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Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.

Chateau Montebello skiing

Five Quebec outdoor winter adventures

Quebec and Canada in general are well known for long cold and harsh winters. Some abhor the months between November and March, but if you live in a place like Quebec, this means almost half of your life is miserable. The best way to embrace the winter and enjoy the cold winter months is to […]


What does it take to become an Arctic Explorer?

Is Arctic exploration a key aspiration of yours? Have you always wondered what it would be like to venture into the snowy wilderness? Agness and Cez believe that If yes, then go for it as travel is a key part to a growth mindset. The more you travel, the more you open up your eyes […]

Playa Mujeres

Playa Mujeres, an adventure wedding destination

One aspect that many do not think about when picking a wedding destination is the adventure opportunities close by. Couples should consider this for the sake of themselves and their guests. While many wedding planners only think of the party atmosphere and the beach setting, more and more travelers are wanting to take advantage of […]

Vermont glamping

Writer’s retreat while Vermont glamping

The last time I stayed at a Glamping Hub property it was in Colombia a few years ago. Therefore, I was pleased to work with them again. This time I would stay in a property in the good ole USA. I was on a leaf peeping road trip of New England, so the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont […]

Mana Loa Thai Sunset

Mana Loa Thai Sunset shirt

Photography is not the only way to remember a time spent traveling. You can also buy souvenirs including an item of clothing. Perhaps my favorite country is Thailand. When I visit, I usually buy shirts at the market; however, I have no shirts that actually say “Thailand.” This changed with my new Mana Loa Thai […]

Tucson outdoor adventures

Five Tucson outdoor adventures

The Grand Canyon is not the only outdoor adventure area in Arizona. While one of America’s most popular national park garners a lot of attention, there are other beautiful areas worth note.  Tucson is often overlooked, but the city is surrounded by nationally protected lands including a national park of its own. Here are five […]

Goodyear Assurance WeatherReady tires selfie

Goodyear Assurance WeatherReady tires at Sam’s Club

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #WeatherProven #CollectiveBias The past couple of winters in Chicago have been mild. Many have become complacent about old man winter. History shows that after a mild winter or two, the next season may not be as gentle. […]