier post for some of the details. Let me get this straight: The people who launched…
Attention, Americans! If people in the countries you visit hate you, it’s not because you’re American. It’s probably because you’re obnoxious. Get it through your heads – the Ugly American stereotype is outdated, so quit playing the victim.
Fear is one reason Americans don’t travel. So many of us are scared in our own borders, and the thought of going someplace where the language, food and customs are different is simply too much. It’s totally irrational, and too many of us are willing participants.
Find out about the incredible outdoor adventure you can find on the Landmannalaugar – Hrafntinnusker hike in Iceland.
Traveling to visit family deprives Americans, with their meager vacation time, of the chance to go abroad. Here’s why you need to say “no!” to visiting your family so you can visit other countries.
True love came between me and my tent. And forced me to shell out for a Rock 22 by The North Face. Here’s my review of this 2-person, 3-season tent.
Iceland is one unusual and fun destination for travelers. Here’s the first in my day-by-day series of posts about this fascinating island, its landscape and its people.
An Iceland travel guide can help you plan a good trip – but there’s no substitute for having your feet on the ground to truly experience a place. Here are a few odd tidbits you’ll find out from walking around Iceland that you’ll never learn from a guidebook.
The ATM Cave in Belize is an awesome journey into the earth and back to the time of the Maya civilization.
Landmannalaugar isn’t so much a place. It’s more of a rip in the space-time continuum. Consider its summer: It’s hard to tell 3 a.m. from 3 p.m. It can wrap you in the warmth of geothermal vents, chill you with…
Wandering Justin is a traveler who fears no gross food. He pits gefilte fish against the grossness of the Icelandic rotten shark dish known as hákarl. See who wins the Gross Seafood Crown!