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The Niagara Glen is one of the most popular places in the Niagara Region for hiking. With over 4km of trails that follow along the rushing Niagara River, the Glen is the perfect place to spend a warm day.
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It’s that time of year again, when the snowdrops have gone and the daffodils are beginning, when the sun shines between showers and it’s time to get the hiking boots out of the cupboard again. Time for the Ridgeway, at its best in spring.
The Ridgeway is probably the oldest track in England....
March 31st, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: best of week, hiking, outdoor recreation, top-feature
If you’ve been reading my posts lately, you’ll realize that I’ve provided interesting facts on the state of Arizona, lists of local festivals and other tidbits that will prepare you for what is every Arizonans right of passage – entertaining out-of-town guests in the spring. Ah yes, no doubt...
March 17th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arizona, entertaining, golf, hiking, Shopping
Griffis Sculpture Park is nestled high up in the mountains in the town of Ashford Hollow, N.Y, about an hours drive from Niagara, making it a great day trip. The sign pointing up into the hills is easy to miss, and the roads which eventually lead to the sculpture park, twist and turn, making it easy...
March 6th, 2010 | Megan Pasche | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: arts and culture, day trips, featuredarticle, hiking, Western New York
There is a much quieter side of Niagara that not a lot of visitors get a chance to see. Sure, seeing the Falls is well worth braving the crowds, it is a magnificent site, but Niagara’s hiking trails stand in stark contrast to the hustle and bustle of Niagara Falls or Niagara on the Lake in the summertime....
March 4th, 2010 | Megan Pasche | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: hiking, outdoor activities
Phoenicians are spoiled. Regardless of where we reside, there’s a hiking retreat nearby. Here are five great options for all levels of hiking ability right in your backyard. What a fantastic way to celebrate our best time of year and enjoy the outdoors.
Hiking along the Go John Trail
February 23rd, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cave Creek, hiking, Mesa, Phoenix, Superstition Mountains, trails, User Mountain, White Tank Mountains
The Annapurna Circuit is one of the most popular treks in Nepal – perhaps in the world – despite the fact it takes three weeks to complete, if you’re lucky. The 300 km circuit follows ancient trade routes between Nepal and Tibet that have been in use for well over 1,000 years.
December 29th, 2009 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Annapurna Circuit, featuredarticle, hiking, Nepal, trekking
I’m a southerner. The north, for me, begins at Peterborough – that’s about an hour by train from London.
But because I’m a keen hiker, I do know the north of England quite well. There are superb long distance walks; the Pennine Way, the Coast to Coast, the Three Peaks of Yorkshire.
December 19th, 2009 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: best of the week, hiking, northern england, york
On a recent day trip to Sedona, my husband and I hiked Cathedral Rock, considered to be one of the most photographed scenes in the United States. What I thought would be a typical day in Sedona, a magical place that I’ve been to many times, turned out to be a great adventure exploring new sights and...
December 8th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 3
Filed under: featuredarticle, hiking, Sedona, sunset
If you’re traveling to northern China, you probably want to check out the Great Wall – you, along with hordes of other tourists. In Beijing most tourists head to Badaling, the most accessible (and crowded) section of the Great Wall, which has also been extensively renovated – if you’re...
November 25th, 2009 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Beijing, China, featuredarticle, Great Wall, Great Wall of China, hiking, hiking the Great Wall, trekking, trekking the Great Wall
Since moving to Phoenix, I’ve heard many discussions about the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy. Not until you visit one of the trails do you realize the importance of preserving this amazing part of our desert landscape.
Established by the City of Scottsdale in 1995, currently 16,000 acres of land in...
October 26th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Free Tours, hiking, McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
One of my favorite hikes, Pinnacle Peak is a moderate hike with an elevation gain of approximately 1,300 feet. At its highest point, 2,889′, the hike allows for spectacular views of the Valley and a chance to experience the uniqueness of the Sonoran desert filled with native plants which are marked...
