Category Archives: Outdoors

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Why You Should Visit the Lofoten Islands in Winter

The Essential Lofoten Islands Winter Travel Guide Dramatic snow-dusted mountains bursting out of the icy [...]

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Three Workouts To Improve Your Hiking Fitness (Plus the Best Gyms in Minneapolis)

Outdoor adventures are way more enjoyable when your body is trained and ready, freeing your [...]

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Epic Adventure Guide to Tromso in Winter

What was I thinking? Had I really just booked a trip to Tromso in winter? [...]

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Cross-Country Skiing in Minnesota | Embrace the Cold Series

Learning to Love Winter with Cross-Country Skiing Each winter I retreat indoors to chug wine, [...]

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Things to Do in Cusco While Acclimating (Before Hiking the Inca Trail)

Planning to acclimate to the altitude in Cusco before hiking the Inca Trail? I arrived [...]

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Six Lessons Learned While Hiking the Inca Trail (And One Things I Got Right!)

After months of planning to hike the Inca Trail, I found myself hours before my [...]

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How Not To Die While Hiking the Kalalau Trail in Kauai

Kauai’s Na Pali coast is one of the most iconic places to visit on the [...]

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Hiking Volcan Maderas on Ometepe Island

Ometepe Island was my second stop on a ten day trip through Nicaragua. Situated in [...]

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