Kayaking the Dry Tortugas

After unofficially ending our first trip to the Dry Tortugas, Nikita and I somberly made our way to the Yankee Freedom ferry after loading all of our stuff onto the dock. We were ready to get some sandwiches and ice cold sodas after days of camping food and well, fuck- it had air conditioning. We … Read moreKayaking the Dry Tortugas

Snorkeling the Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas snorkeling was a life-changing experience for me. It was something that lit the fire under my passion for nature and travel, and made me want to stop experiencing life from my computer screen and start experiencing it in the moment. It inspired me to become SCUBA dive certified (and go through all the … Read moreSnorkeling the Dry Tortugas National Park

Essential Weekend Backpacking Gear

Weekend backpacking is a great way to spend your time outside the office. It’s a way to decompress from the stress of everyday life increasingly dominated by multitasking and constant technological interruptions. It’s a way to experience nature close to home. It’s a way to challenge yourself, mentally and physically. I’ve already written a post … Read moreEssential Weekend Backpacking Gear