Woods is in search of Canada’s Greatest Adventurer. Dave and I dreamed of living a life of adventure. Our eyes were glued each year to the Discovery Channel watching the Eco-Challenge and Iditarod races. Canada’s Greatest Adventurer We wanted to be like the adventurers we saw on TV, but we had no idea how to make that happen. It was… Read More
The travel blog of theplanetd. An Adventure Travel blog for couples featuring advice, tips, inspiration and photos for couples seeking vacation destinations around the world.
The Rio Olympics are getting some bad press due to pollution, crime, corruption and doping. But we love Rio. And even though the games are facing an uphill battle, they are still going ahead. We hope they get their act together because Dave and I really enjoyed our time in Rio. We felt safe and found the people to be wonderful! While… Read More
Dave and I tried foraging for our food once. It was a morning spent searching for mushrooms in Spain with Michelin Star Chef, Francesc Rovira. These mushrooms were going to be used as the main ingredient for our lunch. After a quick lesson of showing us which mushrooms were good, which were poisonous, and which were just plain terrible we… Read More
Since I first began traveling and writing on my blog Active Planet Travels back in 2011, I’ve had the opportunity to see some of the most unique places anyone could ever think of and I’ve experienced some the most remarkable adventures around the world. Top 8 Adventures Around the World Since then, I’ve not only gained knowledge from personal experience… Read More
Over the past decade that I’ve been traveling the world and writing, I’ve come to understand better the words of a friend who once told me, “Traveling is like dating; it’s purpose is to show you what’s out there, what gives life to your soul and, eventually, where you’d like to plant your roots.” I was single at the time… Read More
It’s easy to take travel for granted in today’s world. Flights are simple, connectivity has never been better and information is readily at our fingertips. But it was the early explorers, the pioneers that opened up the world to travel. They are the originals, the people who stirred our imaginations and wanderlust. I admire their fearlessness and desire to explore… Read More