Add some glamor to your camping by glamping—an up-and-coming camping trend that adds some flair and extravagance to setting up camp in the great outdoors. Glamping is “roughing it” without the rough edges, adding creature comforts and retro charms to your camping experience. Glampers often camp out in 1940s to 1970s-era vintage trailers and teardrop campers, though some are known to erect large te
By Joe Kukura on Feb 23, 2015
The usually rare bald eagle sighting is actually a frequent feature of winter hikes in scenic Lake County, California. On wilderness trails about 100 miles north of San Francisco, in the northern part of what is popularly called wine country, bald eagles are often seen roosting, nesting and soaring majestically in the skies. Winter months are the peak season for seeing bald eagles, though Lake Cou
By Joe Kukura on Feb 05, 2015
Decadent indulgences like wine and chocolate are even more divine when they benefit a good cause. That’s the idea behind a long-running charity event in northern California’s Lake County called Wine & Chocolate … and More, a premium wine-tasting event combining barrels of wine country’s top vintages with gourmet chocolates and other foodie favorites. The ninth annual Wine & Chocolate … and More fe
By Joe Kukura on Jan 30, 2015
California’s iconic Disneyland amusement park is getting ready for its Diamond anniversary. That means the park has been in operation for 60 years. Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, meaning the park is closing in on a century of amusement. The festivities for the Diamond celebration are starting a bit earlier than the actual anniversary date, instead beginning on May 22 this year. Th
By Barry Eitel on Jan 29, 2015
This is something Capetonians have known forever, but it's now official. According to National Geographic, Cape Town's beaches are among the best in the world and only come second to those in the Spanish city of Barcelona. The international magazine has just published its Top 10 list of beach cities, putting Barcelona with its "eight white sand beaches that rim its Mediterranean coastline" at nume
By Anne Sewell on Jan 29, 2015
Earlier this month, Allvoices reported on the Rickshaw Run, an adventure drive of a lifetime across India. A couple of guys who actually experienced such a fun and dangerous drive have now released a documentary, revealing their many adventures and sights along the way. Two friends, Ric Gazarian and Keith King, went on the Mumbai Xpress, a 12-day rickshaw rally from Mumbai to Chennai with many fas
By Anne Sewell on Jan 27, 2015
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