Hit the Road
If you think you’re a seasoned traveler, consider the itineraries of adventure-seeker Brad Grant of Del Mar and globetrotter and author Patricia Schultz.
When you’re on the loose in the Big Apple for 72 hours, you need a plan but with flexibility.
The sign says there are 400 steps to the top of Moro Rock in Sequoia National Park, but I quit counting after 50. I want to concentrate more on the spectacular view that is expanding as I climb higher and higher. It’s also an excuse to stop for a few seconds to let the oxygen […]
Once again, it’s time for a roundup of great gadgets for gadabouts.
When our Navitat Canopy Adventure began at about 11 a.m. on a June day, the sky was clear, the sun was warm and the air was still. A perfect day for ziplining high above lands bordering the Angeles National Forest near Wrightwood.
We are 300 feet below the earth’s surface in Sequoia National Park’s Crystal Cave, aptly named for its magnificent, shining stalactites and stalagmites that surround us. Suddenly, the few lights mounted on the walls go out and we stand in blackness. Our group of eight does a collective, controlled gasp.
The fear of being unemployed and mounting debt are strong motivators, which is why Gretchen Berg found herself in a small town in Iraqi Kurdistan teaching young adults English.Not exactly the path that the 39-year-old copy writer and fashion maven had envisioned, especially since she’d already dismissed a teaching career. But in 2009, financial desperation […]
It’s the first week of June, but sizable patches of snow linger on the trail to Crystal Lake, 9,000 feet in the mountains near the town of Mammoth Lakes.
From our perch on the metal-grated stairway, we can see the five stories of tiny, two-man cells — row upon row of metal bars stretching the length of the enormous East Wing.
Royalty, celebrities, power brokers, heads of state and ghosts.