Morel Mushroom dinner

Eagle Ridge Resort Morel Mushroom dinner

This website focuses on adventure, so it is not often that I discuss food, much less devote a whole post on a dinner; however, sometimes an adventure can be culinary in nature. This was literally true for the Eagle Ridge Resort Morel Mushroom Dinner and the experience was so awesome that I just have to share. One […]

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Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa

Pre Mother’s Day morel hunt at Eagle Ridge Resort

Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa cordially invited me and a guest to take part in their Third Annual Morel Hunt. I brought my mom since it was close to Mother’s Day. I had not taken my mom with me on my travels since a Red River Gorge Cabin experience two years ago. Related: Mother’s Day adventure […]

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North Branch Skokie Lagoons

Chicago River and Skokie Lagoons GoPro action

A couple of weeks ago the Friends of the Chicago River volunteer canoe guides spent a beautiful day on the North Branch of the Chicago River and the Skokie Lagoons. We took turns practicing canoe rescues in the event that a guest dumps. We then paddled south towards the North Branch of the Chicago River […]

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travel insurance

5 reasons to purchase travel insurance from MedEx

When I was traveling in Colombia last November I heard unfortunate news that another travel blogger had been robbed at gunpoint and had all her possessions taken from her. This would be a traumatic experience for anyone, but for a blogger who travels with all of their electronics they need to do their job it […]

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Fotor HDR

Beyond basic editing with Fotor design

Fotor is at it again as it has added several premium features to its basic editing services to give users a full spectrum of creative tools to play around with. Thanks Fotor design options, the websites is more than just a device for quick photo editing. Now you can enhance your photos even more and […]

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Jakarata adventures

Five Jakarta adventures

For many who travel to Indonesia, Jakarta is just a transportation hub to arrive and depart on the way to more distant adventures. Before you leave this huge sprawling city, take a few days to get acclimated to the country and try out one or more of these Jakarta adventures. Five Jakarta Adventures Enjoy a […]

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Travel & Language Festival

Join us for the Chicago Travel and Language Festival

It is difficult to separate travel and language unless you only travel to places and countries that share your native tongue. You can also travel and completely ignore the language used, but then you are more of a tourist than a traveler. The Chicago Travel & Language Festival celebrates the fusion of these two important […]

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South Holston Lake

A GoPro fishing weekend in East Tennessee

When most people think of GoPro, they think it is a device to capture action adventure and the more badass the activity one is doing the better. While this is certainly true that the GoPro is ideal for epic surfing, downhill skiing, and mountain biking, it is also great for trips like a GoPro fishing weekend. […]

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Bottle Keeper

Bottle keeper is a keeper on a Tennessee fishing trip

I have been given the opportunity to review the Bottle Keeper, and I finally had a chance to use it on a recent fishing trip to East Tennessee. A friend of mine from college has a fishing cabin in the foothills of the Appalachians near Bristol, Tennessee. I first tried to use the device at Canoecopia […]

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Cartagena Colombia

Is Colombia safe? Is anywhere safe?

When I planned for my trip to Colombia, the greatest amount of research I did was trying to get an answer to the question – is Colombia safe? I never felt threatened during my two weeks in the country, but two events occurred while I was there that influenced my attitude on the safety of […]

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