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Dog Sledding in Canada
January 20, 2012
Dog Sledding in Canada

If you’re looking for an outdoor winter experience that’s out of the ordinary, try a Canadian dog sled adventure. A truly unique outdoor winter activity, dog sledding is Canada’s traditional and oldest mode of winter transportation. Most people find the feeling of commanding their own dog sled team along trails through pristine valleys and over mountain ridges to be very inspirational. A truly Canadian activity in every way, dog sledding is a fun and interesting way to enjoy winter landscapes and is also a pretty good physical workout.

A Quick Walk Down La Rambla – Barcelona
February 20, 2011
A Quick Walk Down La Rambla – Barcelona

A quick walk down La Rambla to the famous La Boqueria food market on a cool winter’s morning in Barcelona, Spain.

Go Slow in Caye Caulker, Belize
April 16, 2010
Go Slow in Caye Caulker, Belize

One of my favorite places to experience laid back island life is Caye Caulker in Belize. The island itself embodies the word relax, with clear blue sea, palm trees swaying in the breeze, friendly people, great food and amazing underwater scenery. The motto on Caye Caulker is ‘Go Slow’. The island is only 3 miles [...]

Liechtenstein – The Jewel at the Pulse of Europe
January 6, 2010
Liechtenstein – The Jewel at the Pulse of Europe

Liechtenstein may be the size of a postage stamp, measuring only 6 kilometers from west to east, but despite its size, it is a wonderful place to enjoy a wide range of winter activities. The fourth smallest state in Europe offers the opportunity to glide down snowy hills, wander along spectacular hiking routes, experience tiny mountain villages and see the art collections of the Prince. No visit to Liechtenstein is complete without getting your passport stamped. A unique and popular thing do, each year over 40,000 passports are stamped.

Twin Peaks – Whistler and Blackcomb
September 10, 2009
Twin Peaks – Whistler and Blackcomb

Ski and snowboard all day, every day. Snowshoe into a remote wilderness. Ride a snowmobile to a frozen mountain lake. Cross country ski on forest trails. Considered among the top ski resorts on any continent, legendary Whistler is about to become even more prominent as the site of the alpine and Nordic venues for the [...]

Oahu's North Shore – The Epicenter of Big Wave Surfing
January 26, 2009
Oahu's North Shore – The Epicenter of Big Wave Surfing

In search of the perfect wave? You may find it on Oahu’s North Shore. Home to some of the world’s most brilliant beaches and bays, the North Shore is the epicenter of big wave surfing. Modern day big wave surfing started in the 50′s and 60′s on Oahu’s North Shore and the giant, sleek winter [...]

Ice Climbing in Valdez
January 13, 2009
Ice Climbing in Valdez

Valdez, Alaska is a spectacular alpine seacoast town surrounded by a natural mountain ring with an annual average snowfall of 360 inches; the most of any community at sea level in North America. Known as being the gateway to the “All American Route” of interior gold and copper fields at the turn of the 20th [...]

Roatán – The Caribbean's Best Kept Secret
January 12, 2009
Roatán – The Caribbean's Best Kept Secret

Beyond the tropical mountains’ green canopies and whitewashed colonial villages of mainland Honduras lies the largest of the Bay Islands, Roatán. Often called the Caribbean’s best kept secret, Roatán is home to pristine white sandy beaches, amazing tropical jungle covered hills, a diverse reef system and authentic Caribbean charm. A long island, measuring almost 40 miles [...]

Magical Québec City
December 22, 2008
Magical Québec City

Québec City is an authentic winter wonderland with a very rich past and culture. Located along the Saint Lawrence River in Canada and surrounded by a stone wall built by the French and British armies is Old Québec. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985 and known as the city within the walls, [...]