Is River Rafting Safe for People of all Abilities?

November 11th, 2017

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Anyone can go river rafting! Why accessibility is key in any sport. Being a river guide is more than just hitting big waves, it’s about showing anyone and everyone the joy of being in a raft. With patience and a desire to teach, the sport can be accessible to all ages and abilities. A little … Continued

One of my favorite family vacations as a kid was my first time out of the U.S.  – a trip to Toronto.  It was also one of the first trips that I helped my parents plan, weighing in on what to see and do.  I’ll never forget crossing the border under the Maple Leaf flag, … Continued

Don Mankin was hosted by AmaWaterways on a 7-day, wine-themed cruise down the Rhone River in France, all opinions are his own.Wine, Wine and More Wine One of the main attractions of this AmaWaterways trip was the wine-tastings, pairings, and seminars led by Freddy Arredondo, winemaker and co-owner of Cave B Estate Winery in Eastern Washington. A … Continued

Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback granted me permission to share his moving and meaningful #MeToo sermon from Friday, October 20, 2017 at Stephen Wise Temple in Los Angeles, California: “This is the line of Noah: Noah was a righteous man; he was blameless in his age; Noah walked with God.” It was good that Noah walked with … Continued

Island Escape the perfect remedy for recharging your Soul Hard to believe we are already into the fall swing of things. Now is a good time to recharge with a mini Canadian Island escape to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Just a quick flight from Vancouver, BC or Seattle, WA. My fiancé and I … Continued

I really don’t like grocery shopping.  It’s probably because I don’t enjoy cooking.  However, one of my favorite things to do when traveling overseas is going to supermarkets. It all started when I lived in Japan as an undergrad.  My first excursion outside my host family’s house was to their local grocery store (a fraction … Continued

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Your smartphone has an amazing video camera, but just clicking record may not result in getting quality footage for your travel videos.  EpicMakers edit your footage and turn them into slick videos ready to share it with the world. While EpicMakers take care of editing your video, here are some quick tips to make shooting … Continued

“Look, Mama!  Shopkins Stonehenge!” I glance over at my 6-year old son who has taken all of his Shopkins and strategically placed them in a circle formation with Uno cards underneath to represent the cap stones. I’m filled with pride, a giggle and find myself a little misty-eyed at the sight. We had arrived home … Continued