A Non-Hikers Drive Through Guide To Arches National Park

I know not everyone likes hiking.  I know not everyone has time to hike when they visit national parks.  So that's why I decided to share a non-hiking drive through guide to Arches, one of my favorite parks.  While most of this doesn't require hiking, there will be some hiking involved, but it's all under a…

Best Outdoor Adventures In Central America

There are affiliate links in here. Central America is an outdoor lovers paradise.  With everything from hiking to caves and flowing lava to flowing emerald water, Central America has it all.  No matter if you're a backpacker on a budget or a luxury traveler with money to burn, these are best adventures in Central America you…

Best Day Trips From Taipei

There are affiliate links in here. Taipei is in the perfect location.  It's centrally located in Northern Taiwan making it super easy to base yourself there to take day trips from Taipei to the surrounding cities and towns.  Whether you want to hike, visit a night market, wander through old street, or all three, there…

A Scenic Drive From Moab: What To Do On Potash Road

I drove past Potash Road so many times and had no idea what was down there.  Then I saw a picture of Corona Arch and found out that was down Potash road, but what else is there?  One evening after spending the afternoon in Arches, we decided to head down Potash Road just outside of Moab…

Super Ultimate Guide To Eau Claire, Wisconsin

I've never really written about Wisconsin before.  And by barely anything, I mean nothing.  I just checked.  I've included it in a few round-up type posts, but that's it.  So today I decided to write up a little super ultimate guide to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, my hometown. This is the place to find where to…

My Favorite Travel Planning Resources

There are affiliate links in here.   I've recently realized I've never really gotten into how I plan my trips, which I get really into, by the way.  Even if I am thinking about going somewhere, I will sit and plan it all out.  Just because.  Weird, right?  Does anyone else do that?  Anyone?  It can…

How To Make The Most Of A Trip To A National Park

It's no secret I love exploring the National Parks in the US.  I've learned a thing or two on those trips to know how to better use my time in the parks.  It can be a little overwhelming knowing how to utilize your time most effectively without being super stressed while fighting the tourist hoards.…

Super Ultimate Guide To Taiwan’s Night Markets

Yes, I hear you.  It's been a year and a half since you went to Taiwan!  What's with all the posts now?  Well, I've finally sat down to try and get some more helpful things about Taiwan out to you.  I've wanted to and now I finally am.  Keep an eye out for similar things…

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7 Reasons You Should Visit Taiwan

There are affiliate links in here.   It's no secret that I love Taiwan, or that I didn't love it at all the first two weeks I was there.  I spent a month making my way around the little island, spending most of the time in Taipei.  I ended up going back between Japan and the…

Road Trip Series: What To Bring

There are affiliate links in here.   Road trip series: Before you go Road trip series: Where to go Road trip series: On the road Now that you know what to figure out or talk about before you go, now let's talk about what you should bring with to have a successful road trip.  I may…

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Road Trip Series: Before You Go

  As of writing this, I've driven across the country, or halfway across the country, five times.  Yes, five. (Update, May 2018: I'm at nine now!)  The first was our Southwest road trip out to Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and back (I'm counting that as twice, each direction.)  Next was out to Utah for…