Treetop Zip-lining in Nicaragua

Human powered activities add life and excitement to a vacation. This is especially true of zip-lining! Although gravity does most of the work, this high-flying activity is far from restful. In fact, zip-lining is more like an amusement ride and is sure to put a smile on your face. On BikeHike’s Nicaragua adventure tour, Trish Sare (BikeHike’s founder and director) …

Best BikeHike Moments of Summer 2011 (Part 2)

Last week I listed three of the best BikeHike moments of the summer. I’ll continue this theme today with these recent gems. Interacting With The Maasai in Tanzania After we completed the epic trek to the Kilimanjaro summit, we returned to lower altitude regions of Tanzania. On the 13th day of our journey, we hopped on mountain bikes and headed …

Best BikeHike Moments of Summer 2011 (Part 1)

The summer of 2011 has been one for the ages. BikeHike Adventures has been hard at work soaking up every ounce of adventure the great outdoors is willing to offer up. We’ve been fortunate to meet so many groups of fun and friendly people over the past couple months. To reflect on this stellar summer, I thought I’d throw together …

10 Adventurers That Inspire Travel

As an adventure travel tour operator, we meet our fair share of adventurers. One thing we’ve come to realize is that anyone has the potential to become an adventurer! They come from all walks of life – different fitness levels, histories, educations, and worldviews. Two traits they do share, however, are curiosity and ambition. Here is an assorted list (in …

Yoga Stretches For Hikers

Last Friday I talked about the importance of stretching exercises for cyclists. The truth is that stretches should accompany almost any physical activity. Although clinical evidence linking stretching to injury prevention and increased performance is limited, most fitness professionals agree that it is important to do at least some stretching. Take a look at this video demonstrating yoga stretches that …