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

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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

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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 […]

Sabuk, Laikipia North, North Central Kenya

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Guide & ranger at Sabuk took Michaela Guzy to visit the local Samburu village. Written by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. For the soft core adventure traveler, i.e. me, Sabuk, in Laikipia North, was the most daring place I’ve slept yet in Kenya.  The view from my room was unbelievable, partly because it was missing the entire wall […]

Ventura, California

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Greetings, travel aficionados! Get ready for a little city that packs big adventure. Located about 60 miles north of Los Angeles is sparkling Ventura, California. Steeped in both agricultural and maritime history, this town has something for everyone: romantic time alone with your sweetie, family adventures, or a weekend with your friends is all within […]

Whidbey and Camano Islands

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By Margot Black: For the ultimate reasonably-priced family getaway, without having to travel too far, head to the delightful Whidbey and Camano Islands, located just 25 miles north of Seattle in Washington State. Billed as ‘the shortest distance to far away’ these wonderful islands are just 15 minutes by ferry from the mainland yet offer […]