The Steepest Street in the World

Defying the laws of nature and physics, cities around the world are built on mountains and hills, and their streets can often be quite steep. The American city of San … Continue reading The Steepest Street in the World

Why is This Car Covered in Treefrogs?

Sometimes, animals appear in the most unexpected places. One night while camping in Australia’s Northern Territory, I got out of my tent to get something from my car. When I … Continue reading Why is This Car Covered in Treefrogs?

This Puppy Will Literally Cure Your Depression – The World’s Cutest Puppy

Say hello to Pixel, the toy poodle, the cutest puppy in the world. He is the ultimate eyebleach and will melt away your sadness! Follow his journey from tiny puppy … Continue reading This Puppy Will Literally Cure Your Depression – The World’s Cutest Puppy

1 Hour of Pirate Music and Sea Shanties

What would Tidewater Teddy be without pirate music and sea shanties? I complied these songs for you to listen to when you’re in an adventurous mood. Now, imagine yourself sailing … Continue reading 1 Hour of Pirate Music and Sea Shanties

Why You Should Visit Iceland in the Winter

Iceland. Sounds like a terrible place to visit in winter. I mean, who wants to go to a frozen island in the middle of January? For many world travelers, winter … Continue reading Why You Should Visit Iceland in the Winter

Alone in a Creepy, Flooded Cave – Tales with Tidewater Teddy

Back in March 2014, I embarked on my scariest adventure yet. On my way home from Australia, I flew into New Zealand for a few days, but I didn’t do … Continue reading Alone in a Creepy, Flooded Cave – Tales with Tidewater Teddy

Exploring a Rainforest in Washington, DC

Did you know that you can explore a humid, tropical rainforest right outside the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC? Filled with fountains and waterfalls, this mystical place contains plants … Continue reading Exploring a Rainforest in Washington, DC

Sea Lions at Los Isolotes, Isla Espíritu Santo

Watch these playful California sea lions swim among huge schools of sardines at Los Isoltes, a small island just north of Isla Espíritu Santo in the Sea of Cortez. Isla … Continue reading Sea Lions at Los Isolotes, Isla Espíritu Santo

Driving a Big Rig Nonstop Across the US – Tales with Tidewater Teddy

For a brief period in early 2022, my wife and I were over-the-road truck drivers. Specifically, we were team truckers. Team truckers are basically tag-team drivers, who drive in shifts, … Continue reading Driving a Big Rig Nonstop Across the US – Tales with Tidewater Teddy

Why Scuba Divers Should NOT Hold Their Breath

When swimming underwater, we are accustomed to holding our breath. I mean, we’ll drown, if we don’t, so breath-holding is critical to our survival in the water. But, the moment … Continue reading Why Scuba Divers Should NOT Hold Their Breath

How a Florida Man Became Immune to Snake Venom

Throughout history, snakes have been feared and revered. From the cunning serpent in the Bible to the sacred nagas of Hinduism, humans have developed strong beliefs about snakes, and that’s … Continue reading How a Florida Man Became Immune to Snake Venom