Six top winter cycling tours Dec03

Six top winter cycli...

Seeing the world by bike is one of my preferred methods of travel.  Pedaling through a town allows ample opportunities to stop on a whim and take in the real flavor of a place.  Not only beneficial for your health, it’s great for the planet when you leave the gas hog parked and do your...

Wide-angle views of Lofoten Islands, Norway Oct09

Wide-angle views of Lofoten Islands, Norway

Driving through the Lofoten Islands of Norway, the wide vistas screamed out for a panoramic camera.  So here are a selection of my favorites from harbors to beaches to mountain passes.  As beautiful as these are during summer, I can only imagine how elegant they will be this winter with snow on the mountains and the Northern Lights flickering above.  Somebody get me a plane ticket – I want to go back. Fishing boats in Hamnoy harbor, Norway Panoramic view across the Gravdalsbutka toward the fishing town of Reine, Norway Rambergstranda Beach in Ramsberg, Norway Torvdalshalsen rasteplass (rest stop) view of Bostad, Norway Panoramic view...

Spoiler Alert – It was delicious! Aug19

Spoiler Alert –...

When traveling, and things aren’t what you expect,  professionals just improvise and keep on trucking.   Stay tuned for more articles about Norway.  I’m traveling now on the 10 Day Self-Drive Tour of Northern Norway sponsored by Artisan Travel.   Please share this...

The Montreal Bike Fest week and Le Tour de L’ile de Montreal Jun05

The Montreal Bike Fe...

Sunday June 3rd, I was invited to attend the wrap-up event of the week-long Montreal Bike Fest. Two rides were held simultaneously, starting at 9:15 a.m. Sunday morning. The Challenge Route would follow the same route we would follow, but at mach-speeds.  This advanced riders’ only event was...

Best places to bike – Taiwan Feb29

Best places to bike ...

If there’s a country that “gets” biking, it’s Taiwan Home to the Giant Bike Company and King Liu, the country’s most ardent biker, Taiwan may be the world’s biking paradise. With phenomenal bike paths, natural parks, bike hotels and even bike coffee shops, this country offers more ways to...

A perfect weekend roadtrip in PA – follow this barn tour Jun25

A perfect weekend ro...

The perfect getaway – great scenery, interesting farms and squeezably soft alpacas. Be sure to see the slideshow. http://dbhas.info/c5zW8C More stories about Butler County, Pennsylvania: Two historical gems along the Butler Freeport Community Trail Halloween events in Butler County A...