Mexico’s Volcanoes: Dale & Entire Team Reach Summit of Ixtaccihuatl

Congratulations to our team, we are 100% on the summit of Ixta.

Things to Do In Oregon City and Mt. Hood Territory

We spent the Fourth of July weekend in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory for some well-deserved communing with nature. While only a half-hour’s drive away from the city of Portland, The Territory feels a world away with its small towns and a wide range of outdoor activities. For our four…

Gokyo Trek: Elias & Team Visit Khumjung Monastery

Today we continued to descend the Gokyo valley towards Khumjung, The Green Village, which, with its twin city, Kunde, hosts the largest population of Sherpa people in the Khumbu.

5 Great Hikes in Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory

Oregon is one of America’s most beautiful states when it comes to nature. When we spent a long weekend in Oregon City, our main goal was to spend as much time outdoors as possible. There is a multitude of hiking trails of varying difficulty available to visitors to Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory. The five Oregon hikes that we chose provided a nice sampling of what Oregon has …

Gokyo Trek: Elias & Team Complete Trek, Return to Kathmandu

Our descent from Khumjung went well, and we decided to expedite it, as the weather forecast looked not the most favorable, and wanted to have an extra day to secure flying out of the mountains without issues.

10 Fun Things to Do in Puerto Peñasco Mexico

Puerto Peñasco was a Mexican seaside destination of which we were completely unaware, which is a shame since it’s a relatively short 5.5-hour drive from our home in San Diego. Puerto Peñasco has many names, including Rocky Point and Arizona’s beach, because of its close proximity to the Arizona border. Puerto Peñasco turned out to be the perfect Mexico beach resort vacation spot for us. While there…

Mexico’s Volcanoes: Beren & Team Take First Acclimatization Hike

On our drive from Mexico City we were treated to views of La Malinche, Ixta and Pico de Orizaba.

Fairy-Tale Living with Two Days in Lucerne

The fairy tale view from our hotel room balcony.Lucerne is a town straight out of a fairy tale. If we hadn’t known better, we could have believed we were in Fantasy Land at Disneyland rather than in Switzerland. There are crooked wooden bridges with centuries old paintings crossing a river…

Mexico’s Volcanoes: Beren & Team Rest Day in Puebla

Our travels so far have been action packed and the team enjoyed a relaxing rest/exploration day yesterday.

3 perfect days in Fort Myers, FL

As the weather starts to cool down and the days grow shorter, a little Florida sunshine might be just what […] The post 3 perfect days in Fort Myers, FL appeared first on Orbitz.

Two Days, Three Cities: Bern, Murten, and Avenches

During our two-week tour of Switzerland, we set aside two days to visit Switzerland’s capital city, Bern. With two days in Bern, we were able to visit many of Bern’s points of interest, and we were also able to venture outside of the city for a day-trip to Murten and Avenches.Bern Switzerland Points of Interest On our first day in Bern, we took a self-guided walking tour through the city with a few stops …

Mexico’s Volcanoes: Beren & Team Summit Ixta!

The team climbed well, making wise decisions, on a windy day to the cumbre (summit) of Ixta!

Mexico’s Volcanoes: Beren & Team Ascend to High Camp on Ixta

Buenas noches from our High Camp on Ixta where we are tucked in for the night.

Traditional Vietnamese Food: 15 Dishes to Try in Vietnam

There are so many things to be excited about when traveling to Vietnam, but one of the things we were really looking forward to was trying Vietnamese cuisine. We were traveling with Viking River Cruises on their Magnificent Mekong river cruise trip, so we weren’t sure how many opportunities we would have to eat traditional Vietnamese food…