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Galapagos Islands

A Photographic Tour through the Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Travel bucket lists are a very personal thing, but when it comes to travel destinations, there seems to be a few reoccurring favorites that show up on most travelers’ wish lists, such as the Galapagos Islands. About 1,000 kilometers off the coast of Ecuador, this off-the-beaten-path area is known for its amazing wildlife and untouched […]

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Driving the Burr Trail is a fun experience in southern Utah.

Driving the Burr Trail

Driving the Burr Trail is a fun experience in southern Utah.

Alan and I are huge fans of driving the country lanes and dirt roads of America. On a visit to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah, we had our pick of dirt roads and four-wheel-drive trails to explore. But many of those roads are really long. For an easy half-day drive that leaves time to enjoy […]

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Scenic Byway 12 leads to fun in southern Utah

Five Fun Places to Go in Southern Utah

Scenic Byway 12 leads to fun in southern Utah

Updated 03.01.2017 When it comes to visiting Utah, boomer travelers will find plenty to see and do. The entire state is an active traveler’s paradise. But Alan and I are particularly drawn to the fun places to go in Southern Utah. You could spend most of your Utah vacation exploring the Mighty 5—Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, […]

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Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia

Driving the Cassiar Highway on an Alaska Highway Road Trip

Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia

Do you like traveling off-the-beaten-path? If you’re planning an Alaska Highway road trip, don’t miss driving the Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia for isolation, scenery and an in-the-middle-of-nowhere vibe. The 450 miles of rugged beauty journeys through northern British Columbia from the Skeena River bridge on the Yellowhead Highway to just west of Watson […]

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Medicine Lodge Valley on the Big Sheep Backcountry Byway in Montana

Going Off-the-Beaten-Path in Montana on the Big Sheep Back Country Byway

Medicine Lodge Valley on the Big Sheep Backcountry Byway in Montana

Updated 09.01.2016 Are you looking for a scenic drive to experience Montana’s empty spaces and big skies? Alan and I recommend adding the Big Sheep Back Country Byway to your Montana road trip itinerary. Located in the far southwestern corner of Montana near the Idaho border, this 50-mile scenic dirt road, administered by the Bureau of […]

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Dubrovnik travel

Dubrovnik and Split Hiking Guide

Dubrovnik travel

Croatia has been growing in popularity for years, but lately, it’s getting more and more attention for its active travel options. Along with a fascinating history and warm culture, Croatia offers some great hiking paths with stunning views of the country’s beautiful coastline. If you’re thinking about visiting Croatia, today’s guest contributor, Vanessa A Nirode, […]

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