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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.


Pike Trail Pocket Blanket

Pike Trail Pocket Blanket review

Over the weekend, I had an opportunity to try out the Pike Trail Pocket Blanket during a cross-country skiing trip. The product is something I would be more inclined to use hiking, but I am done with backpacking for the season. By taking it with me skiing, I could definitely see the usefulness of the […]

Bolita Hostel

Cooling down on the Bolita Hostel trails

When planning my Costa Rica adventure, I wanted three days in Corcovado National Park; however, I wanted to spend more time in the Osa Peninsula. I made arrangements with Osa Rainforest Rentals to stay three days in Dos Brazos. It was a good decision as I got to see a side of the Osa Peninsula […]

Yavari River Peru

GoPro tips from the experts

Using a GoPro for both photos and videos is not rocket science. After all, it works pretty much like a point and shoot camera, so how difficult can it be? On top of that, the camera can make the right adjustments for each scene on the fly, without much input from the user, so it […]

GoPro Hero5 Allagash River

GoPro Hero5 Black review and analysis

Black Friday is past us and today is Cyber Monday, and if you are wondering what to get your adventure traveler on your Christmas list, you cannot go wrong with the GoPro Hero5 black. GoPro made significant improvements from the Hero4, and the cost of the camera went down $100.00. Better performance for a reduced […]

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 […]