I'm a big fan of organized group tours. I do also enjoy visiting places on my own, especially countries with a minimal language barrier, but there's something to be said about paying a chunk of money and having no other responsibility except showing up on time. One area of the world where I don't feel … Continue reading Review: Trafalgar Best of Egypt tour (Part 1 of 2)
Of all the places in the world I've been to, Easter Island is arguably the most memorable. I went with Mrs. Lite Adventurer in October of 2016 and spent a full week there for our honeymoon. Yeah I know; it's a bit of an odd destination for a honeymoon, but we both wanted to see … Continue reading Lite Adventurer’s Guide to Easter Island. Part 1: Getting there and where to stay.
[Editor's note: this review was originally published on July 13, 2017. I added an update on September 18, 2017 -- it's in blue font at the very end of the post.] After 7+ years of regular wear, I recently had to retire my favorite travel t-shirt: a Columbia Omni Dry Mountain Tech shirt originally purchased … Continue reading Review: Columbia Tuk Mountain Shirt
Mrs. Lite Adventurer and I recently spent a week in Oregon, and the first major destination on the list was Crater Lake National Park. It's a huge volcano that caved in on itself after a massive eruption many millennia ago resulting in a beautiful sparkling blue lake within its crater. It's the only national park … Continue reading Review: The Cabins at Mazama Village; Crater Lake National Park