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10 Tips on Traveling to Cuba

As an American, traveling to Cuba is easier than it has been since the 1960’s. You can jump on a cruise ship, join a cultural group tour (both expensive options) OR save money and go on your own.  This is what we did and how you can too. Below is a summary of our experience, tips on planning a trip and ... Read More »

8 Bucket List Adventures

At the end of your life, what will you remember most? That trip you took or that {insert expensive material item} you just had to buy. Invest in life experiences, not things. From Alaska to Africa, if you love to travel, challenge yourself and try new things – then keep reading! Here are my bucket list adventure recommendations and ‘how-to’ planning ...
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Your Guide to Exploring the Wonderland Trail

8-Days, 93-Miles + 22,000 Feet of Elevation Gains & Losses If you love hiking in alpine wilderness, majestic mountain scenery, turquoise lakes, churning glacial rivers and rustic camping, the 93-mile (150km)  Wonderland Trail is for you! The Wonderland Trail circles Mt. Rainier (14,410ft./4,392m) in Washington, USA.  It includes 22,000 feet (6,706m) of elevation gains and losses, with a peak height ...
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How I Fell from a Tree and Found a Tumor

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, while trimming an oak tree in Florida, I fell. I broke my back in four places, left fibula (leg) in two places, left radius (arm) in multiple places, suffered a lung contusion and to my surprise, found out I had a 9cm tumor on my left ovary. Wait. What? Whether you’re a risk taker or ...
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20 Gift Ideas for the Adventure Traveler

Give a gift that keeps on giving!   Outdoor enthusiast and adventure travelers appreciate items that help them check off that bucket list. Whether the budget is $10 or $500, we have ideas for you! 20 Gift Ideas for the Adventurer Traveler Cross-Over Carry-On 56cm / 22” by Thule This is a smart looking, hybrid roller carry-on! The Cross-Over has a ...
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