Reviews

Product Review American Express Serve Card

Pre-paid Cards for Tweens I am reviewing the American Express Serve card because of my first-hand knowledge of its benefits. Here's my product review of the American Express Serve Card. Learning to Manage Money As a parent, I want my daughter to learn to manage money....

Five Best Travel Books Ever Written for Women

The Five Best Travel Books for Women I'm picky when it comes to the 5 best travel books ever written for women. The book needs to make me want to follow the path of the traveler, it must make me visualize where the traveler is going, and must have an adventure of...

Product Review Merrell Capra

Product Review Merrell Capra Here's my product review Merrell Capra. Urban and Trail Walking I am a professional walker who leads group walks in urban areas, mostly in Denver. I travel on asphalt, concrete, packed snow, loose snow, ice, pebbles, and dirt while also in...

Product Review Korkers Ultra Ice Cleats

Product Review Korkers Ultra Ice Cleats Here is my product review Korkers Ultra Ice Cleats. I prefer these over the more popular Trex. The Perils of Urban Walking I am an urban walker, taking morning walks of 2-3 miles daily on sidewalks and streets of varying...

5 Best Gifts for the World Traveler

As a circumnavigator, visitor to 47 countries and all 50 states, I offer my list of the 5 best gifts for the world traveler. 5 Best Gifts for the World Traveler 1. "Transit Maps of the World" by Mark Ovenden. For the map and metro lover, this book is a to-die-for...

Walking in the Rain, Comfortably and Safely

Enjoy Walking in the Rain As colder temperatures start returning across the U.S., so will our seasons' precipitation of rain, sleet, snow, and the hundreds of other nouns we use for the wet stuff. Regardless of the wetness, each type of precipitation takes a certain...

Charity Miles App Product Review

Every Mile Counts I am not much of a fan of the devices that measure our distances. When we measure, we keep track of data and lose track of connection. I advocate that if we just get out to walk and enjoy the movement, the distance will add up. None the less, I do...

Wallaroo Hats Product Review

Wallaroo Hats Product Review

The Best Hat Ever Wallaroo Hats has made the best hat ever for active women with pony tail hair. I have worn my Wallaroo around the world while hiking and walking the world's adventures. Here's my product review of the Wallaroo Reversible Resort hat. Thick Hair...

Product Review TurboPub

Stop Carrying Bags of Dog Food with You When I walk in Denver and lead my walking experiences, I generally do not bring my dog. But on the weekends and other times, when my family and I go hiking, we often bring my Giant Schnauzer, Zeus. He's just shy of 100 pounds....

Ceptics Adapter Product Review After Four Years

The Ceptics Adapter After Four Years (note: this blog was updated in 2019.) You will need an adapter when you travel, and for us, we needed one for our Round the World (RTW) trip that would work in Scandinavia (Sweden and Norway), Athens, Moscow, Beijing, and Mexico....

SteriPen Product Review After One Year

SteriPen Product Review After One Year

Best Purification Tool for Clean Water While Hiking (note: this blog was updated in 2019 to reflect over 4 years of SteriPen usage.) While my friends lugged their filtration systems to the creeks along the Appalachian Trail, I gleefully carried my SteriPen to the...

Getting to the Appalachian Trail from Atlanta Airport

Getting to the Appalachian Trail from Atlanta Airport

Getting to the Southern Terminus of the Appalachian Trail (note: this post was updated in 2019.) If you're wanting to hike the Appalachian Trail, and you have to get to it by flying, you'll need to figure out how to get from the Atlanta airport to the trail. There are...