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5 Must Do Day Hikes and Eats Near Seattle

5 Must Do Day Hikes and Eats Near Seattle

Must Do Day Hikes and Eats Near Seattle Seattle and the entire Northwest are loaded with great hikes and great eats. On my recent trip to this outdoor playground, I picked the top five day hikes, walks, and urban ambles to adventure near Seattle. I topped off each outing with a salmon or vegetarian treat… Continue Reading 5 Must Do Day Hikes and Eats Near Seattle
Quirky Southwest Road Trip Colorado New Mexico Arizona California

Quirky Southwest Road Trip Colorado New Mexico Arizona California

Quirky Southwest Road Trip I can’t resist a good road trip. Two years ago we did a northern, western road trip. This year, we decided to hit the southwest during the holidays and visit some of the best southwestern National Parks (and not the Grand Canyon!). Buckle up, here’s my southwest road trip report through… Continue Reading Quirky Southwest Road Trip Colorado New Mexico Arizona California
Walking in Oaxaca

Walking in Oaxaca

Walking Oaxaca–A 12-Day Trekking Adventure The best part of the trip is the journey. 12-day Oaxaca Trek in the Sierra Madre Mountains On our Oaxaca trip, a 12-day trekking adventure in the Sierra Madre mountains south of Mexico City, change was constant and brought us opportunities that our original itinerary never would have provided. Thank… Continue Reading Walking in Oaxaca
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