7 Days on Maui, Hawaii with a Volkswagon Van

Sunrise at Haleakala Crater

When I found out I was going to Hawaii for seven days, I thought “wow, that’s a long time on a small island.” I had been to Maui before, and […]

10 Natural Camping Hacks to Make Your Outdoor Life Sweeter

natural camping hacks

This is a guest post from fellow outdoor enthusiast and blogger, Joe Black, of Nature Rated. He is a camping expert, and here he shares some of his natural camping hacks […]

Camping Maui by Volkswagon Van

7 days on maui

I wasn’t sure what I signed up for when I accepted a last-minute invite to Maui, Hawaii. I was even more concerned when, after the tickets were booked and we […]

9 Things to Do in Bend, Oregon

things to do in Bend

In a city that’s growing faster than most people like to admit, a popular phrase is “stop telling people about Bend!” Bendites are going to hate me for writing this […]

A Nearly Endless Adventure to Picket Butte Fire Lookout

picket butte fire lookout

When I learned that the forest service rents out their fire lookouts during the offseason, I imagined a room with a 360-degree view of uninterrupted forest. With the Picket Butte […]

3 Simple Steps to Facing Your Fears

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We all have fear, be it a fear of summiting your first mountain, fear of teaching English abroad, fear of taking your first solo trip abroad, fear of camping alone. […]

What I Do For a Living And Why Nobody Understands It

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Most of my family and friends have no idea what I do for a living. I’ve explained it to each of them numerous times, and yet whenever I return home […]

6 Different Kinds of Travelers: Which One Are You?

different kinds of travelers

This is a guest post from fellow writer and ESL teacher, Christine Hayes, who is currently teaching English in Thailand and sharing her stories here. She is also a writer […]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for the Miss Adventure in Your Life

Holiday Gift Guide for the Miss Adventure

Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you’re headed out tonight, braving the crowds tomorrow, or waiting for Cyber Monday to scratch a few items off your holiday gift list, you’ll want to have an […]

Hacks For Your Pack: 7 Essential Hiking Tips To Keep Things Easy

essential hiking tips

Trust me, I know why you hike. You love being out in nature and you want to stay fit. Hiking is a great way to satisfy both essential human needs. […]

Hiking in Olympic National Park: A Misadventure

Hiking in Olympic National Park

“Look at those gorgeous lakes down there!” I pointed. Armando’s eyes followed my finger to the canyon below, above a waterfall and finally to two large mountain lakes nestled in […]

Glamping in Bocas del Toro, Panama

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When I told a friend of mine where I’d be spending part of my birthday trip in Central America, he told me I was never going to want to leave. […]

On Turning 30: A Birthday to Remember

bocas del toro panama

After turning 30, people often look back on their twenties and report that they were the years of self exploration and personal growth, for being wild and free. Many say they were […]

Guanajuato City, Mexico Has My Heart

Guanajuato City, Mexico

Sometimes a city captures your heart in a way no other has. Sometimes you can’t describe the what or the why or the how because the feeling that overcomes you […]


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