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5 Fun + Free Things To Do In Banff!

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Banff, the first town to develop within a Canadian National Park, is one of Canada’s most popular tourist destinations. Known for its world-class resorts, mountainous surroundings, hot springs and extensive opportunities for outdoor sports, such as hiking, biking, scrambling and skiing, we had just one full day to spend in Banff and somehow we managed to have a spectacular time without spending […]

What is Burning Man?

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An absolute DREAM. One thing we learned after spending 5 days on the The Playa climbing giant letters, weathering gnarly dust storms, making friends with every kind of person possible and falling-in-love with neon bike decor, we realized that there is no one way to define, or experience, the “circus of the moon,” THE DREAM […]

Two of the most beautiful (and challenging) hikes in Glacier National Park

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Did you know that Glacier NP has just 25 glaciers left? When you compare that to the 150 glaciers it had in 1850 it makes you realize the incredible effect global warming is having on our fragile little planet. It’s estimated that by the year 2030 there will be no more glaciers left in Glacier… at […]

The Essential Guide To Yellowstone National Park

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Opened in 1872, Yellowstone was the first ever National Park in the history of our country! Ever since that momentous day, families, outdoor enthusiasts and foreigners, from near and far, have been flocking to its timber gates to see the historic beauty that awaits. We knew it was going to be stunning in one way or another, […]

Visiting Mount Rushmore: Day vs. Night

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By the time you read this post we’ll be on a 10-day boating trip in ALASKA! More on that to come soon. Back to the West. With the rolling hills on the horizon and the setting sun lighting up the road before us, we were determined to make it to those mighty stone Presidents before they tucked themselves in […]

Falling In Love With Minneapolis

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I think I will forever have a special place in my heart for Minneapolis. After having my Bachelorette Party here I feel a certain kind of connection, you know? Well maybe you’re a dude and you don’t know, but Bachelorette Party or not, the land of 10,000 lakes is a beautiful place that has something to […]

I’m not writing a post this week…

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… because somethings are more fun. … somethings are more beautiful to look at. … somethings only happen once a year. … and many things are more important. I guess by writing this I essentially did write a post… but you know what?: I just couldn’t resist Get excited for our full post on Minneapolis that will go […]

How An Elk Got Into Our Van!?

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One word: Carrots. After an impromptu, adrenaline-filled morning of sport kayaking down the Riviere Rouge with Nouveau Monde, we decided to listen to our friends’ advice and hit up the nearby Parc Omega on our way into Ottawa (more on carrots below)! We had been told numerous times about how COOL this place was and when we […]

Relationship Q & A

9 Things We’ve Learned After 100 Days On The Road

WOW. 100 days. I can still remember week 1, kicking it in The Keys, trying to figure out how to cook in a 4-foot space, how to turn over in the middle of the night without whacking my head on a handle or the roof and how to communicate with each other in a way that makes room for both our needs and wants... I still hit my head every night. Nevertheless, here are the things we've learned

WOW. 100 days. 18 states. 2 countries and now we’re in Canada! I can still remember week 1, kicking it in The Keys, trying to figure out how to cook in a 4-foot space, how to turn over in the middle of the night without whacking my head on a handle or the roof and how to communicate with each […]

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 […]