Harry Sowers is a crazy dude, but crazy in a gentle, friendly, warm, yet slightly off-putting way. He runs a tiny flight school and air tour service on a tiny airstrip in Hocking Hills, Ohio. He took me and few friends up, did a few flips and tricks, nearly caused a Canadian journalist in one … Continue reading Take Flying Lessons in Hocking Hills, OH
This is what it’s like to take off in a hot air balloon! It’s so awesome, guys! No stomach lurching feeling either, just pure peace.
You can explore the forest on foot. You can also do it while soaring through the canopy of the forest. Travelers visit places like Costa Rica, the reported birthplace of the canopy tour/zip line, to do just that. But they don’t often visit southeastern Ohio for the activity. But they should. On a recent trip … Continue reading Zip Lining in Ohio: the way to see the Hocking Hills
It’s too early for me to be awake. I was watching my nephew shoot off bottle rockets next to a raging bonfire in BackWoods, USA last night (Greensboro, Pennsylvania). To nobody’s surprise, that lasted all night. But I’m up and I’m happy it’s July 4th. I’m in Morgantown, West Virginia for it, getting ready to … Continue reading 13 Summer Travel Ideas: USA
To be honest, I can’t remember the design of the lunchbox I carried to school when I was a kid. I remember Little Debbie Cakes, I remember PB&J, but I can’t tell you if there were Barbies or Trolls on the front of my lunchbox. And really, it doesn’t matter. All that matters is that … Continue reading The Most Eccentric Cafe in Ohio: Etta’s Lunchbox Cafe
For every shitty thing Ohio has to offer the world (I can say this because I grew up there); Old Man’s Cave is certainly one of Ohio’s redeeming places. Growing up; I went there often. It’s outside of Logan, Ohio…in Hocking Hills. It’s not exactly the kind of place you would just stop into-you’ve gotta … Continue reading Old Man’s Cave
Hurtling through the dense rainforest canopy at 40mph, the ground far away and nearly invisible through the dense foliage, I couldn’t just NOT take a video, could I? It was INTENSE. I’m going back, I promise. I had already done it once before in Ohio, and it was equally awesome, but still, you know, the … Continue reading Costa Rica Zip Line Canopy Tour VIDEOS!