Adventures

Traveling with Depression: 8 Ways to Cope

Traveling with Depression: 8 Ways to Cope

If this is the first blog post of mine you’re ever reading, great. I’m glad we’re starting off on a really honest and real note. Also, I am thrilled that you’re here. I want to start this post by saying that I am extremely happy. […]

Planes are Lame: A Defense for the Dying Art of Road Tripping

Planes are Lame: A Defense for the Dying Art of Road Tripping

It’s probably not going to come as a shock to anyone that I enjoy taking trips in my car. I’m not really too sure if there was a specific point in my life when driving became my preferred method of traveling, but I think it […]

Setting Intention and Finding Direction: How Van Life Changed Me

Setting Intention and Finding Direction: How Van Life Changed Me

This summer, my husband and I spent a few months traveling full time in our van. Although our traveling days aren’t quite over, (we’ve still got one more van trip in the works before we settle down) these past several weeks we’ve spent on the […]

12 Days in California: Van Life in the Golden State

12 Days in California: Van Life in the Golden State

FINALLY A NEW POST! Since my last post, Troy and I have traveled across seven states and we’ve packed adventures into every second. Unfortunately, most of those adventures were a little lacking in the Wi-Fi department, but luckily I found myself some internet in a […]

Getting Stuck in the Desert and other Shitty Things: Life Lessons in Week 2 of Van Life

Getting Stuck in the Desert and other Shitty Things: Life Lessons in Week 2 of Van Life

The longer we live on the road the more evident it becomes that van life has a lot to teach us about life as a whole. It’s almost as if life itself shrunk with our living quarters and van life is this tiny little cross-section […]

So We Live in a Van Now: Why we Decided to Live in a Vehicle & Our First Week of Van Life

So We Live in a Van Now: Why we Decided to Live in a Vehicle & Our First Week of Van Life

I resisted the urge to write this post until our first week of living in the van was actually complete. I didn’t want the euphoria of just getting started on the trip or the stress of a few setbacks we’ve already encountered alter this post […]

Miles to Go Before I Sleep: A Love Story in Motion

Miles to Go Before I Sleep: A Love Story in Motion

Move verb \ˈmüv\: to go or pass to another place or in a certain direction with a continuous motion; to start away from some point or place. Syn. go, walk, proceed, progress, advance, change, shift. Moving has always been a part of my life. In […]

Goodbye Kansas, Hello Florida! Juniper Creek Trail Day Hike

Goodbye Kansas, Hello Florida! Juniper Creek Trail Day Hike

We finally made it from Kansas back home to Florida! It’s great being able to see our families and friends and escape the Kansas cold. The logistics of the move were a little stressful (as they always are), but we’ve managed to get all of […]

Outdoorsy Folks Save the World Pt. 2: The Fight to Save Public Lands

Outdoorsy Folks Save the World Pt. 2: The Fight to Save Public Lands

This post is part two of a two-part series on unifying the outdoor community against those in office who wish to take public lands out of public hands and pass legislation that may be harmful to the outdoors and those who love it most. Part […]

Outdoorsy Folks Save the World Pt. 1: Redefining Outdoor Recreation

Outdoorsy Folks Save the World Pt. 1: Redefining Outdoor Recreation

This post is part one of a two-part series on unifying the outdoor community against those in office who wish to take public lands out of public hands and pass legislation that may be harmful to the outdoors and those who love it most. Part […]