Although Las Vegas is known as the ultimate destination for urban misadventures there are reasons to visit the city that have little to do with gambling and boisterous revelry. As a hub for major airlines, Las Vegas has become a jump-off point for activities such as boating, fishing, hunting, rock-climbing, and even skiing. With terrain …

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Often at night while staring up at the familiar wrinkles of tent ceiling there are fleeting longings for someone to talk to, to be a listener for. It is an awareness that can quickly be dismissed. My mind wanders and then re-centers. I return to simultaneously coloring and focusing on the voices of the modern …

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Not many runners know the secret to calming pre-race jitters: a quiet walk on the beach. Participants in the Mont Saint-Michel Marathon, then, are lucky. Before settling into bed, they step foot on the cool sand of the Saint-Malo shore. The silence on the coast, broken only by the sea breeze, ensures the night before …

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Banff should be on your bucket list. Not just for winter, but if you are going to pick the snowy season, the three ski resorts located in Banff National Park offer mind-blowing views, and 7,700 acres of skiable terrain. Lake Louise Ski Resort, Sunshine Village and Mt. Norquay have beginner slopes and big mountain bowls, …

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Megan Williams is one of the most daring people I have met. After hearing her story while researching wing walking, I couldn’t wait to talk to her. She is new to the world of wing walking, currently training with Mike and Marilyn at Mason Wing Walking Academy in Sequim, Washington. She is a frequent skydiver …

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The leathery-skinned man with a southern Missouri accent had dropped us off at the gravel boat ramp. His rusty pickup truck had barely survived the fifteen miles from our campground to the river. But there we stood: paddles in hand, hats on our heads and a tangled blue stretch of river before us. I was …

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Many people view vacation as escapism, to get away from their day-to-day lives. But a great yoga retreat helps you discover ways to make your day-to-day life the one you want to live, the place you want to be. Yoga definitely helps add a sacred element to the mundane, and that is available daily to …

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I consider myself a semi-experienced traveler — someone who has taken the initiative to see the world but still does not possess the ease or confidence of a seasoned pro. After having visited four continents and eleven countries I still feel there is an unimaginable amount to learn. It can be overwhelming to contemplate. Driving …

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After reading bits and pieces of the Ausangate trek online, I stumbled upon a picture of what I can only describe as a rainbow in a mountain. This soon became an obsession for me to find out where the mountain was and how we could get there. Knowing that it was close-ish to the trek we …

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