If you are interested in volunteering with animals in Africa, be sure you look into the Biosphere Expeditions program in Malawi.
The historic town of Olympos in the mountains of northern Karpathos, where first residents could hide from pirates. Family. Togetherness. The mantra of Karpathos Island, a gem in Greece's Dodecanese island group. The [...]
The St. Olav's Way starts in Selånger, Sweden, and ends at Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway. It follows the road Olav traveled in the summer of 1030. It has been a pilgrimage route since the 11th Century.
On the edge of Lake Vänern, Picasso's sculpture in Kristinehamn If you really want to get to know Sweden, visit the heartland, Värmland County. Karlstad, the capital city of Värmland, can be reached [...]
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.
While we've only taken up serious cycling the the past couple of years, we definitely have our opinions on the best cycling gear.
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?
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 [...]
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 [...]
The wind dusting up fresh fallen snow adds to the thrill of dogsledding in the wilderness near Åre, Sweden, under a cold sun. Åre (pronounced or-rey), Sweden, isn’t just a ski town, though [...]