Ever wondered who takes an active vacation trekking in South America? The type of folks who will be your fellow adventurers on an active tour of Peru or Patagonia? The answer might surprise you—because there is no one answer. We see an endless panoply of unique and interesting individuals, but […]

5 Personality Types Who Love to Trek in South America


The subscription box service has exploded in recent years. It’s now possible to order everything from gourmet meals to luxury apparel to post-apocalypse survival gear. To be honest, I tsktsk‘d the entire thing in the beginning. That was until I received a subscription to Cairn’s monthly boxes. Now, I can’t […]

Trailfoody Is the Subscription Snack Box You Never Knew You ...


Oh, Quebec. Je t’aime. Both the province of Quebec — and Quebec City, in particular — will always have a special place in my heart. It was the site of my first-ever international trip in high school, and where my paternal grandmother grew up on a rural farm without electricity […]

3 Best Adventures in and Around Quebec City



Anyone living in the northern hemisphere will be familiar with the term ‘white Christmas’… but have you ever heard of a ‘golden sand Christmas’? Or a ‘lush green rain forest Christmas’? Maybe a ‘glass of wine as you’re sun baking beside a lake, high in the Southern Alps Christmas’? Ok, […]

Celebrate Like A Kiwi – Hike New Zealand’s Milford Track ...


So you like to be active, huh? That’s totally cool with us. In fact, our new tour features the best of the best when it comes to an active vacation—hiking volcanoes and kayaking fiords—and you may just see some really amazing things along the way. Here’s the perfect itinerary for […]

14 Days in Patagonia: The Ultimate Explorer’s Itinerary




Looking for a better way to spend your winter instead of staying inside all season long binge-watching Netflix? No offense to the binge-watchers out there—it certainly has its time and place! But after awhile, don’t you crave something a little more… adventurous? Sure, you could travel to the beaches of […]

7 Surprising Reasons South America Is the Ultimate Winter Destination


TomTom has long been known for their ridiculously simple (and awesome) GPS devices. Once I finally ditched my printed Mapquest driving directions back in the dark days of the 1990s [shudder], my first foray into “high-tech” mapping was a TomTom GPS. So, I’ve always been fond of them. It’s no […]

TomTom Spark 3: A Next-level Fitness Tracker for Adventurous Travelers


Everyone knows we’re huge car camping fans. But, sometimes packing and planning a car camping trip can become too much about the logistics and essentials. So much that it’s easy to forget about the fun stuff. The entry-level Luminoodle Light Rope is intended to be functional because, well, light is […]

Baby, Baby, Baby, Light My Way: Car Camping With the ...



All of Egypt in just one week? It seemed like an ambitious plan — maybe too ambitious. But, that’s essentially what Lady Egypt Tours promised us on our recent luxury tour of Egypt. While our idea of vagabonding doesn’t usually involve organized tours, we knew that Egypt could prove difficult […]

Best of Egypt: How to Explore 5,000 Years of Egyptian ...