Ironman Italy

Racing Ironman Italy

Julie Italy 8 Comments

Ironman Italy is destination racing at its finest. Swim in the Adriatic Sea, cycle past pink flamingoes and through Sangiovese vineyards, and then run through a charming coastal town. What a spectacular setting for a race! Add in its location near popular spots like Venice, San Marino, and Florence, and this makes a great destination to combine Ironman triathlon racing …

Tim Rivenbark Ironman

Racing Ironman Barcelona

Julie Spain 2 Comments

Tim and I have been competing in triathlon races for years. The farthest we ventured from home was Florida, competing in Ironman Florida in 2009 (Julie) and 2010 (Tim). Both of us have dreamed about racing in Europe. But it seems so far to travel, just for a triathlon. In the summer of 2015, Tim expressed interest in racing Ironman Barcelona. …

Casa Batllo Gaudi

We’re in Barcelona!

Julie Spain 18 Comments

Hola!! Greetings from Barcelona! It’s been a very busy week for Tim and I. The two of us have been visiting sights around the city, taking day trips into other parts of Spain, and sampling as many tapas as possible. This leads us to the end of our trip, Ironman Barcelona, less than 24 hours away. Here is how we …

Eagleman

IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman: A Guide for Triathletes

Julie United States 14 Comments

IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman is a big race for a small town. This half Ironman distance race is one of the longest running Ironman sanctioned 70.3 events, with triathletes competing since 1996. This is a race that draws competitors from not just across the USA but from around the world. In 2016, athletes from 45 states and 53 countries were present. Not …

Ten Interesting facts about Taiwan

Ten Interesting Facts About Taiwan You Probably Didn’t Know

Julie Taiwan 14 Comments

One year ago I knew very little about Taiwan. It wasn’t even on our radar as a destination for our journey around the globe. While browsing through hotels on Trip Advisor, tourism advertisements and facts about Taiwan kept popping up. After the tenth advertisement, Taiwan captured my attention and I took my first look at the Taiwan tourism website. Immediately, …