You know you’ve been to the Mad Cool Festival when you wake up in your Madrid hotel room at 2:00 in the afternoon with your pillow covered in glitter and sparkles. In fairness, this particular festival in Madrid doesn’t even start until 6:00 in the evening at the earliest, and it doesn’t wrap up until …

We hit a major milestone on stage eight of walking the Camino del Norte from Pobeña to Islares. Just as we reached our destination at a beachside campsite in Islares, we finished our 100th mile walked. But mile 99 might have been the hardest mile yet. Let’s dive in: The Day We Hit 100 Miles …

We gave ourselves a rest day on Day 9 of walking the Camino del Norte. Our bodies just needed it. We honestly thought we would go to the beach and splash around in the water, but we couldn’t be bothered to do anything but lounge around and drink sangria. That’s what you call a rest …

During my recent trip to Chiang Dao, “City of Stars,” I climbed 500 stairs every morning to reach a mountaintop Temple in a remote reach of Northern Thailand. As I loped up the wide, meandering stairs lined with motivational messages on either side, I recalled a set of stairs in another remote part of the …

I didn’t think that learning to ride a bike again would ever be an option for me. I mean, How is it possible that, at the age of 37, I didn’t know how to ride a bike in the first place? I’ll get right to it: I grew up cross-eyed. Yep, until I was 16 …

This self-guided walking tour of Budapest was designed by my partner. I walked in his footsteps just months after he died. It’s a beautiful tour and I highly recommend walking in his footsteps as I did. When Jeff was 39, he took a trip with his family to Europe. It would turn out to be …