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Road Tripping Dartmoor National Park

Exploring Dartmoor in the Vauxhall Mokka XUnited KingdomDartmoor has sometimes been described as the ‘last wilderness’ of the United Kingdom. Its vast open landscape is home to a variet…

Best Travel Gift Ideas For Men & Women In 2016

Best Travel Gifts in 2016Travel TipsSkip the moneybelt this year, and buy something that your favorite intrepid globe-trotter will actually love to use. These travel gifts can help make any journey…

Our first ‘Dolomiti’ trip

Our final European adventure for 2016 wrapped up just a few days ago – the skies were clear, the meadows were green, the hiking was fantastic and the Dolomites proved their status as the most…

Best time to go to New Zealand?

You know, it’s going to be great whenever you come to New Zealand, and people will travel here for different reasons. So if you’re coming here to ski, you probably don’t need our …

My Thirteen Favorite US Travel Destinations

Happy independence day, America! They say it takes leaving home to appreciate the beauty of your own backyard, and in my evolution as a traveler, I’ve found that to be true. There was a time …

The destination is only half the adventure.

Hot off the European trails, Phil Boorman (owner, director and guide for Active Adventures) has returned home to New Zealand after leading the inaugural Tour du Mont Blanc. Having guided for over 2…

Blogaversary Five: Goal Setting and Keeping

For the last few years, I’ve paused at my travel and blogaversary to both take stock of the goals I set the year before, and make a new round for the year ahead. Since self employment means I…

Hike Your Heart Out Koh Tao: Mango Viewpoint

Koh Tao is unexpected paradise for hiking addicts in Southeast Asia. Recently, I kicked off the Hike Your Heart Out series to highlight some of my favorite island trails, most of which remain hidde…