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A female hiker on the Camino de Santiago.

Winter Camino de Santiago: Part 3

I have officially finished my winter Camino de Santiago. The past two weeks have involved a full spectrum of weather, lots of new people on the Camino, and so much walking. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them. Hiking to lower elevations. Photo by @manuel_gentile94 Winter Comes...

Walking a winter Camino de Santiago.

Winter Camino de Santiago: Part 2

My winter hike of the Camino de Santiago continues. With another two weeks under my trail runners, I feel like I’ve walked very far. (If you missed Part 1, you can read it here.) Trying to stay warm on my winter Camino de Santiago pilgrimage. Real Winter Arrives on the Camino de Santiago...

The first 150 miles of my journey of a winter Camino de Santiago.

Winter Camino de Santiago: Part 1

A deceptively sunny day at the beginning of my winter Camino de Santiago. I’ve been in Spain for over two weeks, and have been doing a winter hike of the Camino de Santiago for ten days so far. I wanted to walk in the winter to avoid the massive crowds that come to the Camino in the...

A red rock arch in Bryce Canyon National Park

An Adventurous Family Road Trip in Utah

Last month my parents came to visit me in Utah for the first time ever. While I’m big on the outdoors, my dad is more of a see nature from the car kind of person. They enjoy good food, national parks, and off-roading via motorized vehicles. I planned an adventurous family road trip that I...

Mexico City for $400

This past week I had time off of work and wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do. I was browsing flights online (which is my activity I do when I’m bored), and I saw a deal for roundtrip flights to Mexico City for $180 (via VivaAerobus, from Las Vegas). I pondered over whether I should...

My Trail Co Hyperlight Hooded Down Jacket Review

My Trail reached out to me a couple months ago about reviewing their Women’s 850 Fill Hyperlight Hooded Down Jacket. This was the first time I had ever heard of My Trail, but after doing some research I found out that they are the reincarnation of the GoLite brand. GoLite was an old...

Staying fit while long-term traveling

Tips for Staying Fit While Long-Term Traveling

This past year, I traveled for over seven months through Asia and Eastern Europe. I started my travels by hiking 800 miles across Nepal’s Himalaya mountains. I lost about 20 pounds because of my lifestyle of walking every day and living on a diet of mostly rice, vegetables, and meat. Not...

Mountain House Review

Mountain House Meals Review

*There are affiliate links in this post, meaning if you click a link and buy something I might get compensation at no expense to you. Mountain House recently sent me their 2-Day Food Supply box to try out. While the box is marketed for emergency food situations, Mountain House is also a...