What No One Told Us About Iceland

Cliffs on Iceland coast for About Iceland hero

For some unknown reason, I’ve harbored an intense, multi-decade fascination with Iceland. Perhaps because we considered moving there instead of Belgium when I was seven years old and I was always curious about the place we didn’t move to. When the usual springtime travel itch came around, my husband and I decided to do it, […]

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How To Maximize Your Long Weekends

Montreal's Notre Dame Basilica on a long weekend

News flash: You don’t have to take an entire week’s vacation from work to see the world. Take one or two days, attach it to a holiday weekend, and go somewhere you’ve never been before! You don’t even have to spend a fortune to do this. Just think small(er) and get creative. The #AdventurePartnerForLife and […]

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Café Buža in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Cafe Buza, Dubrovnik, Croatia

If you ever have the pleasure of traveling through Southeast Europe, you’re sure to visit walled city after walled city. And they’re all amazing, of course. One of the most popular these days is none other than the Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia. And Cafe Buza is a must-stop bar there. Finding Café Buža Now, […]

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Discover Microadventures… In The Meantime

Great Falls Billy Goat Trail

We’ve got some new, wild and wonderful things to do and some bizarre sites to see, but what about finding adventure in one’s mundane, everyday surroundings? Our boy Alastair Humhreys has the perfect solution. This is a guy who’s trekked the globe 500 ways and has made a living speaking and writing about his travels. He even won National […]

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Skeiðarársandur In Southeast Iceland

Skeidararsandur, Iceland

Welcome to the largest volcanic desert in the world, Skeiðarársandur in southeast Iceland. This vast wasteland was created by a combination of geothermal and glacial activity and covers some 500 square miles. Criss-crossed by drainage channels, the area’s most recent volcanic eruption was in 1996. Destroying the region’s only access to the rest of the island, […]

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The Vietnamese/Asian Squat, A Tribute

Homes on a Vietnamese river

Fitness experts all over the world rave about the benefits of squats. From strengthening your knees to improving your digestion, squats are one of the most revered exercises around. After some recent travel to Vietnam, I came home in awe, not just of Vietnam—one of the best places to visit in Asia in my book—but […]

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