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  • 18 2017 April

    Video: 10 Days in Patagonia with EcoCamp

    Read more about our trip here: Learn more about EcoCamp here: Song: “Way Down We Go” by Kaleo

  • 09 2015 August

    17 Bucket List Items Ruined by Real Images

    The Bucket List.  It’s your ever-growing ‘do before I die’ list that is full of vacation destinations, adventures, and good times.  I don’t have a bucket list myself, but that doesn’t mean I hate the idea...

  • 02 2015 August

    How to Make Money While Traveling the World

    How do you make money while traveling? That’s the number one question I get on my blog, with at least one email a week asking me about money.  Here is the problem with this question:...

  • 22 2015 March

    Dog Sledding Through Minnesota’s Boundary Waters

    About a year and a half ago, while in Vietnam, I met an “addicted to traveling” couple from Germany.  They were just two of the hundreds of travelers I’ve met during my time abroad.  However, something...

  • 05 2014 September

    All Good Things Must End: Lessons from 18 Months on the Road with Tears on My Keyboard

    Watch the video above first, then read my recap to find out all you’ve ever wanted to know about my trip! (If you’re looking for Alissa’s video, click here) It’s been a long trip, so let’s...

Our nightmare journey while backbacking the Philippines We’ve been in the Philippines for a week, and have made our way from Manila to the western island of Palawan.  Our first three days in Palawan were spent at the island’s biggest city, Puerto Princesa, as well as a day exploring the Subterranean River National Park in...

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The Hobbit House New Zealand’s scenic Hobbiton is considered to be the mecca of Lord of the Rings travel destinations.  For fans wanting to check out “Middle-Earth”, New Zealand is second to no other destination in the world.  However, 25 years before Hobbiton even existed, a small bar opened in the Philippines that is truly...

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