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Our EPIC Iceland Bucket List

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Stunning right? Words can’t even begin to describe the jaw-dropping, thought-stunting experience that is the Northern Lights. We had been hoping to see them the entire trip, but as with all natural phenomena, we had no idea whether all the right elements would come together to make this dream come true… We had just finished […]

Recent Adventures:

Eating Fermented Shark and Indulging in the Finest of Dining in Reykjavik

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Iceland, home to an endless array of natural beauty, notoriously unpredictable weather patterns and some of the most outlandishly decadent dining experiences in the world. After living in our Kuku Camper for 2 weeks, we decided it was time to treat ourselves with 2 days of living like a local in the incredible city of Reykjavik. It was our […]

Experiencing The Surreal: Iceland’s Incredible Blue Lagoon

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After enduring a 5-hour red-eye, we landed in Reykjavic at 4am (midnight in the US), only to wait 5 more hours until the arrival of our scheduled pick up with Kuku Campers. As noted in our previous post, business hours in Iceland start a bit later and end a bit earlier, perhaps the reason why there are no Starbucks or […]

Our Guide To Traveling Around Iceland In A Camper Van

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So you’ve decided to go to Iceland, “The Land of Fire and Ice.” Widely recognized for its stunning glacial lagoon and prevalence of active volcanos, Iceland is also home to an abundance of natural hot springs, curious wildlife, environmentally-conscious people and more beauty than you could ever hope to see in a lifetime. But how to navigate […]

1 Great Day in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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After driving from Nashville to Gatlinburg we were amazed at the amount of hotels, neon signs, carnival rides and other tourist traps that lined the road. We had heard that Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg were commercialized but we had no idea how bad it really was. With places like Dollywood paving the way, we kept on driving until […]

The Blue Ridge Parkway In 1 Day

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There we go! About to drive through one of the many rustic-stone tunnels located along the historic, 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway, America’s longest linear park. Part of the Appalachian Mountains, the BRP runs through North Carolina and Virginia, and though it’s not technically a National Park, it has been America’s most visited park every year since 1946, except […]

The Largest (Abandoned) Treehouse in the World: The Minister’s Treehouse

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Are you ready for one of our coolest adventures yet?! As we approached the giant locked gate, followed by the boldly-lettered “No Trespassing” sign, we looked at each other, recalled our intention and with no more than a moment’s hesitation, we hopped the fence. Originally intended as “God’s house, where everyone is welcome,” for years […]

Seeing the Cherry Blossoms Bloom in DC

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We had no idea how much we would love DC until the moment we arrived. With historical jewels, sprawling parks, oodles of thai food and incredible cupcakes behind every corner, we could have stayed forever. A gift of 3,000 cherry blossoms were first given to the United States by Japan in 1912 to honor the countries […]

Austin Bucket List: Unique Places To See and Things To Do

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With a city-wide intention to “keep Austin weird,” it’s no wonder there is so much creativity and self-expression pulsing through the city’s streets! Everywhere we went it seemed as if there was something unique to watch, listen to, try on, taste and see. With so much awesomeness to choose from, we somehow managed to narrow […]

Relationship Q & A

Why would you want to live in a van for a year?

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Partially because we’re crazy, but mostly because it’s something we crave. For the past year Drew and I have been itching for a geographical challenge. Luckily our jobs and careers have worked out so that we were able to dissolve old projects and ignite new ones that will thrive with us being location independent. There are so many […]

Running Our First Marathon and How it Strengthened Us: Mind, Body and Soul

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There I go, about to finish the longest 4 and a half hours of my life. Amazement, exhaustion, desperation, and gratitude are some of the feelings that flood my heart in these final moments. I have never felt so strong and so weak at the same time… not since the early days of my recovery at least. […]

How to plan an awesome surprise party!

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I have a huge smile on my face just looking at this picture, I can’t tell who had more fun, me or Drew! As a surprise party planner you experience the immense elation that comes from an artfully and, hopefully, successfully executed plan. Whether all the parts fall flawlessly into place or the unexpected occurs and […]

We Won a Liebster Award!!

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Wait… what does that mean?? While we were extremely stoked to have received this honor, at the same time we had no idea what it was! Thankfully, our new blogging friends over at Nerd Nomads, who nominated us, also explained what exactly this award meant. The Liebster Award has been around for several decades now […]