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The Subak System: Rice Growing in Bali

Rice temple ceremony, blessing the water (December 2011, Ubud, Bali) For over a thousand years, the cycle of rice growing in Bali has been managed through water temples, organized by watershed districts. The [...]

By |2018-06-20T16:20:38+00:00June 19, 2018|Categories: Asia, Indonesia, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |9 Comments

Where to Stay and Eat in Puglia

Stay a little longer in Puglia and get to know the local food and wine, neighborhoods, and daily routines from the comfort of your home base.

Things We Loved (and Didn’t Love) on Our Italy Bike Tour through Puglia

Our cycling in Italy covered seven days. During that time we slept in seven different towns and managed to average 55 kilometers a day (35 miles/day), for a total of over 350K, or 200-plus miles. We loved the biking and the great introduction to Puglia.

Why You Should Catch a Flight to Myrtle Beach

In Myrtle Beach, the beach takes center stage We’d never considered a getaway to Myrtle Beach until we heard there were new, non-stop flights from Minneapolis/St. Paul to this South Carolina destination by [...]

Single Trip Travel Insurance Appeals to All Ages

Spontaneous yoga in Colorado might be wiser with travel insurance. This series on global travel insurance is sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance, our provider. But we’ve selected the topics and we’re writing from [...]

By |2018-07-05T22:50:49+00:00May 13, 2018|Categories: Travel Tips|Tags: |3 Comments

Finding Your Rhythm on the Camino de Santiago

How is it that the Camino de Santiago across Spain still captures the individual imagination with some of the hardships and rewards of a wilderness experience, even in the midst of a populated area?

By |2018-05-16T09:34:21+00:00May 4, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Camino de Santiago, Europe, Spain|17 Comments

Our Favorite Swedish Foods and Restaurants

Reward at the top of Åre Mountain in Jämtland: waffle with cloudberry jam. Swedish foods and restaurants were not foremost on our minds when we booked our trip to Sweden. Our purpose was [...]

By |2018-05-02T12:40:07+00:00April 29, 2018|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Sweden|Tags: , , , |11 Comments

Podcast Episode: European Bike Tour

Biketours.com's Jim Johnson describes the wonders of slow travel by bike. As we prepare for our bike tour in Italy, we’ve been catching up on expert opinions and industry news about touring by [...]

By |2018-04-25T09:33:39+00:00April 24, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Europe, Italy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Training for a Bike Tour in Italy, Kris and Tom Style

Training 101: Shovel bike out of the snow. This seems like a good day to talk about the extensive training Tom and I are factoring into our upcoming Italy bike tour. As you [...]

By |2018-05-29T04:26:03+00:00April 19, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, Italy, Packing Tips, Travel Tips|Tags: , |6 Comments