Tips for your first solo international trip!

If you are about/want to embark on your first solo international trip you’re probably feeling uneasy, nervous, unsure and you probably have emotions or doubt running through you. Let me just say, this is OK! […]

What to expect when you backpack internationally via hostels

When backpacking abroad, their are a few options to choose from when looking at accommodations; airbnb, hotels, couchsurfing, and of course hostels. I’m not going to say which option is best for you because there are pros and cons to each, but if you like cheap accommodations, meeting people and [...]

Crazy wildlife encounters

From backpacking in the Alaskan wilderness to thru-hiking the Arizona Trail and with hundreds of other trails in-between, I have seen an abundance of wildlife and gained great campfire stories from extremely dangerous to safe and I would love nothing more than to share my experiences with you! […]

How I Stay Safe on the Trail

Many people get an uneasy feeling when hiking in the woods, away from society, whether it be with others or by themselves. Some people choose to not even go hiking by themselves because they are afraid of the danger that could be present on the trail. […]

Travel solo or travel with people? Which one is right for you and how to decide.

Both I have experienced on several occasions and it’s all about preference and what you want out of your trip. You might even like both. Some trips you may want to be solo and some trips you may want to be with other people. […]

What is high pointing?

High pointing is summiting to the highest point of each state. Now, you don’t have to hit all 50 to be a high pointer. […]

Tips and Tricks for Living out of a Car

I have lived out of a number of vehicles of all sizes from a small Chevy Cruise to a Buick Park Avenue to a Jeep Grand Cherokee. I have definitely learned a thing or two from all these experiences and hopefully this article will help! […]