Hiking

Hiking the Florida Trail

Hiking the Florida Trail – Green Swamp East Tract

Hiking the Florida Trail is the ultimate in outdoor adventures in the Sunshine State. Most people have heard of the Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail, but the Florida Trail is less known and much less used than its counterparts. The 1,300 mile Florida National Scenic Trail begins in the Everglades and ends at the …

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Outdoor Travel Adventures in the French Alps

10 Must-Do Outdoor Adventure Travel Trips in the South of France

Outdoor adventure travel and France may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but France has an overwhelming number of trails, coastal paths, and parks to keep you busy for a lifetime. From the coast to the Alps, the South of France is rich in hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, thermal baths, and medieval …

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Lake Monroe Conservation Area

Lake Monroe Conservation Area: Exploring Florida Trails

What I love best about Florida is that you only have to go a few miles in any direction to find deeply wooded forests or swampland. We recently checked out the Lake Monroe Conservation Area in West Volusia County. Located off of state route 415, is the St. John’s River Water Management District which includes …

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The Ultimate Guide to Hiking the Cotswold Way

Charming villages, old English pubs, and plenty of history can be found along the Cotswold Way, a 102-mile walking path that crosses through the most beautiful of England’s landscapes. Along the Cotswold Way you travel back in history to ancient civilizations and see how time has changed little. Sheep have grazed these hills for centuries …

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C & O Canal Towpath

5 Can’t Miss Spots on the C & O Canal Towpath Trail

The Columbus & Ohio (C & O) Canal National Historic Park is a flat, shaded, and forested trail of 184.5 miles from Georgetown in Washington, D. C. to Cumberland, Maryland. The canal is the site of over 250 years of American history including the French and Indian War, Civil War, passage to the West, birth …

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Wellness travel in Sanford, FL

The Top 5 Reasons Why Sanford, FL is a Wellness Travel Destination

What was once a sleepy suburb halfway between Daytona Beach and Disney is now bustling with activity. Sanford, Florida is a northern suburb of Orlando that is becoming its own destination beyond the world-famous theme parks. Wellness travel enthusiasts can find a variety of adventures here. A revitalized historic downtown district along the shores of …

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Wellness travel in the French Alps

Wellness Travel in the French Alps

Where do you vacation when you call the French Riviera home? The slopes of St. Moritz or the beaches of St. Barts? Perhaps. But, you are more likely to find the average French Riviera resident escaping to the mountain village of Saint-Martin-Vésubie for a weekend wellness travel getaway.   If you want to experience authentic …

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Ireland, Wicklow Way, Wellness Travel

The Wicklow Way – 5 Day Hiking Trip in Ireland

This trip is going way back to 2009. It was our first international trip together and our first ever multi-day walking trip. The ‘About Me’ tab on the web site explains how this trip to Ireland’s Wicklow Way came to be. This trip bonded us together as active vacationers and was just the beginning of …

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