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In celebration of my website’s 20th anniversary and my 50th lap around the sun, I’ve written an extra-special story about how I live a life worth living, including making memorable moments and how friends shed new light on life.
A heart-warming story about how our true friends never leave us even when they take that last great adventure into the sky.
Rachel Hugens, world traveler by bicycle, shares the biggest lesson she learned after 25 years on and off the road. Avid traveler or armchair traveler, this will change your life, too!
Words like adventure, hero and epic have become cliches that have lost their meaning. So unfortunately we can’t say: “I’m a a hero going on an epic adventure,” and be meaningful. So, what exactly is an adventure? And how do we make every day an adventure?
And 3 strategies to achieve the impossible Editor’s Note: I’ve been following Rachel’s adventures for a while, and I can say I’ve been jealous and inspired more than once, especially with her recent bike ride across Mongolia. We’re honored to have her as a guest, and she reminds us that despite the obstacles that “the
Is it true that the only people who achieve great things are the ones who take risks and reach for the impossible. Is that what it means to be a hero?
I had the honor to speak to the inmates of Wisconsin’s medium security prison, Fox Lake Correctional Institute. It was one of my more challenging presentations.
This summer I did a mini bicycle trip from coast to coast in Wisconsin, which means from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan. With more than 15,000 lakes, it’s an interesting fact that Wisconsin’s has more coastline than most states.
Top 10 reasons bicycling is bad for the environment Food for thought about the consequences of our every-day actions. Note: Don’t get me wrong, I’m not advocating anyone give up riding their bicycles. If anything, I’m making a point that humanity, especially the United States, has built an unsustainable infrastructure that is inherently unfriendly to
Here’s a little story from Peter Gostelow, a friend cycling Africa that recently had a misadventure with a machete.
Introducing the Eco-Footprint Label, a nutrition label for the planet. Helping make environmentally-conscious decisions by informing shoppers of the “ingredients” in their packaging and costs of shipping.
The Yucatán Peninsula is more than a vacation destination. Discover the remains of one of the greatest cultures on Earth — the Mayans. It is a land rich in culture and interest and pyramids that rival Egypt.