While craft beer is a hardcore hobby of mine, that wasn’t always the case. I used to work at a craft brewery in Northwest Arkansas full-time as both a bartender and a marketing manager (what a combo, right?). It was hard saying bye to that job, but after moving to Colorado with Chad (who’s also … Continue reading Top 15 Craft Breweries in Colorado
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to scuba dive but didn’t know where to start, or are looking to expand your current scuba diving knowledge base, then this guide is for you!
If you’re looking for an inexpensive place to get your first set of scuba certifications, or are planning a budget trip and need some inspiration, this list of inexpensive places to dive around the world will help get you started!
Boulder, Colorado experiences no shortage on outdoor adventure or stunning wildlife. The city is surrounded by rolling foothills, striking rock formations, and the iconic Flatiron Mountains. In addition to the rock climbing and mountain biking that the city is famous for, Boulder is also home to world-class hiking trails – some of which are located … Continue reading The 15 Best Hiking Places in Boulder, CO 2020
I got my first dose of responsible travel during a 2-week trip across the Philippines. I was working with a tour group called One Life Adventures, and the underlying premise of their business model was to create ethical, transformational travel experiences for adventurous individuals. Their goal when founding the company wasn’t just to provide another … Continue reading Sustainable Tourism: How to be a Responsible Traveler 101
With tourism on the rise in every country around the world year after year, it's more important than ever to spread the message that is sustainable tourism. All of us who call ourselves travelers have a responsibility to the countries, cultures, communities, and environments that we visit during our adventures. Being a responsible tourist doesn't … Continue reading How to be a Responsible Traveler 2020
Much like choosing eco-friendly travel gear and working with tour operators that support sustainable tourism, switching to eco-friendly accommodation is another great way to reduce your impact as a traveler. According to the United Nations, the hotel industry is responsible for 1% of the world’s carbon emissions. And while 1% doesn’t sound like all that … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly Accommodation 2020
The first proper solo trip I took abroad was a trek across Cambodia. I don’t know what it is, but for some reason that region encompassed everything I wanted out of a trip – inexpensive, full of adventure, rich in culture, and packed with awesome people. The longest I had ever traveled out of the … Continue reading The Ultimate Packing List for Cambodia 2020
When I first started traveling, I was a young 20-something year-old with little to no experience when it came to planning an itinerary, managing the logistics like flights, buses and immunizations, or even the best way to acquire the gear you need. The underlying principle I used for everything was “go cheap.” Now that I … Continue reading The Ultimate List of Eco-Friendly Travel Products
“How many carbon emissions am I contributing to the atmosphere by getting on this plane?” I doubt many people ask themselves that question when they set off on a big trip. And truthfully, I don’t think about it enough myself. But I’m starting to think more and more about how my travel methods impact the … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly Transportation 2020