AdventureIcelandInternationalTravel

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Iceland

Most travelers are never truly prepared for a new destination. From the wrong clothes to awkward interactions with locals, no trip is flawless, but reading up on your destinations can help for a smooth transition. The mysterious Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is a place of wonder that attracts travelers from …

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AdventureBeachFloridaTravel

6 Things You Can Only See In The Conch Republic

Do you want more than just a standard beach getaway? If you are looking for a vacation that offers up new, exciting fun as well as weird, fascinating and even historical, check out the Conch Republic. Never heard of the Conch Republic? It is actually the micro-nation that includes Key West …

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AdventureBeachFloridaTravel

Why a Dry Tortuga Seaplane Excursion is Worth the Green

Do you plan your vacations around the cheapest airfare you can find and whatever budget hotel has a great deal for a room with two twin beds? You and your hubby can always push them together, right? While ninja bargain hunting can allow you to take trips you might never …

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AdventureBeachInternationalTravel

Five of the Best Surf Spots in Europe for Beginners

Surfing is pretty tough – and as the experts will tell you, it takes a lifetime to master. But don’t let that put you off; everybody should try this sun-kissed sport at least once. While we are lucky to have many spots up and down the California coast to hang …

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AdventureBeachTravel

Scuba diving in Fiji and then some

The chain of over 300 islands in the South Pacific is more than just beautiful beaches and huts over pristine waters. Fiji has lush rainforests, over 700 miles of coastline, variable terrain with exotic animal and plant life, some of the friendliest people in the world, and the most colorful …

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AdventureCampingTravel

9 Things I Learned on a 5 Month Road Trip

The Great American Road Trip! There is nothing quite like hitting the open road and exploring all our great country has to offer. However, driving hundreds, maybe thousands of miles isn’t exactly easy. When my husband and I decided to sell our house and go on a five month road …

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AdventureTravel

7 Tips For the Beginner Hiker

The Appalachian Trail is almost 2, 190 miles long, passes through 14 states, eight different national forests, six national park units and numerous state parks, forests, and game lands. This summer a few different people I know happened to be hiking the Appalachian Trail. One group, hiked just a portion …

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AdventureNew YorkTravel

The Craziest Tales of People Plunging Over Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls State Park was first formed in 1885 making it the oldest state park in the United States. It has become an icon of the American vacation and a common honeymoon destination. It is estimated that over 30 million people visit Niagara Falls each year, and that number continues …

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AdventureTravel

7 Bizarre bikes you can rent…and attempt to ride

Trade in that boring old two-wheeler for something more exciting. All over the country, cities are stepping up their bike rental game and introducing some of the craziest bikes you never knew existed. Here are 7 bizarre bikes you can rent…and attempt to ride. Sit back and relax on a …

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AdventureTravel

9 of the most beautiful places to go white water rafting

White water rafting is an exhilarating adventure whether you are experienced or not. All over the world you can take rafting trips from beginner level to expert, and each trip allows you to experience your destination through active participation with the environment. It is a glimpse into what long ago explorers might …

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AdventureColoradoTravel

Are You Tough Enough to be a Canyon Cowboy?

The massive Unaweep Canyon in Gateway, Colorado has formations estimated to be over a billion years old, and their unique shapes are thought to be molded by the flowing waters of the Colorado and Gunnison rivers. These vibrant red rocks puncture the blue skies, and its enormity makes the landscape …

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AdventureEntertainmentTravel

6 Hot Rock Concerts Around the World

What is it about music that moves your soul? Why does it get in our heads and run through our bodies like electricity? It alters our moods, it inspires us, it returns memories and becomes the soundtrack to new ones. Music has always been a huge passion of mine, and I just …

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AdventureCruisingCultureFalkland IslandsTravel

The Falkland Islands: When you’re more British than Britain

In the waves of the Atlantic ocean, some 3,000 miles north of Antarctica is an archipelago standing strong against the frigid battering of the sea, defiant in its wild beauty. The Falkland Islands (also known as Islas Malvinas) are a place of wonder and peaceful ambiance surrounded only by the …

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AdventureColoradoTravel

14 Ways to Get Dirty in Gateway, Colorado

Nestled within the sweeping expanse of red rock buttes at the convergence of five western Colorado canyons, is an adventure seekers playground. America’s landscape is ripe with opportunities to test limits, step out of our comfort zones and stand in wonder, but few places offer the ability to see and do …

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AdventureTravel

Discover Scuba Diving with PADI Women’s Dive Day

What is Women’s Dive Day you ask? Its an adventure. A day like no other. A day to share a life-experience with current and new friends. July 16, 2016 marks the second annual PADI Women’s Dive Day. It’s an annual celebration of women in scuba diving and provides special opportunities …

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AdventureCarsFamily Travel

Family Road Trip Ideas: 5 National Parks to Conquer this Summer

When buying a car we often think about things like safety, cargo space, number of seats, and technology packages. But do you ever ask, “What kind of adventures can I take in this vehicle?” No? Maybe you aren’t asking the right questions. We all want safety and luxury in our …

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