Hiking Tip #5: Bring more than you think you’ll need

Hiking Tip #5: Bring more than you think you’ll need   I am no expert on hiking. Do hiking experts even exist?  Maybe you could call guides and search and rescue workers expert hikers.  Anyway, like I said, I’m no expert.  I have run out of water, gotten lost on the trail more than once,... Continue Reading →


Do you have any recommendations for the Adirondacks?

Pretty much anyone who has read my blog knows it has been a long time since I have done any serious hiking or camping. I think it has been about six years since I’ve been to a National Park.  It’s been even longer since I slept in a tent.  For the record, I definitely prefer... Continue Reading →

Everyone should go on a road trip

I’ve written a lot about my past road trips out west. I’ve said before how much those National Park adventures have shaped me and helped turn me into the person I am today.  Much of that revolved around my time in the parks, but the time on the road and driving from park to park... Continue Reading →

20 Tips for new cruisers

I recently went on my sixth cruise. I feel like that’s enough cruises to be considered a fairly experienced cruiser.  However, I am certainly no expert.  For example, my wife has been on at least ten more cruises than me (so, it should be no surprise she got me into cruising).  Here I will have... Continue Reading →

Hiking Resolutions for 2019

I haven’t really made any goals or New Year’s Resolutions for 2019. However, I just got the idea to make some Hiking Resolutions for the New Year. As I’ve written many times, I haven’t made it to any National Parks in a while since I have little kids now and I live a long flight... Continue Reading →

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