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Klondike Road Trip Part 8: Taming the Whitehorse

Klondike Road Trip Part 8: Taming the Whitehorse
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park (Yukon), Dawson City (Yukon), Kluane National Park (Yukon), or backcountry hiking? Not see my escapade on the side of the mountain? Overlook the time we watched three grizzlies fishing or visited Skagway? Check out parts 1-7 of the Klondike road trip at the links! WE DID IT. We made it to the last installment of the Klondike... Read more »

Klondike Road Trip Part 7: You've Gotta (Gold) Rush to Skagway

Klondike Road Trip Part 7: You've Gotta (Gold) Rush to Skagway
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park (Yukon), Dawson City (Yukon), Kluane National Park (Yukon), or backcountry hiking? Not see my escapade on the side of the mountain? Overlook the time we watched three grizzlies fishing? Check out parts 1-6 of the Klondike road trip at the links! Alaskan cruises have definitely risen in popularity over the years, and because of its location on... Read more »

Klondike Road Trip Part 2: Mummified Toes & Can-Can Shows in Dawson City, Yukon

Klondike Road Trip Part 2: Mummified Toes & Can-Can Shows in Dawson City, Yukon
Miss Part 1 of our adventures through the Klondike? Click the link to read about our encounter with bull moose and hiking adventure in “The Patagonia of the North”, Tombstone Provincial Park ! If you read about our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park in the Yukon, you already know that I’m fascinated by some weird... Read more »
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"Load up the Camper Van, Bud! Glory Awaits!": Road Trip Adventures in New Zealand

"Load up the Camper Van, Bud! Glory Awaits!": Road Trip Adventures in New Zealand
Miss our adventures bungy jumping, snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, or exploring the cyclone-hit city of Cairns? Click the links to read more about our adventures down under! El and I love ourselves a good road trip. From our WWII sites trek to stalking Game of Thrones filming locations in Ireland to an epic 16... Read more »

Welcome to The Rock: Icebergs, Cliffs, & Getting 'Screeched In' in Newfoundland

Welcome to The Rock: Icebergs, Cliffs, & Getting 'Screeched In' in Newfoundland
If you’ve taken a long Air Canada flight in the past year, you’re sure to have seen ads to visit Newfoundland & Labrador before your movie/show starts. And if you’re like me, man did those ads work.  Shots of rowboats bobbing on the water, puffins flapping their wings, green cliffs towering over ocean water, and Irish... Read more »

Cowabunga, dudes!: Excellent bungy jumping adventures in Queenstown

Cowabunga, dudes!: Excellent bungy jumping adventures in Queenstown
If you’re a long time reader of the blog (hi, mom!), you know by now that El and I are very much “when in Rome” travelers.  I wouldn’t say we have this insane bucket list of thrill-seeking activities, but we’re definitely “if this place is known for ___, then we’re doing it” type of people.  Whether... Read more »
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Shake your Beaver Tail on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

Shake your Beaver Tail on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa
It might be a case of FOMO, but no matter in which country we live, El and I try to keep a tourist mentality.  Why live in a cool new place if you’re just going to do the same things you could easily do back home? Since we’ve been in Toronto, some of our Canadian... Read more »

Canadian Rockies Road Trip Part 4: German Guardian Angels & Hitchhiking in Jasper National Park

Canadian Rockies Road Trip Part 4: German Guardian Angels & Hitchhiking in Jasper National Park
Miss our shenanigans in Banff, on the Icefields Parkway, or narrowly missing a grizzly bear in Jasper? Check out the posts at the links! After invoking the spirit of Tenzig Norgay during an uphill climb through a snowstorm, and finally reaching the Watchtower campsite in Jasper National Park, El and I ate dinner with Jenny, a fellow... Read more »

Canadian Rockies Road Trip Part 3: Grizzly Close Calls and September Snow in Jasper National Park

Canadian Rockies Road Trip Part 3: Grizzly Close Calls and September Snow in Jasper National Park
Miss our shenanigans in Banff or on the Icefields Parkway? Check out Parts 1 and 2 of the Canadian Rockies Road Trip at the links! Growing up, my family didn’t camp. Don’t get me wrong, I was extremely hashtagblessed to go on some pretty incredible vacations as a kid, but we were strapping goggles to our face instead... Read more »
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Canadian Rockies Road Trip Part 2: Ice Icefields Parkway, Baby

Canadian Rockies Road Trip Part 2: Ice Icefields Parkway, Baby
Miss our adventures in Banff?  Check out Part 1 of our Canadian Rockies Road Trip! El and I have taken some pretty epic road trips in our eight years of marriage: from  our WWII Road Trip to cruising along Ireland’s western coast to our 16-day odyssey through the Balkans where we almost died in a Macedonian... Read more »
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