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Come Follow Us as We are Trekking the Planet

Posted on Jun 1, 2011

We are excited to announce that we are planning a new adventure, beginning in January 2012! This journey is called Trekking the Planet. It is a 400-day, around-the-world trip to raise geography education awareness.

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An Introduction to Panama: Long Weekend Sampler

Posted on Jan 22, 2011

A long weekend in December 2010 provided a great opportunity to experience Panama on a five day trip. With just three full days in the country, there was time to sample both the Panama City and the surrounding countryside.

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Next Trip is to Panama!

Posted on Nov 27, 2010

In a couple of weeks the next stop will be in Panama for a five day adventure. Plans are to take a rail trip between Panama City and Colon, spend a day along the Caribbean coast and jungle hike and river raft. Stay turned for pictures and commentary from this latest trip!

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What is the Future of Printed Guidebooks?

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

I love reading guidebooks and use them extensively in trip planning and while on the road. However, they are a pain to travel with since they are bulky and weighty. I am intrigued now by electronic media, both written and audio, as perhaps a solution to this printed guidebook issue.

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Using My iPad on The Road – First Impressions

Posted on Aug 15, 2010

When the iPad was introduced a few months ago, I grappled with the decision of whether to buy one. It wasn’t a question of the technology, which I thought was really great, but whether it would be practical for me to have, given the cost. So I began to think how I would use it and, of course, taking it on the road was one of those considerations.

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Trans Canadian: Toronto to Winnipeg

Posted on Jul 3, 2010

After arriving in Toronto and spending Saturday seeing the city, we boarded The Canadian late that night to begin our journey west. The first full day was spent entirely in Ontario, moving through beautiful forests, lakes and streams. Early on day two we arrived in Winnipeg, where we had a four hour stopover and a chance to explore the city.

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