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 [...]
Gary Thompson of Tri-State Diving. Freshwater diving in the summer gives way to salvaging vehicles that have fallen through the ice in the winter. Gary Thompson is the guy you call when your [...]
This is a list of National Parks by state. We've linked our stories to the parks we have visited. There are 61 U.S. National Parks, including two in American Samoa and the United States Virgin Islands.
Photo by BikeTours.com The responses we get to our travels tell us a lot about what’s trending in the minds of senior travelers: what parts of the world they want to visit and [...]
The vistas of Olympic National Park are spectacular. We spent two days walking around Olympic National Park in Washington. It's spectacular for several reasons, but unusual because of the various eco systems it [...]
One good reason to travel to Cuba, if you're an old car buff. What could be better than taking a ride in an 1950s American car? Should I travel to Cuba? Should I [...]
2017: The Year in Photos GalleryActive Travel, Argentina, Arts and Culture, Belgium, Caribbean, Cuba, Ecuador, Europe, France, Germany, History Travel, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Photo of the Day, South America, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]