October 5th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: featuredarticle, hiking, Pinnacle Peak, Scottdale, Sonoran Desert
The Thames is a never-ending source of fascination for anyone who lives in London. It may well be the London river – but it’s also the river that runs through Oxford, through Henley, and all the way to the North Sea past Gravesend and the Isle of Grain. It links charming old-world villages...
September 28th, 2009 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, hiking, national trail, thames path
The weather outside? Well, It’s always pretty much the same here in Hawaii: warm and sunny. There are really only two seasons here in the islands: wet or dry. With Fall quickly approaching, there are just a few things that are different: the kids go back to school, there are fewer tourists,...
September 19th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: autumn, bishop museum, fall, Haleiwa, hiking, Pearl Harbor, travel deals, Travel Tips - General Information
Hike Phoenix and other Arizona Trails
Withe cooler temperatures on their way, the fall is a great time to get out and experience the endless amount of hiking trails available throughout the Valley and the whole state. Hiking allows the entire family to get out after a long, hot summer for exercise...
September 16th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 4
Filed under: Announcement, Arizona, Attractions, ballet, ballet arizona, Carefree, Cave Creek, chili cook-off, chocolate, cook off, Events, Family Friendly, fireworks, flamenco, Food & Beverage, gardens, Glendale, hay rides, hiking, Must-See Sights, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Phoenix, pumpkins, queen creek, rodeo, Scenic & Short Trips, schnepf farms, Scottsdale, State Park, The Arts, wine tasting
Hong Kong is a wonderful place full of diverse cultures and flourishing traditions. Being born and raised in this melting pot of ethnicities and backgrounds, I’m always discovering new and interesting events ongoing in the city.
Many Chinese festivals, which follow the Chinese Lunar calendar, occur...
September 14th, 2009 | Jessy DB | Read More | Comments: 5
Filed under: architecture, Attractions, autumn, autumn remembrance, chinese festivals, ching ming festival, chung yeung festival, circus, conferences, culture, dining, Events, exhibitions, fall, Family Friendly, fireworks, hiking, History & Information, incense, journey to the west, lantern festival, mid-autumn festival, monkey god, monkey god festival, moon cakes, national day, opera, Outdoors & Recreation, paper lanterns, parks, performing arts, Performing Arts - Theater & Dance, Restaurants & Bars, seminars, soho, spring remembrance, The Arts, the peak, traditional practices, traditions, victoria park, wine, workshops
I love traveling and I’ve been to a lot of cool eco-minded places. Of course I haven’t gotten to go everywhere I want to. I’m always seeing or hearing about new places that look so amazing, and so I usually add them to my mental list of “MUST someday visit” places.
September 13th, 2009 | Jennifer | Read More | Comments: 5
Filed under: backroads, biking, camping, eco travel, family travel, green family travel, green travel, hiking, trip advisor
If you’re looking for a green hotel, green travel destination, or tons o’ eco-friendly travel advice check out these 15 super keen green travel links.
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September 12th, 2009 | Jennifer | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: backroads, biking, camping, eco travel, family travel, green family travel, green globe, green travel, hiking, manaca, off the radar, organic food, organic vacation, sustainable travel, Traveling the Green Way, trip advisor
What Path will you take?
Located in Carefee, Arizona (note the town name), this sign always makes me chuckle. Do you have what it takes to drive down Bloody Basin Road or will you chicken out and simply take Tranquil Trail? Considering that other street names in Carefree are more in tune with it’s...
September 11th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: Attractions, barbecue, barbeque, Cafe Bink, Carefree, Cave Creek, Cowboys, Family Friendly, Food & Beverage, golf, hiking, Mexican food, Must-See Sights, People - Interesting Local People, People Watching, Photos, Scenic & Short Trips, Shopping, Southwestern food, Sports & Recreation, Spur Cross, State Park, The Arts, The Boulder's Resort, Tours
The weather has been getting finer this past week and I find myself getting the urge to take a nice hike somewhere in Hong Kong. Mind you, I tend to get this sudden desire every few months but never seem to go beyond Dragon’s Back trail in Shek O (pictured above). The reason for this is that I...
September 10th, 2009 | Jessy DB | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, bird watching, Family Friendly, hiking, History & Information, Outdoors & Recreation, photography, Tours