15 Things I’ve Learned From Visiting 15 Countries

There are affiliate links in here. Last year I wrote a post about 15 things I've learned from driving across the US seven times.  I thought it would be fun to share some things I've learned from visiting 15 countries around the world.  Some of these things are practical.  Some are glaringly obvious things I…

Should You Take A Winter Road Trip? Yes. Yes, You Should.

This winter I've been on a bit of an extended road trip.  After spending the Holidays in Wisconsin, I've been exploring southern Utah for a little over a month.  Three weeks were spent in La Verkin, near Zion National Park and we stopped at the Badlands on our way out.  As I write this I'm…

Is It Worth Going To Grand Teton National Park In The Winter?

There are affiliate links in here.   Yes!  100% worth it.  There you go.  That's all.  I kid.  I'll break it down for you a bit more than that.  Short answer: yes.  Long answer: yes, but there are some things to consider before you take the (polar) plunge to visit Grand Teton National Park in the winter. …

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Why Central America Is Perfect For Your First Solo Trip

When you think of going on your first solo trip, you probably think of South East Asia because that's where like, everyone goes.  I think I briefly thought of going there but decided against it for that reason.  Then I found Central America.  I'm not saying it's off the beaten path or anything, there were…