The mountain biking masses have Utah on their radar

Trails for all tastes and skill levels in this gorgeous mecca of the sport

The mountain biking masses have Utah on their radarLike most mountain-biking mishaps, it wasn't an epic, high-speed, cartwheeling crash for the ages. It seemed to happen in slow-motion, actually. The gritty grains of hot desert sand entering my mouth like succulent steak, carefully chewed, as opposed to a fast-food burger, wolfed down with reckless abandon. Either way, it was humbling. And the end…

Fulfilling your Florida golf fantasy

The renovations at PGA Village and PGA National should please the most demanding player and the weekend hacker alike

Fulfilling your Florida golf fantasyPeople travelling south in the winter are always intent of getting plenty of sunshine and sand. Two of Florida’s premier golf facilities are just the ticket. At Port St. Lucie’s renowned PGA Village and at the iconic PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, designers have been hard at work giving golfers the…

Finding magical places on the long road from Alberta to Texas

Not having a definitive travel plan can pay off when you unexpectedly find the remarkable – amid the people and the landscape

Finding magical places on the long road from Alberta to TexasYou would not want to go on an RV trip with me. Plans are inevitably last minute and unpredictable. An innocuous road sign may result in a quick U-turn – and a two-day detour to places unknown. In early fall, we packed our modest motor home and slowly, circuitously ambled from Red Deer southward toward…

Take a gamble on Vegas

You can always find something to do that will fit your style and budget

Take a gamble on Vegas(Troy Media) Las Vegas, Nevada is a city with a reputation. You've probably heard it called "Sin City." You hear mottos like: "What ever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas ... " So is it a good place for tourists? It all depends on what you want, but there's something for almost everyone. It all…