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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 6: Bear Down, Alaskan Bears

Klondike Road Trip Part 6: Bear Down, Alaskan Bears
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park (Yukon), Dawson City (Yukon), Kluane National Park, or backcountry hiking? Not see my escapade on the side of the mountain? Check out parts 1-5 of the Klondike road trip at the links! If you’ve never gone backcountry camping before, you’re in good company. I didn’t have my first “haul all your gear 13 miles up... Read more »

Klondike Road Trip Part 5: Beef Jerky Saves Lives

Klondike Road Trip Part 5: Beef Jerky Saves Lives
Miss our adventures in Tombstone Provincial Park (Yukon), Dawson City (Yukon), Kluane National Park, or backcountry hiking? Check out parts 1-4 of the Klondike road trip at the links! If we’re lucky, there are maybe a handful of times in our lives where we truly reveal our character. Sure, every day is an opportunity to learn about yourself, but most... Read more »
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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 »

Klondike Road Trip Part 1: What do You Want on Your Tombstone?

Klondike Road Trip Part 1: What do You Want on Your Tombstone?
I’m fascinated by what others may call some “seriously weird shit”. On a recent flight I watched a documentary about typewriters, and I once applied for a job because it would give me the chance to handle artifacts from the Canadian fur trade. I’m also devastatingly cool in case you couldn’t tell. One historical period that I’m curiously fascinated... Read more »

"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 »
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Because we Cairns, Cairns, Cairns!

Because we Cairns, Cairns, Cairns!
Over the years Elliot and I have had some seriously good luck when it comes to weather when traveling.  Places notorious for rain (Stavanger, the Scottish Highlands, etc.) have been sunny for us, and we’ve never had weather stop us from doing what we’ve wanted to do on vacay.  Well, our luck was eventually going... 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 »

Fish are friends, not food: Adventures on the Great Barrier Reef

Fish are friends, not food: Adventures on the Great Barrier Reef
When Finding Nemo came out in 2003, I think everyone, including yours truly, got hit with wanderlust to see the Great Barrier Reef.  And with more and more news reports coming out about coral bleaching and how the GBR’s days are numbered, it seemed that a trip there was pretty pressing.  So at the tail end... Read more »
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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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