Meet the Travels & Outdoor Team: Birgit

Posted on Friday, May 10, 2013 by Travel_and_Outdoors

at the beach My name is Birgit and I am the newest member of the travel and outdoor team. I really enjoy working in a library, except that it means being inside a lot. Therefore I try to spend as much of my free time as possible outdoors. Living in Northern California with its great climate, there are many opportunities to go hiking, skiing, sailing or just hanging . . . more »

Meet the Travel & Outdoors Team: Tracy

Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2013 by Travel_and_Outdoors

My name is Tracy and I am one of the contributors to the Travel and Outdoors Blog. Traveling is something that I love to do; and it seems like I am on a plane or in the car every chance that I get. My style of travel is usually on a shoestring budget and that allows me the change to do and see more without . . . more »

Meet the Travel & Outdoors Team: Dawn

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2013 by Travel_and_Outdoors

Photo of Dawn My name is Dawn. I'm one of the four contributing members for our Travel & Outdoors team, with an emphasis on the outdoors. I enjoy a number of different sports. I like skiing, mountain biking, hiking, camping, and running. I tried snow boarding, but as someone who is balance-challenged I decided to stick with skiing. While we're fortunate to live within driving distance of great . . . more »

Meet the Travel & Outdoors Team: Elizabeth

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2013 by Travel_and_Outdoors

Blue Highways Favorite mountain biking quote: "The secret to mountain biking is pretty simple. The slower you go the more likely it is you'll crash." Julie Furtado Favorite outdoor quote: "I find that in contemplating the natural world my pleasure is greater if there are not too many others contemplating it with me, at the same time." Edward Abbey Favorite travel quote: “On the old highway maps . . . more »

Meet the Travel & Outdoors Team: Lora

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2013 by Travel_and_Outdoors

Photo of Queen Mary 2 My name is Lora and I’m one of the contributors to our Travel & Outdoors page. What I find exciting about traveling is visiting places I have never been to before. Traveling by ship and train is my favorite means of transportation. I have trained across the United States and have even taken the spectacular Queen Mary 2 for a transatlantic crossing. I enjoy the . . . more »

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