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  • 06 2019 November

    50 Awesome Travel Blog Name Ideas

    50 77 Awesome Travel Blog Name Ideas When I was getting ready to launch my travel blog, I had a really tough time picking a name for the blog.  In reality, the name of a travel...

  • 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

  • 18 2017 February

    Wild Horse Trekking with EcoCamp in Patagonia

    Today was our first morning waking up at EcoCamp, and it takes us only one step outside of our dome to be completely in awe of the view.  EcoCamp is built on top of a small ridge,...

  • 29 2017 January

    Our Home for the Next Week: EcoCamp Patagonia

    After a 45-hour journey via Santiago, we have finally made it to Chilean Patagonia!  The final eight hours of our journey took place this morning with a flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas, followed by a...

  • 22 2017 January

    On Our Way to Patagonia: 24 Hours in Santiago, Chile

    When it comes to choosing travel destinations, I never have a shortage of methods on how to decide where I go next.  There are places I’ve dreamed about forever, places inspired by history or wonder, places I’ve heard...

Ambrym’s Volcano – “The Greatest Show on Earth” On only our second day here on the volcanic island of Ambrym, we have decided to attempt the 11-hour round-trip trek to Ambrym’s largest active volcano: Mt....

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Island Life on Ambrym

February 19, 2013

Where are we? Our arrival on Ambrym is the most culture shocked we’ve experienced so far in traveling. We are the only people on our plane, and have arrived at a grass-runway airport where 20...

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This is the first post in my new travel cooking series.  Since we aren’t usually in once place for longer than a week, my goal of cooking on the road is tasty meals with few, reusable ingredients....

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Central Sydney and Manly Beach

February 11, 2013

For our last 2 nights here in Sydney, we decided to stay in the heart of the city, and spend some time sightseeing. We walked a lot, through central Sydney, Hyde Park, Botanical Gardens, Sydney...

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Sydney’s Coastal Walk

February 9, 2013

We’ve been in Sydney for two days, and most of our time has been spent exploring the beaches. With some help from TripAdvisor and our Airbnb hosts we found the Coastal Walk, a 6 km trail from Coogee Beach to Bondi...

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Our First Cricket Match

February 9, 2013

It’s our fourth day here in Sydney and we spent the entire morning walking around the city center, exploring the urban parks and weaving our way through the hordes of business people.  At about 1:30pm...

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Travel Apps We Love

February 7, 2013

MapsWithMe Pro An offline map app.  Amazing. With MapsWithMe free edition you can download full maps for any country in the world and navigate new areas down to the street level in the same way...

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Sydney First Impressions

February 7, 2013

We landed in Sydney this week, and after a few days, here are a few first impressions: The city feels wonderfully tropical. The sun, smells from the many trees and parks, and breeze from the...

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Last Weekend in Minneapolis

February 1, 2013

We went out last night to Manny’s, one of Minneapolis’s top steakhouses, to celebrate the beginning of our trip.  I’m still in a food coma, but here is a picture of the desert our server...

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The year was 2007.  Twitter wasn’t even one year old yet, Pinterest didn’t exist yet, and Gary Arndt quit his job and launched a travel blog long before most people knew what a blog was....

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