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  • 18 2017 April

    Video: 10 Days in Patagonia with EcoCamp

    Read more about our trip here: https://thisworldrocks.com/tag/patagonia/ Learn more about EcoCamp here: http://ecocamp.travel Song: “Way Down We Go” by Kaleo http://www.officialkaleo.com/music...

  • 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...

  • 06 2016 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...

It’s nearly impossible to travel around South Africa and not be reminded of the racial divide that separated this country for nearly 50 years.  Even today, driving around the suburbs of Johannesburg, I haven’t seen...

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Over the course of the last two months in Africa, we’ve received a bunch of emails and messages asking about our trip with Oasis Overland.  Why we choose them, what is the company like, would...

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We made it!  After 56 days on ‘Woxy’, our big, yellow Oasis Overland truck, we arrived in Cape Town.  In some ways, it’s a relief to be back on our own and in control of...

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2014 Lollapalooza Music Festival Dates: Friday 8/1 – Sunday 8/3 Location: Grant Park – Downtown Chicago, Illinois Ticket Info:  Three-day passes went on sale March 25th and sold out in three hours.   Lollapalooza also sells...

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Two of our friends from Minneapolis have recently embarked on a very similar lifestyle change.  They are Brandon and Anne from The Yoga Nomads, and we’ve been enjoying their blog so much this past month...

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Over the last two months in Africa, we’ve had the opportunity to do a number of driving safaris and even a walking safari.  Today, in Botswana’s Chobe National Park, we got a chance to see...

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Our time in Africa with Oasis Overland is slowly coming to an end, and I made the realization today that most of the activities that we’ve been participating in have been focused on nature and...

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Sandboarding on the dunes of Namibia One of the main reasons that we chose the Oasis Overland Coast to Coast trip was because the tour stops in Namibia, and we knew we would be able...

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After the slowest border crossing of our Africa trip, we finally made it to Masvingo.  The border crossing involved our group of 20 standing in a line, waiting for one person behind the counter to...

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Let’s face it, none of us are perfect.  We work a little bit every day at improving our ability to be part-time or full-time travel bloggers, all with different goals and ideas of what exactly...

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