Roulette Hike Review – Thomas Cole Mountain

Hike Details Region: Catskills State Park, Upstate New YorkTrailhead: East Jewett, NY 12424Approximate Round Trip: 6 MilesApproximate Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft.Exertion Level: ModerateTechnical Level: EasyRecommended Footwear: Hiking BootsNo water sources after first 1/2 mile Hike Overview For a quick overview…

RHIP Sponsors Great White Shark Dive and More in South Africa

If you have been following along with Roulette Travel lately, you might know that RHIP Packs has been a proud sponsor of ours for a few months now. They have also stepped up to be a Gold Sponsor for my…

New Roulette Travel Sponsor: Sunglass Warehouse!

If you have been following along with Roulette Travel over the past few months, you know just how much of a struggle there has been to both find and keep a good pair of affordable sunglasses. It has started to…

Roulette Home Review: the Woodland Chalet in Asheville, North Carolina

During a recent trip to visit a college friend in Charlotte, North Carolina, we took a two hour drive out to the little town of Barnardsville to stay in a unique little chalet. This place was tucked away up a…

How to Avoid the Minimum Spend on Rewards Credit Cards

You often see those ads for '50,000 bonus points' on a credit card, only to find out that it comes with the caveat of spending upwards of $3,000 in the first few months of having the card. For some people,…

A Four Day Road Trip through Northern Spain

Prior to pulling out an atlas that had been collecting dust on my bookshelf, I had never even heard about Spain's Picos de Europa National Park.  Located just inland from Spain's northern coast, straddling the provinces of Cantabria and Asturias,…

Should You Be Worried About Black Bears when Hiking in New York?

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get when taking clients hiking in the Catskills is "will we see bears?!" And I usually give them the same answer - technically, we could, but statistically (for me at least),…

New Sponsorship Opportunity – Roulette Travel and Rachel Meets Planet Travel to South Africa

On July 28, 2019, Rachel Hale (an animal behaviorist and conversvationalist) and I will be meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, to begin a 2 week road trip ending in Cape Town. The mission of the trip is to engage with…

“Through the Looking Glass” Phone Pics

If you like these types of pictures, and are wondering how to take them, keep reading.  While driving through the Adirondack Mountains, I stumbled upon the field that you see in the first picture.  I had recently bought one of…