Travel Product of the Week: Silver Canyon Camping Gear

Silver Canyon tent

I admit I’m not a big camper, but combine the facts that spring is right around the corner and was just sent some of the coolest camping gear I’ve ever encountered and I might just have to start. I hear, at least, that camping is one of the most memorable and affordable family vacations around, […]

Travel Product of the Week: SteriPEN Ultra

SteriPen Ultra

If you’re a hardcore traveler or hiker—or merely going camping for the weekend—you’ll be sure to want a new SteriPEN Ultra water purifying system. It’s proven to be safe and effective as it eliminates over 99.9% of the bacteria, viruses and protozoa that cause water-borne illness. It purifies 16 ounces of water (cold or warm) in less […]

Travel Product of the Week: BioLite Wood Burning Campstove

Stove

Plan on going camping or having a fire in your backyard in 2015? If so, check out the BioLite Wood Burning Campstove! BioLite’s patented technology converts heat from the fire into usable electricity via a thermoelectric generator. This in turn powers an internal fan for improved combustion, creating a smokeless portable campfire. The surplus electricity […]

Travel Product of the Week: SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger

SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger

If you’re a frequent camper, or spend time in exotic destinations with limited infrastructure, you’ll love the SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger, which offers a unique all-in-one package for the modern traveler. It works as a reading lamp, a ceiling lamp, a flashlight, and as a mobile phone charger. It has a rechargeable LiFePO battery that […]

5 glamping locations in the United States

fireside-resort

I’m an outdoorsy kind of guy. Maybe not as rugged as some, but I love being outside, being active, and enjoying the sun. My wife, on the other hand, is a self-proclaimed indoorsy kind of girl. She likes books. Scratch that. She LOVES books. She likes to spend her free time reading and drinking tea. […]

Travel Product of the Week: Walk Ons

Walk Ons

Walk Ons are a new innovative travel shoe/slipper that pack flat, are inexpensive and provide some versatility for travelers. They bill themselves as one-piece camp slipper and one-piece travel shoe. They’re really light (the Men’s large size weighs just 3.4 ounces/95 grams per pair) and they don’t take up much room in your bag or even […]

Quebec’s Saguenay Fjord Park & Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park

Bistro in Tadoussac

This is the second part of my journey into Quebec. Check out part one here. Sleeping under the stars and getting out on the Saguenay Fjord was exactly what I was longing for, so, after spending the previous day in La Baie and St. Rose du Nord (story here), I board the morning Maritime shuttle to Parc […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro

Tan-Kili-Lep

Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com on the top of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. As with most events in my life, how I ended up 19,341 vertical feet in the air at the top of Kilimanjaro, was due to a chance encounter.  In October 2011, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Adventure Travel Trade Association’s Annual Summit […]