Category Archives: Hiking

An 8-night trip to Costa Rica all planned for you

One of our long-time WW followers asked us to put together a Costa Rica Itinerary for him.  Planning something like that sounded like way more fun than everything else I’m supposed to be doing, so here I am, dedicating my … Continue reading

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The Grand Teton

I spent several weeks of every childhood summer in the Targhee National Forest in the shadow of the three peaks of the Tetons. Countless evenings I watched, transfixed, as the setting sun cast a warm orange glow on the sharp granite … Continue reading

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Manventure: The Great Amazon River Raft Race (And Machu Picchu)

I’ve made it no secret that I’m an avid follower of the blog, and I find no shame in saying that I’m always working on my manliness.  If you follow the blog, you know there’s far more to it … Continue reading

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Flights to Hawaii for a Quarter of the Cost

I admit…. I’m guilty and I’m here to eat crow. For the more than three years we’ve been running this blog, I’ve had only one frustration – that far too many people believe that travel should consist of going to … Continue reading

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6 Must See Places in Yellowstone

Yellowstone is a must see destination for everyone.  It is on your bucket list somewhere.  Instead of focusing on the easy places everyone knows about, these are 6 lesser known places that are still Must-See locations. 1. Firehole Swimming Area … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico for the Adrenaline Junkie

If your ideal vacation requires death-defying adventures and adrenaline pumping action, Puerto Rico offers a variety of activities that will get your heart racing. From zip lining and mountain climbing to scuba diving and surfing, explore the exhilarating Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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My Fight with Mount Kilimanjaro

A few months ago I wrote a guest post for friends of ours at, an excellent travel blog for couples. I told the story of my fight with Mount Kilimanjaro.         -Brad  Her name, so utterly foreign yet bitterly familiar, … Continue reading

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