Jungle Walk in Nepal

On a jungle walk – a guided hike – through Royal Chitwan National Park in Nepal, wildlife encounters are of the safari kind, and you’re on foot. Breathtaking beauty, meet sheer terror.

Exploring Virgin Gorda

Scramble over and under boulders, swim in a sapphire sea, and relax with a tropical drink: you’re on island time on a visit to Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands.

Hocking Hills: Full of Hikers

Full of geologic wonders that you wouldn’t expect to find in Ohio, Hocking Hills State Park is a big draw for hikers, worth the trip to get there.

Where gnomes roam

When you’re out for a hike and you see a mushroom like this, you immediately think of gnomes. Especially when you’re hiking through Germany’s Black Forest.

Curious about George in Santorini

Yes, I’ve hiked across a volcano, and a historic one at that: the cinder cone in the middle of the caldera on the island of Santorini, Greece.

Hiking a Snail’s Pace

On a guided hike out of Montreat, NC I happened across this snail, a flicker of movement among the mosses draped over fallen logs on Big Butt Mountain.

Hikes with Wine

One of the more intriguing hikes I’ve taken in the past year was along the Weinwanderweg – translation, “Wine wander way” – in the vineyard-covered hillsides outside Stuttgart, Germany.

Okeechobee Inspiration

On the Big O Hike, I can unplug. No computer tether for ten days, no cell phone til afternoons, awakening before dawn every morning to enjoy the zen of walking.