Category: Destinations

Are you a Good Listener? You Should Ask your Parents

They had 40+ years of experience with relationships, school, family, love, adversity, work, careers, conflict and LIFE and…a kid that really wasn’t interested.

Can Long-Distance Lulls Really Improve a Relationship?

You’re fluctuating between midnight “WTF-am-I-doing-with-my-life” panics and semi-sarcastic “Can-I-blog-for-a-living?” reflections over your morning tea. And sometimes, inevitably, you find yourself in an entirely different hemisphere than the one you love.

The Seven Things a Year of Adventuring does to your Relationship

We’ve traveled thousands of miles and hiked hundreds more. It’s been hot, cold, windy, wet, dry and everything in between. We’ve faced bears in the backcountry, lost trails, slept in rental cars and tented in downpours. We’ve missed flights, skipped meals and faced 20 hour travel days. Adventure has not always meant vacation.

A Message to Desk Dwellers: How to Live Comfortably in your Twenties

You’ve crunched the numbers. Living in vacationland is unstable, unsafe. The “25 places to go before you die” article doubles as the “25 most expensive places to live.” The cost of living in top vacation spots is gouging, sometimes 30% higher than the national average.

EXPLOregon: How a weekend in the Pacific Northwest gave me an Identity Crisis

The magic of the Journey isn’t the only reason we travel. We travel because we’re antsy, anxious, restless. It’s not just a thrill but an obligation to go find something different, somewhere more grand, a new landscape with new meaning, more depth.

A Traveler’s Guide to True Love: The Reality of the Power of Fate

When travel is your life, home is a person.

Or at least that’s the goal, right? But when your longest time spent in one place for the year is around five days, how on earth are you going to make a real, intimate connection with someone special?

How my love of Place turned into a love for People

People are exhausting. They are volatile, sensitive, destructive, selfish and just stressful to be around.

The Travel Bug – Incurable and Incredible

We live in a world of incredible technology. The field of medicine has made more progress in the past 50 years than in [arguably] all of prior history combined. It’s amazing. I’m in awe.

But, there is a virus among millennials that no modern medicine can seem to cure.

It’s the Travel Bug.