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Category: Real News & Views


Aging as a State of Mind

Last year, when I traveled to Kentucky, I decided I was finally going to let go of my fear of heights. Since childhood, I’d been...

Raise a Glass to RFT’s New Beer Editor

RFT’s first-ever Beer Editor is no half-pint. With craft and artisan beers and ales exploding in popularity and new breweries...

Tilley Airflow Hat horse riding Florida

Tale of My Long Lost Tilley

It's heartbreaking to lose an old and trusted friend. I learned that when I lost my favorite Tilley Endurables hat.

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Resolutions for Foodies

With the New Year, you’re probably thinking about resolutions. You know, those annual “exercise more, lose weight, find a new job, be...

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Air Travel: Begging for an Inch

I saw him as I moved down the airplane’s aisle – a behemoth of a man, towering a foot taller and much broader than anyone else, and...

ATVing Kentucky

Kentucky Off-Roading: The Road to Understanding

The banjo theme song to “Deliverance” keeps playing in my head.   That’s because I’m surrounded by a dozen or so hefty men in...

White Water Dreams, Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia

In my last column, I talked about facing my fears, especially my life-long fear of heights. I ended that essay with a bit of bravado:...

Facing Fears, Expanding Horizons

RFT Editor Bobbie Hasselbring faces some big fears and comes out changed.

Wine and Ski Experts Join RFT as Editors

In an effort to continually improve our offerings to our readers, RFT Editor-in-Chief announced that has added two new...

RealFoodTraveler Editor-in-Chief Earns First-ever Canadian Culinary Journalism Award

Veteran food and travel writer and editor-in-chief of, Bobbie Hasselbring, has earned the top spot in Canada’s first...