Is there any other destination that’s as polarizing as a trip to France? Talk to anyone who has visited the City of Light, and you’ll either get a glowing review or a scowling condemnation. But those in the latter camp may have left with a rosier view if they knew a few things beforehand. So,
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It’s no secret that our kids spend far less time outdoors than we do. Glued to their digital devices, most kids are more than happy to spend their entire winter vacation in front of a screen. Although the last thing you want to do is fight with your kids over their excessive screen time, research
There’s something about Canada’s diverse landscape that calls to the outdoor adventurer in us all. Maybe it’s the rushing rivers, rugged coastlines or picturesque lakes. Sometimes, you can find all these things in one small town. Canada is a veritable paradise for outdoor enthusiasts who can choose from a wide range of activities, including whitewater
Memorable side trips, when on the road, are a special treat. So we are always on the lookout for that unique opportunity to jump off the main roads. Truly in the middle of nowhere, a vacation in Glacier National Park is usually a day long road trip through some of the most beautiful land in
When it comes time to make plans for adventure travel, it seems like the same destinations get recommended over and over. And those of us who have hiked the Grand Canyon, mountain biked in Moab, and went diving while visiting Australia, it can be a challenge to find a cool new place to visit for
When I planned my trip to Jordan, visiting Petra was #1 on my priority list. I couldn’t wait to go hiking in the Rose City and see Al Siq and all the other famous sites that I’d seen in travel magazines. Having never been there before, I had no idea where to stay. I just knew