Why Chacos Are The Best Adventure Shoes

There are affiliate links in here.   I've been thinking about writing this for a while, and finally decided today's the day.  I've said it before.  I'll say it again.  I love my Chacos.  They are literally the best and I wear them all the time, like all the time.  (Update 12/20: It's winter in Wisconsin and…

Not-So-Typical Travel Gift Guide

There are affiliate links in here.   I know, I know.  It's not even Halloween yet.  But, that just gives you plenty of time to get some of these awesome gifts for your loved ones before the holiday rush begins!  I decided to do a not-so-typical travel gift guide because I'm sick of seeing the…

15 Things I’ve Learned From Driving Across The US Seven Times

There are affiliate links in here.   After my first road trip to the Southwest US, I've picked up the hobby of driving thousands of miles at a time.  As of now, I've driven across the US seven times in various directions and taken who knows how many smaller trips around wherever I've been living.  I've…

Why Skillshare Is The Best

There are affiliate links in here.     After seeing Skillshare pop up on a few blogs I love, I decided to give it a shot.  I always like learning new things and figured this was the perfect chance.  It is a website with over 17,000 classes so you can learn anything from SEO to macrame…

How I Found My Favorite Book

I lugged this brick of a book around with me for a whole month.  30 whole days with Shantaram either in my hand or my backpack.  Over 900 pages became part of my backpack that day when I picked it up in Taiwan. I was in the homestretch of a backpacking trip and on my…

Things To Consider In A Seasonal Job

How to find a seasonal national park job Why you should work seasonally at least once What to pack for a national park job Now that you know why you should work seasonally and how to find the job you want, I'm going to tell you the things I think you should ask about that…

How To Find A Seasonal National Park Job

Why you should work seasonally at least once Things to consider in a national park job What to pack for a national park job Last year I got into working seasonally around the US in, or near, national parks.  I didn't even know it was a thing until someone I used to work with went…

Why You Should Work Seasonally At Least Once

How to find a seasonal national park job Things to consider in a national park job What to pack for a national park job After my first summer working in Utah I decided working seasonally is something everyone should do at least once.  It's not for everyone, but there's only one way to find out.…

Wildlife Of the Wild West

I've seen so much different wildlife over the last year, it's crazy.  Anything from bears to rattlesnakes and moose to prairie dogs.  Today I'm here to share these fun pictures with you.  They were all taken out west in the US, probably in Utah, Wyoming, or South Dakota.  Most of them have been thrown into…