Skiing In Iowa USA: A Guide To Iowa Ski Resorts

One thing that surprised me the most when I moved to Iowa, was that there was actually a ski resort! I’m sure I’m not the only one that would assume that Iowa equalled flat and all corn fields…how wrong was I!  Skiing in Iowa is most definitely a thing!

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10 Things to do in Mayrhofen, Austria in the Summer

Mayrhofen is a small village located in the Zillertal Valley in the Tirol region of Austria.  Innsbruck is the closest major airport with a 1hr30 transfer or it can be reached by train, changing at Jenbach (with links to other places such as Salzburg and Munich). To be honest, Mayrhofen attracts a slightly older crowd that are mainly into hiking, but there is SO much more to the region than just hiking trails.  Here are my top 10 things to do in Mayrhofen in summer!

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Bobsleigh Experience at the Sigulda Bobsleigh Track in Latvia!

For AGES, the adrenaline activity that was right at the top of my bucket list was to be a passenger in a bobsleigh.  I love the Cool Runnings Disney film, I visited the Whistler (Canada) track in the summer, and I watch the Bobsleigh World Cup every winter.  In 2013 I finally ticked it off the bucket list and it didn’t disappoint, I was like a kid at Christmas!  I even kissed my hard boiled egg at breakfast, just like Sanka in Cool Runnings!  Here’s a look at my Latvia bobsleigh experience!

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