The Palio in Siena, Italy

Jeff talks about the Palio Horse Race in Siena, Italy. It’s one of the greatest horse races that no one has ever heard of! Read More…

Don’t Make this Travel Mistake

Jeff shares a travel mistake that he sees happen all too regularly. If you’re traveling to Europe, don’t make this same mistake! Read More…

Favorite Rain Jacket

A Norwegian girl once told me, “There is no bad weather, only bad clothing”, which is probably a popular saying in Norway, which I’m pretty sure has lots of bad weather. And it’s also probably why the best foul weather gear in the world is made there. Jeff shares his favorite rain jacket today. Read […]

St Croix – Top Ten Travel Tips

Considering going to St Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands? St. Croix is one of my favorite Caribbean islands. Blessed with beautiful beaches and lush scenery, it offers lots to do and see for the adventurous traveler. Here is an assortment of ten helpful tips to enhance your travels to this island gem. Read: St […]

Hiking in Italy

In many ways Italy is one of the most diverse countries in the world. Crammed into this relatively tiny peninsula you’ll find an endless variety of local cultures, cuisines, dialects, and of course…landscapes. If you’re like me, your love of the outdoors leads you to walk and hike in as many places across the globe […]

The Shocking Truth About Foreign Electricity

The one issue you can’t dodge when traveling is how to deal with foreign electricity. Especially in this day and age when everyone, even your Granny, travels with a laptop, an iphone, or a tablet. Not to mention battery chargers, hair dryers, and all of the other nifty electric and electronic gadgets that make our […]

Jeff shares one of his favorite Sicilian dishes

Since we have two groups in Sicily this fall, I thought I’d share one of my favorite Sicilian dishes! I first had this polpettone during lunch at a vineyard on the slopes of Mt. Etna, near the eastern coast of Sicily. It was so good and so different from the meatloaf I had grown up […]

Why I like the Keen Targhee II Hiking Boot

Today I talk about buying your next hiking boot. I talk about what to look for in a hiking boot and why I personally like the Keen Targhee II Hiking Boot. Click below to read more. Why I like the Keen Targhee II Hiking Boot