Brown trout Colorado River

Colorado River fly fishing float trip adventure

The highlight of my long weekend in Vail, Colorado was a Colorado River fly fishing trip with Gore Creek Outfitters. I had never fly fished before, so I was not sure what to expect. I was afraid it might be too technical for me to get the hang of in one day, but that proved […]

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Incase selfie

Incase backpack perfect for global adventure

Recently I was invited by a fellow travel blogger to share which backpack I use and would recommend. He was then going to gather all of these tips as he had reached out to many travel bloggers and publish in one post. This list is definitely a great resource for those about to purchase a […]

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Stanley cooler

Stanley summer camping gear

When I think of summer camping gear, one of the first items I think of is a cooler. In the glaring sun, you have to have something that keeps food and beverages cold for more than just a couple of hours.  My favorite summer activity is canoeing and a cooler is one of the first […]

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Vail biking adventure

Vail biking adventure with GoPro

During the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado, I was able to go for a Vail biking adventure. Those looking for a real biking adventure will find this post quite lame because we only cycled for about a half hour out of town and then back. The point was not to go on a crazy […]

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La Colina Lodge

La Colina Lodge in Monteverde

During our stay at the Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica, we chose La Colina Lodge. It was a nice rustic place and only one kilometer from the entrance to the cloud forest. I definitely would recommend for at least one night although visitors may want to move closer to town after visiting Monteverde. Getting […]

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Chicago Botanic Gardens Father's Day

Chicago Botanic Gardens canoeing adventure

If you have been to the Chicago Botanic Gardens, you may have done a double take when you saw the title of this post “Chicago Botanic Gardens canoeing adventure” because canoes are not allowed here. If you would have thought that, you would be correct because normally boats are not permitted here. There is one […]

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Chevy Trax

Chevy Trax Summer Camp road trip

Last year I partnered with Chevy and drove a Chevy Escalade to Big Bend National Park. It was a wonderful car, but for a road trip a little bulky and not very gas efficient for one who usually travels solo. The Chevy Trax was a different story. In May, I again worked with Chevy and […]

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Bengal tiger Sunderbans

Sundarbans National Park India

Sundarbans National Park India namesake Sundarbans or “Shundorbon” can be literally translated to “Beautiful Forest.” Sundarbans National Park is located in West Bengal on the eastern side of India. Here the country curls into a forested nook that is exemplary in every way. Besides being one of the 34 biodiversity hot-spots in the world, it […]

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Gull Lake Cabin

Cottage time near the Boundary Waters

When I was in high school my parents bought a cottage right along the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. We call them cabins here in the northern part of the United States. Cottage time in Minnesota We fell in love with this part of the world through many canoe […]

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GoPro Mountain Games Vail

Learning the GoPro culture at the GoPro Mountain Games

Coming to Vail, Colorado for the GoPro Mountain Games was an eye opening experience. One of the best parts of the weekend was interacting with GoPro and many of their employees and learning firsthand about the GoPro culture. GoPro Mountain Games gets off to a great start The weekend could not have started any better. […]

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