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6 Ways to be a Gracious Visitor

6 Ways to be a Gracious Visitor

I live in a world renowned ski resort town that draws two million visitors every year and that relies heavily on tourism as an economic driver. Every day, especially in the winter, I witness tourists interact with the local population, the environment and each other. I see everything from grouchy, [...]

Must Needed Equipment for Awesome Landscape Photos

Must Needed Equipment for Awesome Landscape Photos

When out and about, you and your best friend, DSLR, are taking a stroll through amazing landscapes looking for the best shot and angle. Low and behold you find some glitches in your photos like blurry or over exposed shots thanks to that darn mid-day sun. Although the best time [...]

Crested Butte: Where Mountain Biking Began (So They Say)

Crested Butte: Where Mountain Biking Began (So They Say)

Single track, it’s a magical word for mountain bikers. A word meaning a trail approximately the width of the bicycle, usually smooth and flowing. It keeps the rider as close to nature on either side while providing exhilarating twists and turns. Crested Butte has some of the greatest single tack [...]

Ancient Cities You Must Visit Before you Die

Ancient Cities You Must Visit Before you Die

As our world progresses to a more modern state of being with sleek architecture and chic fashion, we must not forget our past and history. Located around the globe are hundreds of ancient cities that comprise of magnificent prehistoric structures and ruins with some being thousands of years old. Get [...]

UNESCO Introduces 19 Newest World Heritage Sites

UNESCO Introduces 19 Newest World Heritage Sites

For more than 40 years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has been compiling a list of the world’s most historically significant landmarks, settlements, and natural features. By the most recent count, UNESCO has officially recognized nearly 1,000 ‘Heritage Sites’ around the world; the newest batch includes [...]

10 Incredible Wildflower Hikes

10 Incredible Wildflower Hikes

How about instead of buying your significant other flowers (or stealing them from your neighbor’s garden—shame on you), you give them a whole lush, green paradise of brightly colored flowering buds backed by mountains, or even better yet, more lush green fields filled with vibrant petals?  Or maybe you don’t [...]

8 Bucket List Activities in Denver (if your bucket list leans toward cheesy)

8 Bucket List Activities in Denver (if your bucket list leans toward cheesy)

Sure, anyone can go to museums, zoos and theaters. It takes a special kind of adventurer to delve into the funky side of things. Although only one of these attractions is actually in the city of Denver, forcing you to drive just reminds you, it ain’t easy being cheesy. Casa [...]

Top Four Ways to Experience Cape Cod

Top Four Ways to Experience Cape Cod

I consider myself to be somewhat of a Cape Cod connoisseur. I’ve been coming here every summer since I was born, and I have the bumper stickers and t-shirts to prove it. Roughly 1.5 hours from Boston, Cape Cod stretches out into the Atlantic Ocean and comprises several small seaside [...]

6 Reasons to Consider Medical Tourism

6 Reasons to Consider Medical Tourism

Americans are starting to think outside the box in terms of medical treatment, or should I say, outside the country that is. With soaring costs, ridiculous wait lists, and dissatisfying service, many are traveling to countries where getting the affordable care and treatment needed is not complicated and a breathe [...]

The Other Must See European Cities

The Other Must See European Cities

All you have to do is think the word, Europe, and immediately you think of all the amazing cities such as London, Paris, Rome and Amsterdam. Although these are the highlights of Europe, the continent is flooded with other amazing cities that are waiting to be discovered.  These cities present [...]