Åre (pronounced or-rey), Sweden, isn’t just a ski town, though it would be the first place I’d recommend if you want a top notch ski destination in Scandinavia, or anywhere. … Read more
Gary Thompson is the guy you call when your car falls through the ice. We heard about Gary from our hosts at the Best Western Premier Lodge on Lake Detroit. … Read more
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 … Read more
When you think of Argentina, chances are Salta isn’t the first city to come to mind. But this town of 620,000 is eager to change that, and they are on … Read more
With its back to the world, the town of Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of Argentina, casts its gaze to the South. From here, the southernmost city in the world, the big view is across the Beagle Channel, where Charles Darwin passed through, over the string of mountainous Chilean islands, and beyond to Antarctica. Close to town, find may other great views and hikes.
The more we travel, the more we seem to arrange our trips around adventure travel–itineraries with activities leading us into wilderness or protected areas and connecting with local communities. We’ve … Read more
Regularly, we wonder what the heck we’re doing. What’s the point of our travels, other than entertaining and edifying ourselves? What’s our purpose in working on this blog, other than … Read more