Articles Tagged ‘snow’

Postcard Perfect: Pulpit Rock, Norway

Postcard Perfect: Pulpit Rock, Norway September 26, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Though Norway may be better known for Vikings and salmon, Pulpit Rock is one of its most famous attractions. Located in western Norway, visitors must hike about two and a half miles, climbing about 1,982 feet along the way, to reach the gorgeous views afforded at the edge of this cliff. When the winter...

New Yorker Takes On Latest Snowpocalypse With Skis

New Yorker Takes On Latest Snowpocalypse With Skis January 18, 2011 | Active/Outdoors, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Few sights rival seeing New York City covered by a blanket of fresh white snow.  One of those things, however, is seeing New York City covered by a blanket of fresh white snow and seeing a New Yorker use Park Avenue like it’s Lake Placid.  As NYC was inundated with fresh powder, one lone daredevil...

Flaik Product Review: Tracking Your Every Move… in a Really Cool Way

Flaik Product Review: Tracking Your Every Move… in a Really Cool Way April 22, 2010 | Gear Guide | Read More
Most of you have probably never heard of Flaik. So I will answer your first, inevitable questions right now: 1. What in blazes does “Flaik” mean? I have no idea. 2. What on earth is it? The product itself is basically a knee-band that tracks your every move over the course of a day, collecting...

Snow Storm in Catalonia: Charming for Tourists, Hell for Locals

Snow Storm in Catalonia: Charming for Tourists, Hell for Locals March 11, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Heavy snow fell along the French-Spanish boarder in the Pyrenees Mountain range this week, leaving 6,000 travelers stranded, blocking around 40 roads, disrupting airplane schedules, and leaving 250,000 residents without power. In addition, the heavy snow forced officials to close the Spanish and French...

Winter in Yosemite: Why You Should Visit Off-Season

Winter in Yosemite: Why You Should Visit Off-Season December 24, 2009 | Offbeat, Yosemite | Read More
To most, Yosemite National Park is a summer destination… Hiking. Camping. Grassy meadows. Feathery waterfalls. And it’s really a pity, because there are so many reasons to visit Yosemite National Park in the winter. During the off-season in Yosemite, it’s not uncommon to have this beautiful...