Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, the Ideal Destination for Alaskan Adventure

Heli-skiing, fishing and kayaking, all by nearly never-ending daylight

During the peak of summer in Alaska, the sun never really sets. Our recent trip to the south-central part of the union’s largest state coincided with the summer solstice, a “night” that’s bright as day until well after midnight. Around 1AM the sun disappears beyond a range of mountains in the distance and for a few hours, broad daylight melts into a warm twilight glow. …

Exploring the World with Experiential Travel Agency Pelorus

From private adventures in remote locations to Antarctic yacht expeditions

Whether the destination is the Arctic Circle or Eritrea, the Amazon River or the Kamchatka Peninsula, London-based experiential travel agency Pelorus assembles spectacular adventures for their international roster of clients. They’ve divided their slate of services into three separate lines (private adventures, yacht expeditions and special projects), each of which is run by a team of specialists. This expertise does more than allow guests to …

Notes: Hiking The Catskills With Six-Year-Olds

From gear to snacks, a guide to getting kids into nature

Taking off my hiking boots and Smartwool socks, I step barefoot into the rushing water, telling my six-year-old son to climb up on my back. The river is cold and swift, and there’s simply no easy way to ford it. We are in a wild section of the Catskill mountains in upstate New York, and the only viable camping spot is on the other side …