As I was filling up my backpack for traveling to Iceland, all I could think about was a line from Monty Python’s The Life of Brian: “Is it too big? Is it too small?” I never want to bring too…
I don’t just cough up a link in my blogroll to anyone. Addy and Erin from Dressed in Dirt have genuinely earned their spot for excellent backpacking content. Check them out!
If you like traveling and taking photos, put Iceland high on your list of destinations. From people to landscapes, you’ll find plenty of amazing sights to aim your lenses at.
When you’re visiting a foreign country, do what the bearded, face-painted dude wielding a 6-foot-tall staff topped with a skull tells you to do. You’ll have more fun that way. Meet the fans of Stjarnan F.C., a soccer team in Iceland.
When you visit Iceland in summer, get ready for the shock of a sky that never really darkens. Even when you know to expect it, it is still strange and surreal.
You have to be careful when getting ready for commercial air travel. Tedious and conflicting TSA regulations and airline policies make it hard to get straight answers on what you can pack. My question on military Meals, Ready to Eat packages is a perfect example.
Get a preview of the new Discovery Channel show “Dual Survival,” which features two survival experts with vastly different styles struggling to survive in the toughest conditions.
The founders of Primal Foods set out on a mission – to make a good-tasting vegan alternative to meat jerkies. And they hit the mark, even for a lot of us omnivores.
If you’re in Sedona at the right time, you just might see an alien spacecraft lift off from the depth under Bell Rock. Are you ready for it?
Matador Coffee Roasters gives people in NE Phoenix somewhere to get a quality coffee and a nice environment. It’s not one of the elite “Third Wave” coffee houses, but it beats Starbucks any day.
Cody Lundin, Arizona’s Abo Dude, hits the air on The Discovery Channel show Dual Survival on June 11.
The Arizona State Parks Board is showing how to get things done during tough economic times. The state legislature should be taking notes as the board inked deals to keep 5 more parks open through the fiscal year.
Interested in hooking up for a nighttime mountain bike ride? Grab some good lights and a helmet and check out McDowell Mountain Regional Park’s 16-mile moonlight ride.
Here are a few fun scenes from a trip I took to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. This was back in November, but I’m just getting around to it now. Except more about this very cool place soon. A museum volunteer…
People are howling to boycott Arizona. Are they right? No: They need to focus their anger where it belongs – on the grandstanding legislators who passed SB1070.
REI’s ripstop cargo pants provide a smart alternative to military-style cargo pants. Muted colors, but with higher quality, better hot weather performance and a “green” factor.
I was just having a chat with some co-workers about Scottsdale Fashion Square, and it brought back some interesting memories. Neither of my co-workers has lived here as long as I have, so I gave them a few of my…
Do those silly “Life is Good shirts make you vibrate with rage? Vibrate no longer – the “Life is Crap” brand has your back.
Iceland is grabbing headlines for all the volcanic activity now shaping its landscape. Here’s a surprise for many – the same processes also made Arizona what it is.
A Scottsdale, Ariz., realtor is selling 117 acres complete with a gold mine. A perfect gift for the grizzled prospector in your life – or an evil genius seeking an underground lair!