Five of the Flashiest Hotels in Ft. Lauderdale

As Catharine O’Neal points out at, Fort Lauderdale as outgrown its roots as a party town into a flourishing city full of sophisticated neighborhoods and flashy resorts. Here are a few Ft. Lauderdale hotels you might want to stay if you’ve got a flair for the dramatics: Lago Mar…

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An Ice Cold Adventure in Bolivia

Snowy landscape at Parque Eduardo Alvaroa

Last week, while I was shivering my toes off sightseeing in a slightly snowy Brussels, I spotted the awesome new Ice Cold Adventures campaign from outdoor clothing brand Berghuas. They’re publishing a list of their top five ice cold adventures over the next couple of weeks – like Helvellyn in the Lake…

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Exploring the Real Netherlands: Utrecht

Utrecht mural

The first two times I visited The Netherlands, I only visited Amsterdam. I fell in love with the city, the food, and the Dutch people, and that love drew me back to the country a third time. But on this trip, I wanted to get away from the capital, with it’s…

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Review: Outdoor Winter Wear from Trespass


Packing light for hot countries and summer holidays is a piece of cake; clothes are smaller and lighter, and it’s easy to pick up fairly decent quality stuff quite cheaply. Less so with packing for cold weather. Winter clothes tend to be thicker, which means they’re also bulkier and heavier, meaning you…

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