When coyotes howl outside your tent, that may be adventure. While you're sweating like a horse in a climb over a 12,000-foot pass, that's adventure. When howling headwinds press your lips against your teeth, you face a mighty adventure.
How three daredevils broke record for the notorious Cannonball Run after driving from Manhattan to LA in 27 hours and 25 minutes - averaging 103mph - in high-powered Mercedes AMG
For the next half hour, children's voices carried like musical chariots across the inner chamber of that ancient church. The sun shone through the stained glassed windows like colors from a double rainbow. The scent of history permeated every pai
More than 100 million Americans are on alert as bomb cyclone and another powerful storm plunge Thanksgiving travel into chaos with over 8,000 flight delays and heavy snowfall from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes
"And who knows what Romance, what Adventure, what Love, is lurking around the next turn of the road, ready to leap out on us if we'll only travel that far?" –Jack London, The Road, March 26, 1914
"We need the tonic of wildness, to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest....
You live a spontaneous life beyond most peoples' imaginations. You truly discover the world via your own mental, emotional, spiritual and physical energy. When you ride, you touch the world in a unique way and the universe touches you.
During my lifetime of touring around the world, I've met quite a few characters who brought me greater insights, greater wisdom and, a few, brought me hilarious laughter. You might call them the "Robin Williams', Jeff Foxworthy's, and Larry the Cabl
"Wouldn't it be easier to ride in a car?" We answer, "We're not looking for speed, ease or luxury. There's something about hardship, physical difficulty and a magnificent mountain pass that let's you know you're alive."
As I travel through Europe, a lot of folks are asking how I can be prepped. When traveling, your choices should lean more toward survival than prepping. (I wrote about the differences between the two here.) And for that, you need a small amount of ex
In the youth of my teens, I never thought about being young. I could crumple up time in my hand like a sheet of paper, toss it aside, and the next day, I enjoyed my youth without pause. I took it for granted. These years later, when youth fled and o
That profound statement by Muir resonates in me because because he understood that animals never know when they might die. They never think about their own mortality. They live each day as an eternity because it's only the 'moment' that count
"When you're pedaling down the road on a bicycle, your legs allow you an intimate connection with the landscape. Your eyes focus on beauty, colors and flowers. Emerson said, "God laughs in flowers."
With that magical scene, your campfire's embers enchanted you. While those moments abound on a bicycle adventure, the new day beckons you onward, not to tarry with yesterday--and, for you, another possibility for a unique 'moment' that will l
I thought about my treks across the endless heat of Australia's Outback, the mind-numbing sands of the Atacama Desert of South America, the waving prairie grasses of the Great Plains of America, and the trackless desolation of the Southwest.
More-so on a bicycle tour across a continent. You travel at a speed rare in the world today: slow, methodical, rhythmically and vibrationally human. You shed something of your old self to step into becoming wiser, more temperate and endlessly enlig
It may be a momentary 'high', a stranger that changes your life, an animal that delights you or frightens you, a struggle where you triumphed, or even failed, yet you braved the challenge. Those moments present you uncommon experiences that give
"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to." The Hobbit--J.R.R Tolkien
Mark Twain said, "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discov
While the CDC has assured us that we don't need to worry about Ebola here in the United States, at the same time, it seems that the government is quietly hiring people to screen for the disease at an American airport. It's certainly not impossibl
Elon Musk's futuristic vision for disrupting the world of transportation hit a new milestone yesterday: a Hyperloop test pod hit 288 miles per hour – right before it exploded, according to the Independent.
The gradual liberalization of Saudi Arabia's repressive laws and social mores continued on Thursday with WSJ reporting that Crown Prince MBS plans to drop restrictions barring women from traveling out of the country without a male guardian's permissi