Solo travel is on the rise — most of us have started a bucket list and we’ve got places to go and people to see! Traveling alone can be super rewarding. Plus it’s easy and safe these days — when you follow a few simple tips. If you’re planning some solo vacations, here are some great websites, apps, and tips to help you get ready.
Live near a state park? Consider yourself lucky! If you’re thinking that state parks are smaller (or less significant) than the 59 national parks in the U.S., think again. I love visiting state parks — and with over 10,000 of them across the U.S., there’s sure to be several near you. Find a state park (or national park) nearby, see why state parks are so amazing, and explore lists of the best state parks in America.
I recently went on a Haiti mission trip. It was a life-changing experience to volunteer in Haiti. My best tips on how to prepare for volunteer mission trips.
Travel insurance is a must when traveling for business or vacation. But sometimes people want to skip it to save money. Top reasons to buy travel insurance!
I bet you’ve said, ‘If only I could pee standing up!’ at least once. It’s quicker, easier & cleaner. Now you can, thanks to these female urination devices!
Want to go spelunking? (That’s cave trekking!). Check out this list of five great cavern parks located throughout the United States where you can explore fascinating stalactites, stalagmites, soda straws, and more.
Want to go on a fun and cheap nature adventure in Florida? Canoeing is one of the best ways to see the Sunshine State from a completely different angle – and I (almost) promise you’ll see an alligator!
Deep in the woodlands of the Sunshine State is Blue Grotto, a Florida sinkhole that serves as an ideal spot for open water divers and geological explorers. Find out more about this unique natural landmark and where you can find it during your next road trip in North Central Florida.
If you’re planning a long-distance motorcycle ride in the near future, then you’ll appreciate these tips which we compiled after taking multi-day trips on our Harley. In addition to packing the bare necessities listed on our basic motorcycle checklist, these things are worth considering as well.
A list of all the must-have items that you absolutely MUST pack on long distance motorcycle rides. Plus, little-known tips for packing things in the saddlebags on your motorcycle, and the best motorcycle luggage that is lightweight and fits on the back of your bike.
Info about all the best motorcycle maps (our favorites are made by Mad Maps) as well as mobile phone apps and online programs that help you create custom maps for your own motorcycle trips. Plus, motorcycle map holders and tips for reading maps while your on the bike.
We recently got our first Harley-Davidson motorcycle. We didn’t waste any time before we planned our first long-distance motorcycle trip on our new Harley. Our first 4-day motorcycle trip was from Middle Tennessee to East Tennessee and North Carolina. We rode a number of motorcycle loops near the Tail Of The Dragon. This is our best motorcycle checklist for long-distance trips over several days.
I’ve gone skydiving 6 times since 1994. Since then, tandem skydiving has become much more popular, accessible, probably safe — and less personal. Here’s my personal experience through the years.
I love tandem skydiving – where the skydiving instructor does all the work and I just hang along for the ride. I’ve done it 6 times! Before you go on your first tandem skydive, here’s what you need to know.
Here are the best tips for hiking in the Fall. You see, Autumn hiking tips are different than regular hiking tips, as the days are shorter, the temperatures change more drastically, and there are other hazards to be on the watch for.
Here’s what I’ve learned about G-forces and the effects of gravity on your body. See how many G’s astronauts, roller coaster riders, airplane passengers, and professional stunt pilots can sustain. Plus, now you can experience weightlessness!
Care to take an open cockpit aerobatic flight in a 1940’s-era Navy bi-plane?
Have you ever considered renting a pontoon boat for a little off-road fun afloat?… We’ve done this on several occasions. Here are some pictures and highlights — especially if you plan to go pontooning in the Nashville area. The best part: Take a couple friends with you, and it’s a fairly inexpensive way to have a good time on the water!
Here are the best tips for surviving your first — or your next — camping trip!