This is without a doubt the best iPhone app I have ever used built.  Did I say “best” app?  I meant “only.”  mPassport Paris is the first in a series of downloadable destination-based versions of HTH Worldwide’s mobile web tools.  The app features detailed profiles of nearly 100 carefully selected, English-speaking, Paris-based physicians and dentists as well as an appointment…

Our first traveling responsibly post offered some tips on how to safely share the road with riders . This video from YouTube offers another valuable reminder: we don’t always see what’s in front of us because we only see what we are looking for. If you are driving down the road looking for a street sign, you might not see the…

Either Fitbit has a runaway hit on their hands, or they have run into production problems.  With no updates on their blog since September, we are left wondering why the shipping date for new orders keeps slipping.  Last week their site had mid-December as the ship date for new orders; today it says January 31st.  I am afraid that without…

When the news broke that 2,500 schools in Iraq have been closed in response to H1N1 outbreaks, we couldn’t help thinking how susceptible we all are to headlines, sound bites and video clips. As H1N1  washes over the northern hemisphere, we have some friendly advice: Instead of just tuning into the news, tune into the facts via the resources that…

Though disturbing, Wednesday’s incident involving the Northwest Airlines flight that flew past its destination of Minneapolis, is not shocking.  Passengers often wonder how pilots stay awake during their long flights and what kind of standards and regulations are enforced to make sure that they are getting the sleep required to fly safely.  This past summer, USA Today reported that the…

In our first post, we discussed the plans you  need to make and items that you need to bring  in order to get the most out of your adventure trip.  In addition to having the right clothing and equipment, it is equally necessary to be physically prepared for your adventure.  Training for an active vacation is similar to training for…

Maybe your seasonal allergies are affecting you differently than they did last fall; maybe you've been sprayed with H1N1 via the coughs and sneezes of a germ-spreading co-worker; or maybe, you just don't feel well.  In an effort to help those who are concerned that they may be infected with H1N1, the Department of Health and Human Services has added…

Active travel comes in many forms: biking through Italy's wine country, white water rafting in Costa Rica, hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro and everything in between.  Despite the variation in intensity, these trips share a common bond. Whether you're a novice or a virtual pro, you must adequately prepare for your adventure vacation or it's likely to take its toll on both…

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