Category | Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels

Active Travels: Salt Lake City’s Urban Renewal

Posted on 18 November 2014

By Steve Jermanok Not unlike many cities in North America, the wide streets of downtown Salt Lake City were practically deserted once the business day ended. Workers might stay late… Continue reading »

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Active Travels: What Sports Gear is Worth the Baggage Check Price?

Posted on 11 November 2014

By Steve Jermanok With the cost of luggage on airlines forever on the upswing, it’s a good time to reconsider whether you want to bring those cherished clubs on your… Continue reading »

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Active Travels: A Perfect Day in Lausanne

Posted on 04 November 2014

By Steve Jermanok From the shores of Lake Geneva, or Lac Léman as the Swiss call it, to the forest and duck pond of Lac de Sauvabelin, the city of… Continue reading »

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Active Travels: Hiking in the Swiss Alps from Leysin to Berneuse

Posted on 28 October 2014

By Steve Jermanok Come winter, Montreux serves as a base for skiers who want the cosmopolitan feel of a city after spending a day on the slopes. It’s only an… Continue reading »

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Active Travels: Scuba Diving in the Turks & Caicos

Posted on 20 October 2014

By Steve Jermanok The Turks & Caicos are an archipelago of eight islands and forty relatively flat limestone and coral cays, some of which are little more than dusty specks… Continue reading »

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Active Travels: 10 Best Train Trips for Families

Posted on 14 October 2014

  By Steve Jermanok Parents of teenagers know it’s never an easy feat to wake them up before 8 am while on vacation. Now imagine getting them to board the… Continue reading »

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Active Travels: Biking the Confederation Trail, P.E.I.

Posted on 06 October 2014

By Steve Jermanok Biking slightly uphill outside of Hunter’s River, horse farms replace dairy farms and the velvety green pasture flourishes. Purple lupines line the trail to add their color… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Sea Kayaking the Bay of Fundy

Posted on 29 September 2014

On my last day in New Brunswick, I headed an hour drive southwest of Moncton to Fundy National Park. The Bay of Fundy is home to the highest recorded tides… Continue reading »

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Biking to 5 Lighthouses Outside Portland, Maine

Posted on 23 September 2014

I spent my 50th birthday on Saturday biking with my extended family of ten on a guided day ride on the outskirts of Portland. Led by Norman Patry, owner of… Continue reading »

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Steve Jermanok’s Active Travels: Adventures on Lake George

Posted on 16 September 2014

“Towards you, towards you, pull it towards you,” my father yells to my mom, referring to the tiller that sits on her lap. We’re aboard my dad’s 22-foot Catalina, sailing… Continue reading »

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