Travelers who love taking photos will come home from New Zealand with some of their best-ever images. Here are three places you shouldn’t miss if you want to take photos worthy of framing and hanging – and maybe even selling.
Okay, so brand me a heretic. Threaten to strip me of my status as a cycling. But the Tour de France doesn’t interest me a bit. Technology, team tactics and riders who quit before the peloton hits the mountains spoil the race.
But not all is lost.
Three Great Coffeehouses in Reykjavik, Iceland Reykjavik, the capitol of Iceland, is absolutely bristling with inviting coffeehouses. Kaffitar, Cafe Rot and Sufistinn Kaffihus are three of its best. Read More
Hákarl is a fierce Icelandic dish made from decaying shark meat. It allegedly made celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay vomit. Watching travelin’ dude Wandering Justin take it on!
A Guide to Darwin, the Gateway to Adventure in Australia’s Top End If you’re off to Australia, you need to see the rugged Northern Territory. It’s rugged and untamed, and the port town of Darwin is a major gateway to…
People really seem to love pets in Iceland. Here are some of my observations about Icelandic pets, and a bit about some of the cool creatures I encountered.
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…