WIN the Ultimate Dream Life Abroad in Luang Prabang, Laos

UPDATE: This contest is currently cancelled. We apologize to those who applied. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Isabel directly on the Facebook page.   I still remember […]

You Know You’re 30 When…

turning 30

I was never one of those girls who had anxieties about my age. I love surprises and challenges, new adventures and change. I never dreaded the next birthday, or regretted […]

9 Best Teaching English Abroad Blogs

teaching english abroad

It all started with teaching English abroad: this blog, my endless desire to see the world, my current business. I remember I was sitting up nights in my bed in Bend, […]

Sunrise at Haleakala Crater on Maui

Sunrise at Haleakala National Park

One of the most popular things to do on Maui, Hawaii is to watch the sunrise on Haleakala Crater inside Haleakala National Park. It means standing on top of a dormant […]

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

overcome your fears

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

cheap flights

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. […]

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