North America

March 5, 2013

Craft Beer in the Rust Belt

  Originally published at There’s a kind of revitalization brewing (pun intended) across the Rust Belt at the hands of the craft beer economy, and […]
February 2, 2013

Kayaking Lady Bird Lake Under the Sun in Austin, Texas

Renowned poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau once said, “A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which […]
October 30, 2012

Traveling the Shawshank Redemption Trail in Mansfield, Ohio

“I find I’m so excited that I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I think it’s the excitement only a free […]
October 20, 2012

Backpacking Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee

Dark, ominous clouds snaked across the sky over 187,000 acres of old growth forest as the threat of a thunderstorm loomed. Ahead of the dense, hardwood […]
October 8, 2012

Let’s All Travel to Cincinnati, the Queen of the West

  Cincinnati or Cincitucky? How about Nasty-Nati? Clevelanders and northerners alike love to jab the Queen City by referencing the city’s geographic and political proximity to […]
October 5, 2012

West Virgina Travel Should (Could) Be Amazing

Update: I found something amazing in West Virginia. West Virginia should and could be one of the coolest states in the country. Surrounded almost entirely by […]