My buddies over at the Heading There blog have collected some of their Best of 2010 review of cool trips. Yes, I’m in there. Besides my trip to Landmannalaugar, you’ll also get some Easter Island action, ancient ruins in Chiapas, monkeys and a slow boat to China. How cool does that all sound?
I just finished my first solo 12-hour race. Here’s what I learned about surviving a solo epic race effort – and what I thought of the Four Peaks 12 Hours in the Papago event.
The New York Times article “The 41 Places to Go in 2011″ is nothing but a guidebook to sucking money from your pockets while making you act like the docile, vacuous, stereotypical, Hawaiian shirt-wearing American tourists. It’s not worthy of what’s supposed to be the nation’s flagship paper.
Our third day in Iceland has everything from nearly impassible roads to steam explosion craters to friendly dogs roaming the volcanic plains. And a shower and soft bed!
I recently left Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for a trip to Denver. This was my first trip since the full-body scanners started making headlines – and it seems the TSA is inconsistent and ill-trained to use them.
The holidays are a time for giving and receiving gifts. I’m not asking for anyone to send me presents. Instead, I’m offering my wish list for all things travel-related. If any of this happens, I’ll be one happy traveler.
Soon, Southwest Airlines will fly Boeing 737-800 planes capable of profitably reaching Hawaii. But who wants to spend 7 hours on Southwest?
My cynical city friends love saying “If the outdoors are so great, why did we invent the indoors?” I figured nobody could answer that better than Addy, the backpacking superhero behind DressedInDirt.com!
Hawaiian Airlines has a sweet new fare special to get you to Honolulu. And it’s taken the novel approach of linking it to the new Airbus A330 joining its fleet.
Too many people get way too worked over being sports fans. You’d think they were playing for their favorite teams themselves. Here’s a call to sports fans to support their teams, but without the vitriol aimed at opposing teams and fans. Unless you’re playing, throttle it back a bit.