John Muir Trail Food Shopping List

Simplify your John Muir Trail food & meal planning with my complete JMT food shopping list that details what & how much food I brought on my 22 day hike.

Chasing Waterfalls on Milford Sound with Cruise Milford

Exploring fiords, waterfalls & wildlife in Milford Sound is a must for anyone traveling to New Zealand! This post has the details on my boat tour with Cruise Milford.

10 Tips for Driving in New Zealand

Get ready to navigate those roundabouts while driving on the left side of the road. Here's my essential tips and the key laws you need to be aware of before getting behind the wheel in New Zealand.

Best Places to Paddle Board in Colorado

Want to escape the city & get on the water in that Rocky Mountain sunshine? Discover the best places to stand up paddle board in Colorado this summer!

The Ultimate 6-day Olympic National Park Itinerary

Itching for a Pacific Northwest road trip? Get this detailed 6-day Olympic National Park Itinerary filed with tips for the best stops including hikes, campsites, beaches, food & more!

My Complete Gear List for an Overnight Kayak Trip on Lake Powell

Not sure what to pack for a multi-day kayaking trip? Get my complete gear list for an overnight kayaking trip with specific recommendations for Lake Powell.

How to Plan an Overnight Kayak Trip to Lake Powell’s Labyrinth Canyon

See the pics and learn the logistics for planning an overnight kayak trip on Lake Powell, including the best places to paddle & camp, where to rent kayaks & the ideal time to visit.

Ultimate Guide to Planning your First Solo Road Trip

Hit the road with these essential tips for planning your first solo road trip - including where to camp, gear to pack, finding fun activities, eating well, and staying safe.

How to Make Killer Camp Coffee using an Aeropress

Say goodbye to instant coffee. Get step-by-step instructions for making the best (and easiest) camp coffee of your life using an Aeropress.

Learning to Ski at Alta

Learning to ski as an adult doesn't have to be intimidating. Read about my first year learning to ski at Alta Ski Area at age 32.

John Muir Trail Transportation Guide & Planning Tips

Learn about cheapest and most efficient John Muir Trail transportation options, including the best airports and buses to use before & after your hike.

Queenstown Travel Tips: Where to Eat, Stay & Things to Do

Got 2 or 3 days in Queenstown? Learn how to maximize your time with these travel tips that include the best places to stay and eat and awesome things to do in the adventure capital of New Zealand.