6 of the Least Touristy Countries – Hidden Gems You Should Visit

Rwanda Mountain Gorilla

The road more traveled can be easy to follow. Food, transportation and accommodations are all readily available. However, many travelers dream of seeing something few others have. With adventurous travelers making new paths every day, it can be harder to find these unique places. However, there are many countries that don’t have as many tourists […]

10 of the World’s Best Beer Festivals

Oktoberfest

Walk into any bar in the world and you’ll find friends having fun, sharing tall cold ones. The communal aspect of beer is what draws millions of people each year to beer festivals around the world. There is no shortage of beer festivals to choose from. I’ve narrowed the list down to the biggest beer […]

How to Become a Successful Risk Taker

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  Of all the skills in life to learn, I believe risk taking is the most important.  Imagine how dull your life would be if you never took chances.  Without taking risks, you might never have found that great hole in the wall restaurant, traveled the world or found the love of your life.  Everything […]

6 Ways to Travel Endlessly

6 Ways to Travel Endlessly

Traveling the way most people do it isn’t enough. Saving all year long at a job for just two weeks a year won’t let you see the world the way you want to see it. So you find someone to take care of your stuff while you travel the world. You’re all set to see […]

Sandboarding

Sandboarding

Some people see a sand dune and see a hill of sand held together by various plants or as a feature of the desert. Others see it as a way to have some fun. There is definitely a thrill to this sport where speeds up to 51 mph have been recorded.

Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

It’s almost 8AM and several hundred people, mostly men, are gathered in the street.  They are dressed traditionally all in white with a red scarf.  After some stretching, many gather to sing a prayer for protection to a statue of Saint Fermin.  In a few minutes a rocket will be set off to signal the […]

Mountain Climbing: The Edge of Earth

Mountain Climbing

They only spent 15 minutes at the summit on May 29, 1953, but Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa guide Tenzig Norgay were the first people to climb to the top of Mount Everest.   The low oxygen in the air prevented them from staying any longer.  Photos were taken, Tenzig left chocolates as an offering […]