Make Niagara Falls Your Bucket List Destination

Boat Cruise At Niagara Falls

Whenever I’d ask people what’s on their travel bucket list, Niagara Falls seemed to be one of their top destinations. I had never been there and thought it was finally time to put it on my own bucket list. It was also time to see why Niagara Falls is regarded as one of the seven natural wonders of the world! I’ve seen many impressive waterfalls in my life, but there is definitely something very special about these falls that makes me understand why it’s earned such a highly regarded title. Continue Reading →

Don’t Wait Too Long To Apply For Your Passport!

Dont wait to get your passport

Fellow travelers if there is one piece of travel advice I can give you it’s this. DON’T WAIT TILL THE LAST MINUTE TO APPLY FOR YOUR PASSPORT! Trust me! By applying early you will save yourself time, money and above all the possibility of suffering a heart attack due to the stress that comes with waiting till the last minute. You’d be surprised at how many people apply too late and find themselves in a terribly stressful situation, myself included. It usually happens like this… you find a fantastic last minute travel deal, decide to book it right away, and suddenly reality hits. Oh sh*t! My passport expired! What should I do? Based on my recent agonizing experience of trying to renew my mom’s passport for a last minute trip to Canada, I have some advice to help you out if you find yourself trying to renew or apply for a passport at the last minute. Continue Reading →

ATV Riding in Jawbone Canyon

Would I like to try riding dirt bikes and ATV’s in the desert? Hell yeah! Sounds like an awesome way to celebrate someone’s birthday. We gathered some friends, headed out to a place called Jawbone Canyon and rented vehicles for the day. Things were going great, that is, until we got stuck on top of a super steep dirt hill. Keep reading to find out how we made it down and how you too can enjoy a day of safe ATV riding. Continue Reading →

Hiking Indian Canyons in Palm Springs

Hiking Through Indian Canyon

If your in Palm Springs and your looking for a place to go hiking, look no further than Indian Canyons. Within it you can visit the canyons of Palm, Murray, Andreas, Tahquitz and Chino. Whichever one you choose will offer plenty of trails for hiking and interesting terrain to explore. From the large California Fan Palms to the rustling peaceful streams your going to find that a wonderful desert adventure awaits you! Continue Reading →

Weekend Getaway to Palm Springs

Escape to Palm Springs

Can’t you just feel it? Spring is definitely in the air. Although it may be too cold to travel to some parts of the country right now, it’s the absolute perfect time for a weekend getaway to Palm Springs, California. Springtime means abundant sunshine, clear skies, and most importantly warm weather! There is no shortage of chic hotels to choose from, dining options for every palette, and fun activities to keep you busy while exploring this relaxing desert oasis. Continue Reading →

The Men That Don’t Fit In

The Men That Don't Fit In

I may have the curse of the gypsy blood and I have no idea how to recover from it. Let me explain. I was watching an interesting documentary on Netflix called “The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden”. It was about a series of bizarre circumstances that resulted in the unsolved disappearances of some European expatriate residents on the Galapagos island of Floreana in the 1930s. During the movie, a poem written by Robert William Service was mentioned. When I looked up the poem, it really hit me hard and I wondered maybe the poem was about people like me. You know people who seem to be afflicted by wanderlust and the desire to keep traveling. Please read the poem below called “The Men That Don’t Fit In” and tell me what you think.

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Plan A Snowboarding Trip To Park City Utah

Park City Utah

Utah has “The Greatest Snow on Earth.” That’s a pretty damn bold statement to make but in 1985 it was stamped on every single Utah license plate. In fact they still stick by that mantra so of course I had to test it out for myself. The only way to do so would be to plan a snowboarding weekend trip to Park City Utah to see if there was anything magical about their snow that could warrant such a bold claim.

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Gearing Up For Winter Snowshoeing

Snowshoe Gear

The latest winter storm has brought new snow which means snowshoeing season has officially begun! It’s time to prep your gear to make sure you’re ready for the season. If you’re curious about what gear you need to begin the sport of snowshoeing then read on. We’ll cover all the basics to get you confident and ready to get out there and have some fun.

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Snow Tubing Down A Winter Mountain

Tubing at Mammoth Mountain

Have you ever felt like you just got shot out of a circus cannon? You will if you try snow tubing at a place like Woolly’s Tube Park in Mammoth, California. I was shocked at just how much speed you can pick up on these runs. It’s remarkable. I’ve tubed and sledded before but nothing as cool and crazy as this. Let me tell you, it is definitely an adventure worth trying!

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Try Indoor Skydiving In Las Vegas

Indoor Skydiving

It’s a bird. It’s a plane! Nope, it’s just another customer having fun at Vegas Indoor Skydiving. You too can feel what it’s like to fly like a bird as the wind whips your face into a permanent smile. But is it safe? Will I be able to fly the first time I try it? What if I get scared? These are all the questions I had when I decided to try indoor skydiving for the first time.

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