Travel Video of the Week: NYC Bike Lanes

NYC bike lanes

Casey Neistat, a NYC biker, created this video about all the obstacles obstructing NYC bike lanes after he got a ticket for not riding in the bike lane. Pretty funny, and 9 million people think so too.

Fort Lauderdale: Miami’s Fun Aunt

View from B Ocean Fort Lauderdale

B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Views, views and more views. The B Ocean Fort Lauderdale is aimed at large parties and families at a reasonable cost, but it doesn’t feel like it. The hip interior, well-appointed clean rooms and beachside location are ideal for couples, girls/guys getaways and families. Not only does it saddle up to miles […]

Product of the Week: HandleBand


Developed by Stanford student Daniel Haarburger, the HandleBand is a cheap and innovative way to mount your smartphone to your bike. Why would you do this? As Haarburger explains, your phone is a powerful tool, and all of us who bike so far haven’t been able to take full advantage. With the HandleBand, you can […]

Top 10 Reasons to go on a Backroads Trip – Enhance Your Life With Active Travel

Our group walked over The Golden Gate Bridge and back to our hotel - Cavallo Point Lodge (Photo credit: Melissa Curtin)

Recently, I went on a weeklong journey with Backroads, the world’s #1 active travel company. Their California Winter Fit Multisport Trip took our small group from the snowy mountains of Tahoe (Sugar Bowl Ski Resort) to the wine country of Sonoma to the idyllic marina town of Sausalito ending our adventure in sensational San Francisco. […]

Top Five Urban Adventures in Toronto

Toronto -050

My first trip ever on an airplane was when I was six months old to meet my mom’s family in Toronto. Since then I’ve visited the city about once a year. It was my home away from home and I have fond memories of white Christmases during my childhood, seeing the Nutcracker, making snowmen, and […]

Exploring the North Coast of the Dominican Republic – Puerto Plata to Samaná


A great way to experience the essence of the Dominican Republic is to take the Northern Coastal route using the newly built Boulevard Turístico del Atlántico from Puerto Plata to Samaná; a trip of rolling hills, small towns and beautiful beaches. Taking this route you’ll be tempted to stop for photos, fresh fruit, take in […]

Traveling Around Holland

View of Amsterdam from room @ The Grand Amrath Hotel

By Tim Gaylord: After traveling through Belgium, I had the luxury of seeing several amazing cities throughout Holland on my way to Amsterdam. I was traveling with a group of terrific writers, and our first stops were through the region of Zeeland and the westernmost provinces of the Netherlands. While Amsterdam is without doubt one […]

A City Getaway and Leaping from a Bridge in Bern, Switzerland


A stroll along the city plazas or a swim in the river Aare leaves you wandering why more capital cities aren’t like this one. By: Ben Brown BERN IN A NUTSHELL I landed in the cold water with a loud splash. I looked up at the bridge I had just jumped from. People are swimming […]