Backpacking internationally vs. Backpacking in the Wilderness

Until I experienced both kinds of backpacking for myself, I didn’t realize how completely different these two are, and yet we use the exact same word. When someone says their doing a backpacking trip around the world, it generally means this person is going to be living out of hostels, hotels, air b&b’s and/or out [...]

Tips and Tricks in getting around Central America

I spent three months backpacking through Central America. I have got to admit, I knew almost nothing about Central America before I did this trip. I knew there was the Panama Canal, Costa Rica, and that was pretty much it.  I was oblivious to what was down there and the only [...]

Of all the trails I hiked out West, these are my favorites!!!!

I hiked sooooo many trails out West and I loved every one of them for their own individual reasons. I won’t even say every state is different because even in every state, most of them have different climates in them! The West has so much diversity and it is unbelievable. I think some of us [...]

By | 2017-07-31T01:44:00+00:00 September 21st, 2016|All Blog Entries, National Parks, Prepare for Your Adventure|0 Comments

Things I Learned After Traveling Solo

Traveling solo was one of the best things that I have ever done, and I am not done yet. Just taking a break right now to visit family. I was scared and lonely, but I also never felt more alive and free! […]

By | 2017-07-31T01:55:34+00:00 September 17th, 2016|All Blog Entries, Fears + Motivation, Prepare for Your Adventure|5 Comments

I quit my job, packed my car and left!

I lived a normal life just like most people in the world. I commuted to work, got stuck in traffic, had the “same shit, different day” feel, and worked the 8-4 Monday through Friday job. I also hated it! I felt stuck, angry, depressed, had anxiety and was filled with boredom. So I left!  [...]

How I drove across country only spending 6 dollars, minus gas money

Have you ever wanted to drive across country but felt that you couldn’t because it costs too much? There are ways in saving money and only spending money on necessities when driving across country. […]

Backpacking and hiking meals. Also healthy eating.

It’s a weird concept, bringing food to sustain yourself on the trail for a period of time with out refrigeration. There are only so many foods you can take with you on your journey that doesn’t spoil and is light to carry. This is the kind of thinking I had when I first began backpacking about [...]

Stop living the normal life and go for your dream!

You put a week of vacation time into work.  You have nine days off if you include both of the weekends, before and after. “OK, now where am I going to go? There are so many places I want to see.” […]

Getting ready for a Crazy Adventure to the National Parks!

I have had two major dreams my entire life. One, to find my biological father. I eventually found him when I was 25 years old, didn’t work out. Two, travel all around the world. Now with this second dream, this is no simple or ordinary dream, and it takes a lot of planning! With this [...]

Tips on getting prepared for your backpacking trip

When you are planning a trip, any trip, a lot can go right, and you just planned a trip of a life-time, but on the contrary, a lot can also go wrong. You can get lost, you might not have brought enough food, the environment is a lot harder than expected and your not getting [...]

By | 2017-07-31T23:31:18+00:00 March 10th, 2016|All Blog Entries, Prepare for Your Adventure, Resources|0 Comments