Paddling Wisconsin

Paddling Wisconsin and Best Tent Camping

Living in Chicago and being an outdoor adventure travel blogger, one of my favorite getaways for weekends is to nearby Wisconsin. I have been canoeing, hiking, and cross-country skiing throughout this state for 30 years. I am pretty familiar with the rivers, the hiking trails, the camping spots, and the cross-country ski trails. Even though […]

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Stream Chicago PD

Stream Chicago PD on NBC from anywhere

Watch TV without TV by streaming NBC shows on your desktop. If you are a traveler like me or if you are just plain busy, who isn’t, then the option to stream TV shows on your desktop or laptop is the perfect way to keep up with your favorite TV shows. I was excited to […]

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Cartagena Flipkey apartment rental

Cartagena Flipkey apartment rental paradise

For a week and a half I had traveled all around Colombia and stayed at a variety of places. I had stayed in hostels, eco-lodges, hotels, jungle lodges, and even a home in Bogota. Many of the places I stayed at did not have air-conditioning, a swimming pool, and a personal bathroom. My jungle lodge […]

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Chicago River guiding

Love me tough and tender Ball Park Flame Grilled Jerky

Ball Park brand, the makers of America’s and mine, favorite hot dog, has just launched the NEW Ball Park Flame Grilled Jerky. For years I have been grilling Ball Park hot dogs over the fire and on various fire grills around Midwestern campsites, but now I have a new product to bring with me on […]

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Yerevan singing fountains

How to spend an eventful weekend in Yerevan

Do you plan to visit Armenia and its bright and colorful capital Yerevan? If so, you won’t regret as this small city has so many interesting offers for a pleasant and unforgettable time. And we hope that our detailed guide will be useful during your holiday in Armenia and you’ll have an eventful time in […]

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Tayrona Tented Lodge

Glad to be Tayrona glamping in Colombia

While traveling around Colombia, I had the misfortune to visit during the month that Tayrona National Park suddenly closed. I had already booked a flight and a place to stay near Santa Marta, so I decided to come anyway. I figured there would be enough to keep me busy for a couple of days before […]

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Cartagena Colombia

Cartagena for a perfect winter sun escape

Most look for a winter sun escape within a few hour flight range from London. This is natural as many holiday revelers from the UK want to hit the beach as quickly as possible and maximize their vacation time. Since I live in North America, there are a whole different range of locations open to […]

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How to pack for an Amazon jungle adventure

I recently returned from a two night three day Amazon jungle adventure out of Leticia, Colombia. We traveled up the Amazon River to the Yariva River in Peru and stayed at the Zambuca Rainforest Lodge also in Peru. Amazon jungle adventure is an amazing bucket list trip It was an amazing trip, and I am […]

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Rocky Mountains Colorado River

Winter weekend getaways

I am a huge fan of camping outdoors; however, when old man winter comes, it is time to stay indoors after the adventure is over. Occasionally I get a wild hare and will winter camp in Wisconsin or in South Dakota, but when I am skiing, it is time to get warmed up after working up […]

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Sunrise Devil's Lake North Dakota

North Dakota walleye fishing in Devil’s Lake

My itinerary was set for North Dakota and the road trip was about to start. I would drive straight to Theodore Roosevelt National Park and spend several days hiking there. Then I would slowly make my way back east with stops along the way. All off the stops were scheduled right along I-94 except for a […]

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