The fanny pack (crossbody bag) that you need for all your travels

Whether traveling across town or across the world, you need essentials on your person for the day or as long as you have the urge to explore. Athletic-minded traveler Jake has advice.

Why should you follow his advice? Because Jake has been traveling the world NON-STOP for the last 5 years. Okay, Jake, tell us what you have learned.

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New York with Kids – It's Way More Than Just New York City

We started planning our family New York trip only thinking about Manhattan.  Neither kid had yet traveled to the U.S.

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Red Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas: A Healthier "Sin City" Trip

Most Sin City travelers have little interest roaming off the Strip, and who can blame them?  Massive hotels, scream-worthy amusement rides, titillating shows/nightclubs and wallet-busting shopping make Las Vegas Blvd a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Outdoor Workout? Yes! Parcourse, fitness & obstacle courses & trails for travelers

At Athletic-Minded Traveler, we value “freebies” (Are you on our eNews list?) and that frugality extends to our workouts.  Outdoor fitness facilities are a budget-minded, active traveler’s best friend. To help those in our athletic-minded traveling community who prefer the outdoors, we have compiled a list of alternative venues to the traditional indoor gym.
 

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San Diego Airport was a Pioneer in offering Free WiFi

We read earlier this summer about a number of airports moving to free WiFi access for travelers, and it made us proud to remember that our hometown San Diego Airport was one of the first to "see the light" and make available wireless internet access in all terminals -- Commuter, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 -- FREE...GRATIS...COMPED...PRO BONO (pick your adjective). This was 7 years ago! 

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Holiday Gift Guide 2013 from Athletic-Minded Traveler

It's that time of year again, and we've rounded up gifts for everyone on the list. Athletic-Minded Travelers can go big, small or somewhere in between!

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Staying Active and Healthy in Taipei Taiwan

International travelers set for Taiwan’s capital city of Taipei usually arrive via Taoyuan International Airport which is located approximately 30 KM from the Eastern District of Taipei, considered the business, arts, financial and cultural center of Taiwan. This eastern area is mostly made up of three sub- districts: Daan, Xinyi, and Songshan and represents the center of commercial life in Taipei. The area is flush with shops, restaurants, art galleries, museums and offices.

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2011 Holiday Gift Guide from Athletic-Minded Traveler

Hooray for our FOURTH annual gift guide! And whether you're miserly or magnanimous, we have something for your budget.  And just as a reminder, we are not compensated nor rewarded for any of our picks. View our past lists for more ideas.

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Have Mat. Will travel. Yoga away from home made easy.

 

 

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Fat and UN-happy. No more.

**Ediitor's Note: Some changes were made in 2024.

Brad Heutmaker contributed this Blog. He knows travel! In only 7 months this year he has qualified for Platinum with US Airways and is Gold Elite with Marriott. You can follow Brad on X @bradheutmaker.

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