20 Reasons We Keep On Traveling

The benefits of traveling the world never occurred to us when we started traveling in 2010. We're still traveling because we've experienced improved health and happiness and we learn constantly from people we meet.

The National Parks of the United States by State

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.

A Land-Based Tour of the Galapagos

Our land-based Galapagos tour informed us about the history of humans on the islands and the ongoing efforts to balance tourism with conservation. Still, we had plenty of time in and on the water and hiking in the interior.

Things to do in the Adirondacks: Adventure and Wellness

For outdoor adventure, small group retreats, or personal wellness, these suggestions for things to do in the Adirondacks will inspire you to book a vacation to New York's wilderness region.

Visiting Bozeman Montana

The attraction of visiting Bozeman, Montana is in the town itself–walkable, workable, and full of great food–and in the easy access to hiking trails, fly fishing, skiing, and Yellowstone National Park.

A Ha Long Bay Cruise in Vietnam

Planning a family side trip to Ha Long Bay in Vietnam–with a toddler and an infant–seemed tricky until we booked a one-night Ha Long Bay cruise.

2018: The Year in Photos

Our year in travel: 50 photos of our travels in 2018. Sweden, Malawi, Russia, Italy, and India were the highlights.

TravelPast50 Year in Review 2018: Art and Adventure

2018 was the Year of Art and Adventure, new places, new activities, wildly crealtive people, more time back home, and some separate trips for Tom and Kris.

An India Tiger Safari: What to Expect

For an India tiger safari, visit Madhya Pradesh in the heart of India. Heavily forested, this central India state offers relatively clean air, wonderful cuisine based on locally grown produce, and close-up opportunities to meet local people and appreciate their crafts and daily routines. With luck–and some good guides–you’ll enjoy a tiger sighting, too. But that’s just a piece of the Madhya Pradesh story.

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Two Interviews and Some Elephants: More on Malawi

Two interviews with participants in the Biosphere Expeditions wildlife research program in Malawi. Primatologist Amanda Harwood and veteran citizen scientist Bob Hussey. And, for your amusement, some elephants

By |2018-11-22T11:15:41-05:00November 21, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Africa, Interviews, Malawi, Nature and Wildlife|Tags: |0 Comments