When a holiday weekend comes around, you need to take advantage of that extra day off and spend some time outside. Whether you're into hiking, camping, biking, climbing or fishing, there is something for everyone on this list.
20km before lunch, then back on the water to paddle 20km in the afternoon. Some days I will be able to surpass this target, while other days it could be more of a challenge due to weather. But if I average 30km of paddling on the water each day, the journey should take 180 days.
Still can't imagine a race in the L.A. River that doesn't involve cars, motorcycles and a film crew? Too strange to be true? Here is more about the race from George Wolfe, the founder and president of L.A. River Expeditions, the event organizer.
Annie represents what few people actually accomplish in life. Do what you love. Love what you do. This kayak girl knows how to make the most of every moment. Her go for it attitude has awarded her the luxury of a life many only dream of.
Facing steep competition from fellow booking websites, online travel agencies have been experimenting with travel rewards as a means of incentivizing consumer loyalty -- at the expense of straining relationships with the hotels with which they partner.
Back on the ship, I ate, drank and yes, I even played bingo with some of the most colorful characters I've ever met -- the kind of characters Chatwin might have written about had he ever sailed around Patagonia.
Yes, we're super lucky to be doing such a thing, and yes, we've had to save up a bit, but after a ton of research, I've learned that an Earth-lapping adventure-of-a-lifetime is not such an unattainable thing.
As for all the people we've profiled in this series, what ties them all together is that they share is a common and unmistakable trait: they truly believe that who they are and what they have is due in large part to luck.
It's said that good things come to those who wait. That's certainly true for travel to the Grenadines, given that visitors will be spending almost an entire day in airports, on planes or in ferry terminals before arriving at this out-of-the-way paradise. But a myriad of pleasures await.
Finding a good price online (especially during the holiday season) requires diligence and patience, not to mention a great deal of savvy. To help you get the most bang for your buck on your next DIY travel booking, we talked to the experts.