Posts Tagged ‘outdoor activities’

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Connecticut

New England Weekend Getaways: Things to Do in Connecticut
New England is best known for its fall foliage but the region has plenty of natural attractions to see this time of year. From Maine to Massachusetts, this mini-series highlights what each of its states has to offer outdoors while the weather is still warm. By Michele Herrmann From the Gold Coast...
August 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Trish Sare

Lost Girl of the Week: Trish Sare
Lost Girl of the Week, Trish Sare, is the founder and owner of BikeHike Adventures in Vancouver (www.bikehike.com). BikeHike has been operating worldwide multi-sport adventures around the globe for 16 years, and Trish has spent much of her life roaming our incredible earth. When she’s not out scouting...
June 25th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Stefani Williams

Lost Girl of the Week: Stefani Williams
This week’s Lost Girl of the Week is Stefani Williams. Stefani, a former corporate sales person, lost her mother a year ago after a battle with breast cancer. But even though her mother is gone, her words of wisdom have stayed with Stefani, and continue to help her get, and stay, lost. She...
June 18th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More

Competing in the Belize Triathlon: Not Such a Breeze

Competing in the Belize Triathlon: Not Such a Breeze
Lost Girl, Cassidy Jackson-Carroll, shares her experience running her first triathlon while in Belize. ***** Having arrived in Belize to teach Physical Education for a year, the first question many people asked me was if I was going to compete in the Belize Lionman Triathlon in five weeks time! Sports...
April 30th, 2010 | Belize, Fitness & Workouts, Sports & Games | Read More

Pastel Paradise

Pastel Paradise
Any country that boosts a pair of Pink shorts as one of their national symbols, you would consider to either be: 1. Stuck in the 80’s era of bad dress sense and psychedelic drugs 2. Ludicrously drunk and attending a fancy (bad) dress party OR 3. Friendly, laid back, unassuming and keeping up with the...
April 28th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Parties, Festivals & Events | Read More

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

LG Small Town Favorites: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
I love running, but it can be hard on your knees. I’ve always wanted to do a triathlon, and figured it’d be a good way to switch up my workouts. Still, swimming in a lake with hundreds of people-not to mention sorting through all the gear you’ll need-can be overwhelming. So I joined...
June 18th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, In-Room Reviews, Shopping & Style, United States | Read More

Walk This Way

Walk This Way
Being in a new place can be disorienting: Where can you grab coffee? Take a yoga class? Find a good book? To learn what’s around, check out walkscore.com. Simply type in your address to get a list of grocery stores, coffee shops, libraries, parks, restaurants, bars, gyms and more within 2 miles...
January 16th, 2009 | Fitness & Workouts, Websites and Blogs | Read More

California Dreaming

California Dreaming
I am in love. You know the feeling, that I’m-so-excited-to-be-alive/ butterflies-in-my-stomach/ nothing-can-get-me-down sensation. However, this high is not for a person, but a place. California’s Central Coast is better than being a single woman landing in Rome if you enjoy breath-taking...
August 12th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Bike, Food & Wine, Lost Girls, United States | Read More

Antarctica: A long way down

Antarctica: A long way down
Ushuaia is known as both del fin del mundo (translation: the end of the world) and the beginning of the journey to Antarctica from South America. Convicts helped construct its streets, bridges, and buildings after the Argentinean government built a jail here in the early 1900s. Officials figured wannabe-escape...
April 20th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Argentina, Fitness & Workouts, Packing & Wardrobe, Planning | Read More

Lost in the Mail: The Inca Trail

Lost in the Mail: The Inca Trail
This week’s Lost in the Mail comes to us from Rebecca Goehringer a 27-year old recruiter in Washington DC: Q. First I must say – thank you! Your blog has helped me through the last 3 terrible months at my old company. As I was dreaming and planning of a trip around the world I came across...
August 29th, 2007 | Adventure Travel, Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls, Lost in the Mail, Peru, Planning, Tours & Attractions | Read More