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Making space for your most important asset, you

In 2014 when I lived in Iowa and worked for a tech company, I started traveling more for work. It started off innocently enough. A flight to Chicago here and there, an occasional trip to visit headquarters, and once in…
digital detox in Iceland 2018

What is a digital detox?

For many of us, it’s impossible to escape using technology heavily as a part of our daily work. Even as I’m writing and publishing this article, I’m using multiple pieces of technology. The digital world gives us the unprecedented opportunity…

Walla Crag, an enchanting hike & awesome overlook

Before I visited Keswick, only castles, fashion, royalty, and high tea came to mind when I thought of England. I certainly didn’t think of hiking (or ‘walking’ as the locals call it). However, just a hop skip and a jump…

Best time to see Northern Lights in Iceland

Often we’re asked about the best time to see the Northern Lights in Iceland. While actually seeing the lights can be hit or miss depending on terrestrial and solar weather (and a good amount of luck) here’s the 411 on…
Austin peacock tail

Peacocks in Austin? All about Mayfield Park

There are plenty of places to explore during your first Austin visit. However, if you’ve recently moved or are looking for an off-the-beaten-path sorta spot to check out, the Austin peacocks might be worth seeing. And, while it might seem…

Best budget reusable straw, and the case for silicon

If you love your pre-adventure / post-adventure bevis, you might have noticed over the past year that restaurants are doing away with straws or only providing them on request. It’s all because of a trend sweeping municipalities and entire countries…
best budget reusable food bags

Best budget reusable food bags

Before reusable food bags were a thing, we packed food for campouts in plastic bags and rubbermaid tubs. The problem with plastic is that it cracks and rips easily, and seals often aren’t as robust as they’re advertised to be…

Iao Valley State Park, a valley steeped in history

When you land on Maui and are looking for some immediate exploration beyond Maui’s beautiful beaches, rent a car and drive to Iao Valley State Park (you might also want to stop by an ATM as the entrance fee is…