Seeing Yorktown by Segway

Exploring Yorktown by Segway puts a new spin on the Historic District and waterfront, allowing you to cover ground far more quickly than you would by foot.

Florida and the CCC

Highlands Hammock State Park is home to the Florida CCC Museum, which recounts the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps contributions to Florida, particularly to the state park system.

Hiking across an Icelandic volcano

John takes a hike across Hengilssvæðið (Hengill), the nearest active volcano to Reykjavik, with boiling springs and other geothermal features along its 140 km network of hiking trails.

Exploring Lava Tubes in Iceland

John takes his own Journey to the Center of the Earth down a lava tube in Iceland with the author of Icelandic Caves, Björn Hróarsson, as his group’s guide.

Riding an Icelandic Horse

Riding an Icelandic horse at Skjaldarvík in Akureryi means enjoying panoramic scenery along Eyjafjörður and dealing with the idiosyncrasies of these spirited steeds.

Motorcycle Museum of Iceland

Horsepower has a different meaning in Akureyri than the rest of Iceland. It’s home to the Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, an impressive collection of working vintage motorbikes.

Discovering Doc Watson

The timing was right: with the Doc Watson Festival at the same time at the Trail Dames Summit in Boone, NC, John learned about a bluegrass legend.

Tony, Cal, and John de la Howe

A passion for history led Anthony Warren to a lifetime hobby of research on Dr. John de la Howe, benefactor of the John de la Howe School in South Carolina and the subject of Warren’s novel, Lethe.

Mountain biking at FATS

One of the top mountain biking destinations in the Southeast, FATS is a collection of 37 miles of well-designed and fun trails in six loops from one trailhead near Clarks Hill, South Carolina.