Choosing the Handiest Travel Multi Tool

Multi Tool Use: Camping in Maine

As I plan to focus more on the outdoors and activities such as walking, hiking and cycling, I will also pay more attention to appropriate gear. Having the proper gear can make the difference between a disastrous and a successful trip. The expert contributor to this informative post on travel multi tools is Morry Banes from Best Multi Tool Kit. A well chosen, slick multi tool is a perfect sidekick for your travel. It can … Continue reading

Fall in New England – A Photo Essay

Barn in West Norwich, Vermont

Yeah, so there was no way I wasn’t going to do a photo essay on the fall in New England. After missing it three years in a row, this time I was actually here to witness one of the best fall foliage in the world. New England is fortunate not to have one high season, but two. After summer is gone, the colors of the fall season still attract huge flocks of tourists, the so-called … Continue reading

10 Affordable Places to Spend Your Holidays

Affordable Places: Berlin, Germany

A change of focus doesn’t mean a change of dreams. I am still looking for global adventures, although they will now probably take place on a smaller scale – so no more three-month bicycle journeys to the Far North. And, because I’m not made of money (yet), I’m also always on the look for deals and cheap opportunities. However, some nuance is absolutely necessary here; I do like to stay in fancy hotels every once in a … Continue reading

Hiking Smarts Mountain, New Hampshire

Campsite on Smarts Mountain

Last Sunday Caroline and I went on another hike. It’s already been three weeks since our last hike, up Franconia Ridge and to the summit of Mount Lafayette. It was about time we headed out again. The weather wasn’t as good as last time though. It was a chilly afternoon. Grey clouds covered the sun and a strong northerly wind made it feel colder than it actually was. Some small rain drops fell down occasionally. It … Continue reading

Deep Thoughts on Travel Blogging

Travel Blogging

I’ve been thinking. When I started my first blog, back in 2010, it used to be just a blog. It was a platform that allowed me to share my thoughts and experiences with friends and family. That’s what most blogs are in the first place. I didn’t have a schedule; except for a personal Facebook profile, I didn’t have any other social media accounts; and blogging certainly didn’t require much of my time. I wrote when … Continue reading