Two Weeks in New Zealand: A (mostly) Complete Itinerary

Looking to spend two weeks in New Zealand? I’ve got a fantastic itinerary for you that will cover the North Island and the South Island – but, don’t expect to sit around doing nothing. You’ll have to work for it! I … Continued

Group Travel Tips: How to Travel with a Group – and Still Stay Friends

Traveling alone is cool in its own way, but so is group travel! However, traveling with friends can be difficult and can even lead to rifts in those friendships that could otherwise be avoided. Don’t fall victim – here are … Continued

Dehydrating Food for Backpacking: The Good Parts, and the Not-So-Good Parts

I’ve recently started dehydrating food for backpacking, and I absolutely prefer it over store bought meals. However, if you’re considering dehydrating food for backpacking, make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into! There are a lot of things to … Continued

How to Train for your First Ragnar in 11 steps

There are two types of Ragnar races. One is a through road relay race, where you get a team and some vans to follow and you relay race from one place to another. For example, there’s one that goes from Long Beach to San Diego. You’ll see these painted white vans chasing after people in costume as they run along.

The other type of Ragnar is like the one I just did in Snowmass. Instead of going from one place to the next, you camp out and do trail loops that all start and end at the same relay station.

The 12 Biggest Lessons I learned From 12 Months of Adventures

I had a pretty good 2015, overall. There were ups, there were downs, but I definitely made the most of it! What’s important is that in each adventure, you learn something. I think in life we should continually be trying to learn everything we can – about ourselves, others, the world, life – all of it! Here are the 12 biggest lessons I learned in 12 months of adventuring.

How I found myself by moving across the country…three times…

I think everyone should live somewhere else at least once in their life. There’s risk involved, and it’s not an easy thing to do – to pick up the life you know and start from scratch somewhere else. But, you … Continued

Everest Base Camp: Things I Will Never Again Take For Granted

Well, I’m not quite sure how, but somehow we are alive and well(-ish) after our trip to Everest Base Camp – a huge thank you to our guide, Gyanu, for helping us make it! We had all prepared ourselves for a … Continued

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