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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
24 Hours in Antwerp. Do These Five Things While Walking

24 Hours in Antwerp. Do These Five Things While Walking

24 Hours in Antwerp. Where to Walk in 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… Continue Reading 24 Hours in Antwerp. Do These Five Things While Walking
24 Hours in Liverpool–More than just the Beatles

24 Hours in Liverpool–More than just the Beatles

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 24 Hours in Liverpool–More than just the Beatles
Step by Step Guide for Getting Around Southern Spain Without a Car

Step by Step Guide for Getting Around Southern Spain Without a Car

Step by Step Guide for 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… Continue Reading Step by Step Guide for Getting Around Southern Spain Without a Car
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
Paint Mines Interpretive Center, A Gorgeous Spot in the Prairie

Paint Mines Interpretive Center, A Gorgeous Spot in the Prairie

A Gorgeous Day Get-Away from Denver; Paint Mines Arriving at Paint 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,… Continue Reading Paint Mines Interpretive Center, A Gorgeous Spot in the Prairie
How Should I Carry Water? Product Reviews Water Bottle Water Bladders

How Should I Carry Water? Product Reviews Water Bottle Water Bladders

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 How Should I Carry Water? Product Reviews Water Bottle Water Bladders