2018 Holiday Gift Guide
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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone always on the go, I’ve got some great suggestions!  I’ve road tested a lot of gear this year and these are some of my favorites.  Key for me is products that can go from trail to town, multi-functional, compact, are sustainable, and make make life on … Continue reading

9 Days in Central America With Only 2 Backpacks
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9 Days in Central America With Only 2 Backpacks

9 Days in Central America with only 2 carry-on backpacks – could you do it?  I just did on my trip to Belize and Guatemala with G Adventures. As I was packing for the trip, I shared an Instagram Story of my stuff for trip including camera gear with tripod.  Yes, I got my gear … Continue reading

Happy Lens = Happy Eyes
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Happy Lens = Happy Eyes

Have you noticed the new sunnies I’ve been sporting recently?  They are in a word – awesome.  Spy Optic asked me to road test a pair of the sunglasses with their “Happy Lens” technology.  These sunglasses promise a lot.  They’re supposed to help you see better by enhancing color and contrast and increase clarity.  They … Continue reading

My Favorite Road, Trail, and Weather Apps
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My Favorite Road, Trail, and Weather Apps

On the Road: My go to apps for finding a hotel room while road tripping are HotelTonight and Booking.com.  I’ll usually use go to both and compare when booking a last minute stay.  I’ve booked rooms as late as 8pm or 9pm and scored anywhere from 25-75% off their normal rates.  You are rolling the … Continue reading

Trying to Stop Swatting Skeeters! Camp Tested Para’kito Mosquito Repellent
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Trying to Stop Swatting Skeeters! Camp Tested Para’kito Mosquito Repellent

Disclaimer:  I’m a mosquito magnet.  Growing up in South Carolina, I was always told that I must have the “sweet blood” mosquitos devour.  Oh they devour alright…even if I use bug spray.  There’s been some research revealing folks like me with O positive blood type are more attractive to the little boogers.  Plus, I’m a … Continue reading