We’ve all heard of New Zealand’s Great Walks, but what about their Great Trails? A new initiative to bring contiguous long distance bike trails to New Zealand, NZ Cycle Trail, now supports adventurers ready to explore the gorgeous countryside by pedal power. The gem of the new Great Trails initiative is the Alps2Ocean (A2O) route in […]

Fernie Alpine Resort

If you’ve been finding yourself daydreaming about your next ski vacation, I have the perfect itinerary to cure your powder fever. Fernie B.C. is the perfect Canadian winter escape, balancing history with modern comforts and ruggedness with charm. I discovered the area after rumors of the Powder Highway and Fernie’s five alpine bowls tempted me […]

— October 19th, 2017 Today, marks the opening of the 21st Annual Sculpture By the Sea, the world’s largest free sculpture exhibition. Every year, the three week exhibition takes over Sydney’s Bondi Beach with over 100 sculptures erected on the coastal walk between Bondi and neighboring Tamarama Beach, more than a mile away. The subjects […]

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 before the trail was complete and revised for publication with up-to-date information on September 11th, 2017. 24,000km. That’s the length of the now fully connected Great Trail , which connects 13 Canadian provinces and territories and is the world’s longest car-free trail. The TCT is dedicated to […]

Beyond the flashy beaches of Cancun and cosmopolitan Mexico City, lies the state of Oaxaca. Oaxaca (also the name of the state’s capital) is a gentle city that mixes the colonial character of traditional Spanish plazas, churches and cobblestone with the indigenous legacy of agricultural and pre-Columbian art. Modern day Oaxaca is a testament to […]

Escaping to Omaha for a weekend offers a city steeped in youthful exuberance. Mainstream art is interwoven with street art and greasy spoon eateries are enjoyed alongside one of America’s finest restaurants. In fact, Omaha is worth visiting just for the experience of eating at The Grey Plume. Coupled with newly opened bike paths and […]

Tel Aviv may have the reputation as a party city, but its 25 miles of beaches offer an alternative experience. Head to Tel Aviv’s deep blue Mediterranean edge and you’ll see boats bobbing and hear the fluid motion of daily runners thrumming along the sand. Outdoor adventure sports are a popular way to tap into […]