travel

A few years ago, while on a cruise, my family decided to go cave tubing. For those of you who don’t know what that is, you basically float around on an inner tube downriver. The river just so happens to run through some pretty cool looking caverns on your way downstream. It’s actually quite relaxing, […] Read more…

What is a Dark-Sky Reserve I had never heard of a Dark-Sky Reserve until a couple days ago. A Dark-Sky Reserve is a protected, designated area with limited to no light pollution.¬†They are areas dedicated to scientific study, educational awareness, and public enjoyment. If you’re into stargazing and astronomy, it’s the perfect place to get […] Read more…

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, is an amazing phenomenon! The closer you get to Earth’s northern pole, the greater your chances of seeing the Northern Lights. True, there are other countries (Canada, Norway, Denmark, etc.) where you get the greatest amount of aurora. However, there are several places within the United […] Read more…

Winter has hit, and there’s nothing worse than getting stuck in the snow and ice when you’re on a back road or outside of civilization. Winter may not be such a big deal to some of the southern states, but if you live some place where snow and ice are a fact of life, then […] Read more…