American Hairless Terrier – The only true hypoallergenic dog

“Are you sure you can live your entire life without a dog?” my mom asked. It was shortly after Alex and I got engaged. Marrying Alex meant I would never be able to have a dog. You see, Alex is very very allergic to dogs. And I love dogs (actually all animals, but we’ll leave … More American Hairless Terrier – The only true hypoallergenic dog

22 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit South America This Winter

We spent 3 months last winter exploring Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia. Much of what we saw left of speechless. Away from the 1st world problems we’re so caught up with in the United States, we were able to go back to our roots submersing ourselves in the lifestyles of locals leading much simpler lives. We … More 22 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit South America This Winter

The Art of Being a Financially Responsible Traveler Forever

So you quit your job and traveled the world. Now you’re broke with a passport full of stamps and memories to last 5 lifetimes. What next?   WARNING: This IS NOT one of those posts about how to get rich blogging.   I don’t think Alex and I will ever be rich financially. It’s okay though. I … More The Art of Being a Financially Responsible Traveler Forever

Calling All Rad Chicks, We’re Giving Away a Free Adventure Worth Up To $2,000!

  Calling all rad chicks!   I’m so beyond stoked to announce that I’ll be guiding for Explorer Chick in 2017! Explorer Chick is an active adventure travel company offering women-only, small group trips and workshops. We take trips to amazing places while empowering and encouraging each other in some of the most beautiful places on … More Calling All Rad Chicks, We’re Giving Away a Free Adventure Worth Up To $2,000!

We are loving our National Parks to Death and the Grave is not a Pretty One

I was 6 years old with waist length blond hair tied up in two pigtails traipsing around Yellowstone National Park topless. I wasn’t trying to be sexy, I just hated wearing clothes when I hiked. The solitude in Yellowstone provided me a stark contrast to our populated life back in Ohio. My parents took vacations every summer … More We are loving our National Parks to Death and the Grave is not a Pretty One