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Walking Vacations

Walking Vacations

What is a Walking Vacation? When I think about walking vacations, I think of them in two ways. The Big City Walking Vacation The first is the type of vacation where you jet off to someplace, like a famous city, and then you spend the rest of the time walking everywhere you can. Think “Sightseeing.”… Continue Reading Walking Vacations
The Death of the Pedometer

The Death of the Pedometer

How Far Do You Walk During Vacation? In an informal poll of friends, I asked how many steps they had taken on their last vacation. It’s an odd question. They weren’t counting. But they were noticing that they were walking a lot. A LOT. Many folks have apps on their phones that keep track in… Continue Reading The Death of the Pedometer
Walking Antwerp

Walking Antwerp

Walking Antwerp Walking in Antwerp engages your rich senses. With diamonds dripping from every corner and Belgian waffles inviting giant bites, you can’t go wrong meandering in Antwerp. While walking, be sure to do these five unusual things. Five Unusual Things to Do in Antwerp Spend time in the Antwerp train station. I’ve been to… Continue Reading Walking Antwerp
Walking Liverpool

Walking Liverpool

Walking Liverpool The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Liverpool is often The Beatles. For good reason. But Liverpool is loaded with fun and unusual things to do, and it’s my favorite city in the United Kingdom to walk. It even beats out Edinburgh and London! Here are five unusual things to… Continue Reading Walking Liverpool
Walking Southern Spain

Walking Southern Spain

Getting Around Southern Spain (Faro, Sevilla, Granada, Barcelona) One of the best things about traveling is its puzzle. Working out the logistics of getting from one place to another via the public transit options and within a budget can daunt the best logician at times. So, in the spirit of helping out a friend, here’s… Continue Reading Walking Southern Spain
Walking in Lisbon

Walking in Lisbon

Walking Lisbon I’ve been trying to get to Lisbon since 1986. After 30 years of waiting, I finally made it this week. What a treat, and I’m glad I waited so long. Portugal Is Everywhere Portugal has a long history of conquering and being conquered. It’s very proud of its original borders and its brotherhood/uncle… Continue Reading Walking in Lisbon
Bolder Boulder Betty

Bolder Boulder Betty

A Bolder Boulder 86th Birthday Bash When you’re 86, you can ask for anything. Betty Payte asks that 86 friends sign up to walk the Bolder Boulder on her 86th birthday. If you’re from Denver and you served ice cream to Denver’s kids through 4 Dairy Queens over 4 decades, asking 86 friends to show… Continue Reading Bolder Boulder Betty
Painted Mines Interpretive Center, A Gorgeous Spot in the Prairie

Painted Mines Interpretive Center, A Gorgeous Spot in the Prairie

Don’t Let the Windmills Fool You Arriving at Painted Mines Interpretive Center, we were a bit underwhelmed. After driving 90 minutes southEAST from Denver, away from traffic, out into the prairie, and on dirt roads, we were looking for spectacular. But all we saw was a small parking lot, a few interpretative signs, and lots… Continue Reading Painted Mines Interpretive Center, A Gorgeous Spot in the Prairie
Water Carrier Product Review Recommendation

Water Carrier Product Review Recommendation

From Water Bottle to Water Bladder Carrying water is the most important decision you’ll make when walking and hiking. Whether you’ve got a short little 1-miler around the neighborhood or a 5-day trek into the woods, water is the critical element. For me, since I do all types of walking and many different lengths, I… Continue Reading Water Carrier Product Review Recommendation