Myanmar Travel Stories

Grilled Bat Fresh off the plane in Mandalay, we were welcomed into a tiny airport by immigration officials and then promptly (but politely) hollered at by taxi, shuttle and minibus drivers. Almost like they were constrained by an invisible fence, they didn’t stray far from their company’s booths on the far wall of the terminal, shouting over … Read moreMyanmar Travel Stories

How to Save Money: Why Overspend on Poop?

Before we start, let me explain the somewhat sensationalist title of this blog post, which was originally titled “Saving Money 101: Cutting out Eating out.” (In hindsight, probably a good idea that we didn’t use that title either; we’re already found for searches for prostitution, and don’t want to also be found for “eating out” … Read moreHow to Save Money: Why Overspend on Poop?

The Elements of Art in Utah’s National Parks

No where else than in Southern Utah’s National Parks will you be as blown away by the sense of foundation and eternity it exudes. The landscape is a paradox, timeless, yet constantly changing as the natural elements of water, wind and sky wear it away. Countless artists over the years have come to the parks … Read moreThe Elements of Art in Utah’s National Parks

Pacific Crest Trail Stats: Our Mileage Overview

When you’re getting ready to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, the one thing on your mind is preparedness. Making sure you have the right gear, enough cash to sustain you through the months ahead, and your food situation planned ahead of time. While you need to have these things taken care of, once you actually … Read morePacific Crest Trail Stats: Our Mileage Overview

The Down Allergy Sufferers Guide to Down Insulation

For performance gear that offers sufficient warmth while being sufficiently light weight, outdoor enthusiasts turn to down insulation. This could be a problem if you have a down allergy. Or could it? Me and my down allergy, tucked away into my lofty 900 fill power down insulated quilt. Many allergy suffers forgo down insulation because they’re afraid … Read moreThe Down Allergy Sufferers Guide to Down Insulation

The Best Day Hikes in Utah’s National Parks

Utah’s 5 National Parks, a road trip for the history books and photo albums. Don’t just sit back and enjoy the view from those scenic overlooks, beautiful as they are. Get your hiking shoes on and tackle some trails for better, bigger views! Here’s a full list of the best day hikes in the Utah’s National Parks! … Read moreThe Best Day Hikes in Utah’s National Parks

Best of the West: Road Tripping America’s National Parks

After leaving the Pacific Crest Trail, we knew we had more adventure in us! We rented a car, and over the course of a month, traversed 9 of the most iconic National Parks in 4 States, hiking and backpacking all the way. See scenes from the trip that left us even more in love with … Read moreBest of the West: Road Tripping America’s National Parks

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