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What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t Want To Hike

I love hiking.  My oldest three kids love hiking. My fourth child likes to hike half the time.  But my fifth child…well, she’s a whole different story.  If it’s more than two miles, has any sort of elevation gain, or if the weather isn’t between 65 and 75 degrees, there’s going to be a lot …

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Do You Need Travel Insurance? 4 Times We Wish We Had Travel Insurance

Nicaragua, France, Spain, Costa Rica…all times I wish I’d had travel insurance.  I’m always so cheap. Seriously, it’s so hard for me to spend more money to be prepared and overbuy just in case. But after 4 trips of emergencies and mishaps, I won’t make that mistake again.

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How to Use Your Smartphone as a GPS on the Trail: Using Google Maps for Hiking

While there are dozens of rad GPS devices on the market, they are expensive and bit excessive for basic hiking and backpacking.  Instead of investing in one of these pricey pieces of gear, use your handy smartphone and never get lost in the wilderness.  Google Maps is our trick to navigating the trail but you …

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How to Road Trip on a Budget

We would never be able to travel the amount we do without finding ways to travel within a budget.  Creating a budget can be tricky especially your first time road tripping because of so many variables.  When you vacation, you typically think of accommodations, eating out, and doing excursions or adctivities, all of which add …

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9 Reasons You Need to Adventure More & Bigger

10 Tips on How to Adventure More in Your Life
I wasn’t always this adventurous. In fact 10 years I was anything but adventurous yet nowadays, I get to take on new and wild adventures every single day. If you want to learn how to be adventurous too, check out this blog on the 10 steps I took to adventure more in my life!

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