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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.

Enjoying my first campfire - photo by Steve Warble

Adventure travel camping near waterfalls

If you have never gone camping near waterfalls, it is something I suggest you do soon. There are certain magical moments that occur outdoors while camping that cannot be recreated at home.  Attempts to imitate a campfire at home are just not the same as the experience outside.  Watching a campfire on Youtube maybe soothing, […]

Lake Kawnipi is worth the effort

No pain no gain on Lake Kawnipi in Quetico

In previous posts I have described that sometimes while adventure traveling adversity must be dealt with and overcome. The first example was taken from a bus trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Then I provided another example from a recent trip to Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. In the last post I described […]

Even the bald eagle knows you have to go through adversity.  It may be wet now, but a tasty fish is in its future

No pain no gain in Quetico Provincial Park

In the previous two posts, I described how sometimes there is a price one has to pay when adventure traveling to reach one’s goal.  The first example of mine was a bus trip from Bangkok to Siem Reap.  Today and tomorrow will describe the same type of situation on a canoe/fishing trip in Quetico Provincial […]

Trail on the Big South Fork

Adventure travel no pain no gain

It would be great when traveling if everything went smooth and there was never any trouble.  Of course in life this is unrealistic and when adventure traveling not always desired.  Part of the experience and the joy is overcoming obstacles and reaping the benefits once those road blocks are cleared. Think of the greatest travel […]