Five Ways To Keep Fit and Active When Traveling

Five Ways To Stay Fit & Active When Traveling 1. Use Body Weight and/or Tabata Interval Training Schedules With No Equipment Empty #Pilates #reformer studio – looks a little like something out of #hellraiser A photo posted by North and South Nomads (@northandsouthnomads) on Mar 3, 2014 at 8:33am PST One of the best ways […]

Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta

Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta This time, my lack of adventurousness is pretty lame-o. For our Grand Canyon visit, I’d torn my hamstring so we had to take it easy. That’s fair enough.  Torn hamstrings are pretty serious things. During our visit to Lake Agnes, it was a bizarre inner ear thing that afflicted me. For our […]

Grand Canyon National Park Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park Arizona Donkey rides on the valley floor, white water rafting, abseiling  – there are many adventurous things you can do in the Grand Canyon. And trust me, I wanted to do all of these things. Sometimes, life gets in the way of the best laid travel plans. Shortly before we left […]

Natural Bridges Vallecito California

One day I’ll write a post about the places you never need to visit in America. There’s far too many “10 places you need to visit” listicles already, but no one ever looks at the unpleasant side of travel. No one warns you about the places you don’t want to visit. Delhi will be pretty high on […]

Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Texas

  We saw a heart-warming display of  human kindness and empathy in Palo Duro Canyon in Texas. With over 30 miles of hiking, biking, and horse tracks to choose from, on this occasion we hiked the Lighthouse Trail. It’s a two hour, one way, moderate hike. The website comes with the ominous warning for this hike: […]

Red Rock Canyon in Nevada

“We spend an awful lot of time on our holidays looking at rocks.” A recent observation I made to North Nomad as we drove through Nevada on our way to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada. Though, the rocks we’d seen were pretty spectacular – the massive caves at Kentucky, the hoodoos in New Mexico […]

Arches National Park – Utah, America

Our introduction to Utah was odd. I don’t know why I’m surprised by oddity in stinking hot, remote locations anymore. It’s more normal than “normal”. On this occasion, we stopped at a gas station that looked like it was straight out of From Dusk Til Dawn. Their power was out. We didn’t have any cash, […]

On the road again – Toronto to California to the Rockies

  Our last trip to the States was disastrous. Fun, but still disastrous. My handbag was stolen in Las Vegas. This was not just a mild inconvenience. It’s a huge inconvenience, worry, panic and money-suck when that handbag contains: yours and your husbands passports; your work visa for the country you live in; your house keys […]

Top Five Bucket List Destinations

When you’ve visited Bora Bora, you get to wondering if that’s the bucket list completely done. I know there are other people who would put historical European castle tours and wonders of the world like the Egyptian pyramids at the top of their bucket list, but my perfect holidays include warm water, tropical islands, swimming […]