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11 of the World’s Most Amazing Hot Springs

11 of the World’s Most Amazing Hot Springs

Ready for some intense relaxation? (Can you use those words together?)  Check out some of these incredible hot springs.  People migrate to these naturally heated pools of water from all over the world to allow their problems melt away in these mineral rich geothermal springs.  Soaking in a hot spring [...]

A Different Kind of “Cruise Ship” in British Columbia

A Different Kind of “Cruise Ship” in British Columbia

In most people’s minds, the mention of taking a “cruise” will unfortunately conjure up an image of a megalithic super ship with ice rinks, buffet lines, and shopping, shopping, shopping!  But the word cruise does not pertain to the type of ship, but rather the method of travel without destination. [...]

The Best/Worst Airports for Flight Delays and Cancellations

The Best/Worst Airports for Flight Delays and Cancellations

Whether you love air travel or rank it among the most detestable of human experiences, we can probably all agree that delayed or cancelled flights totally blow. Airline SNAFUs can affect anyone — but according to the FlightStats On-Time Performance Report (June 1-30, 2013), you’re far more (and less) likely [...]

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 [...]