The Best Things About Using a Travel Advisor
… I was wrong about never using an expert. And I am here to say “swallow your ego and get an aid”.
My Favorite Outdoor Gear – 2020
I like gear, clothes, things. I try hard to buy things that last a long time and that reduce my environmental impact. I like things that can take a beating and look good long term. Here is my favorite gear of this year! Outdoors Wantdo Packable Lightweight Coat I love the Wantdo jacket, I was…
Over Tourism in Wild Places
While we had started the day as one of maybe three or four boats in the canal system doing tours, numbers quickly increased about an hour and a half into the tour. Not only did the additional boats make the canal more crowded, but larger groups of snorkelers, with what seemed like less instruction, swarmed…
The drive to my parents’ home is far from a thrilling one. Three and a half hours one sits in one direction. About 230 miles. Northward we go. The car sits in cruise control at 80 mph and we listen to audio books or favorite road trip songs and we go. We travel along swaths…
Planning for the Unknown
… because in our world of instant gratification people don’t always understand that other parts of the world have more layers to their exploration.
Make Sure You’ve Got the Docs
Plan ahead with your visas and passports
Throw Back Thursday – Childhood Travel Lessons
All in all these things taught me to be better at travel in the big wide world.
Cheyenne Frontier Days – Adventure of the Week
A few weeks ago I got invited to join in on a work event to the Cheyenne Frontier Days. While I had my hesitations, as playing Wild West is not really my forte, it ended up being a great day out of the office. The Cheyenne Frontier Days are one of the longest running annual events…
Adventure of the Week – Casper, Wyoming
Casper, Wyoming is an intriguing Wyoming town. Wyoming as a whole can seem like a lot of nothing for endless miles, yet Casper offers a mid-state stopping point for road trippers and locals. As one of the biggest in the state, and the city boasts some impressive features for visitors. #northern bound #Wyoming #casper #roadtrip…
Arepa Barn – Gluten Free Heaven
note: this restaurant closed in 2018 It is rare in this part of the world to find a restaurant that is catered to a specific type of regional food. Though it is increasing and improving with Thai, Ethiopian, Moroccan, Mexican, Chinese, Korean etc. becoming more and more common in Colorado. However, an hour North, into…