Walk

Global Walks Lead to Walking Vacations

Where do you want to walk?

An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation

An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation

An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation Oaxaca, cradle of The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), alebrijes, and mole’ sauce, offers up a great backdrop to excellent walking, urban hiking, and hiking. Drop in the wonderful 7-pueblo ecotourism cooperative of the Pueblos Mancomunados, and you’ve got a trip worth repeating year after year. This… Continue Reading An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation
How to Enjoy Oaxaca Day of the Dead

How to Enjoy Oaxaca Day of the Dead

Enjoying Oaxaca Dia de Los Muertos In part three of our walking vacation in Oaxaca, we returned to this vibrant Mexican city all decked out in its marigold-finest to celebrate Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos.) Oaxaca, the cradle of excellent Dia de Los Muertos celebrations, spreads the party over four days, dedicating… Continue Reading How to Enjoy Oaxaca Day of the Dead
Hiking Sierra Norte Oaxaca Pueblos Mancomunados

Hiking Sierra Norte Oaxaca Pueblos Mancomunados

Hiking Pueblos Mancomunados For an authentic, immersive experience in Mexico, you need to hike the Sierra Norte mountains near Oaxaca in the Pueblos Mancomunados. For the last two years, I’ve hiked these wonderful trails in October, and each year, I can’t wait to go back. I always finish the trip in Oaxaca to celebrate the… Continue Reading Hiking Sierra Norte Oaxaca Pueblos Mancomunados
Breckenridge Troll Walk

Breckenridge Troll Walk

A Troll in the Woods A fun walk for families and adults alike to the Breckenridge troll awakens your child-like adventure and rewards you with imagination and intrigue. And it’s fairly easy and short. A bonus! Watch this video of the approach. The Breckenridge troll’s name is Isaak Heartsong, and he was fashioned by Danish… Continue Reading Breckenridge Troll Walk
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