Six Years in a Camper: The Good, The Bad, The Awesome
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Six Years in a Camper: The Good, The Bad, The Awesome

On April 13th 2017, we took the big leap to buy an RV and start a cross-continent road trip. 102,368 miles through all 50 states, 6 Canadian provinces and 2 Mexican states later, we can say it’s been an absolutely life-changing experience. We’ve hiked glaciers, scuba dived a barrier reef, roamed with buffalo, climbed in…

Our Top 10 Glamping Destinations Under $150
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Our Top 10 Glamping Destinations Under $150

You don’t have to be Prince Harry on honeymoon to afford unforgettable glamping destinations. To research our new book, Comfortably Wild, we spent three years, traveling 73,000 miles across 9 countries in search of the best glamping destinations in North America. Even after staying at Relais & Châteaux treehouses and Forbes Five-Star Ranches, some of…

Exploring Wild Sweden
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Exploring Wild Sweden

In Sweden, it is your “Right to Roam.” Hiking, biking, canoeing, camping (even on private land) is your constitutional right as a Swede or even a visitor, as long as you follow a few common-sense rules and utter respect for the land. This concept (Allemansrätt in Swedish) seemed unbelievable at first, but after spending five…

North Florida Road Trip: Getting Off the Track
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North Florida Road Trip: Getting Off the Track

We thought we’d road trip Florida for maybe three weeks…it turned into nearly six! And we didn’t lollygag anywhere either; we explored 36 different regions, and unique they were…from white sand beaches to swamps, springs, islands, savanna, hardwood hammocks, villages, and various “capitals” of the world. This is a bit of a Florida phenomenon; it’s…

Bucket-List Destinations You Can Actually Afford
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Bucket-List Destinations You Can Actually Afford

Bucket list is often a euphemism for the dreams I’ll get to someday. Why wait– especially when many of these epic destinations are way more affordable than you think. We’ve been honeymooning since 2012 and have experienced world wonders across the seven continents and kept our average budget under $40 a day per person. Of…

The Oldest City in the Americas
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The Oldest City in the Americas

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic doesn’t get nearly enough credit. It’s the oldest city in The Americas (est. 1496) and home to the first cathedral, university, castle, monastery, and fortress in the New World. If you knew that, good on ya, but I feel like every person we’ve told is as surprised as we were. Why…

A Modern Indigenous City: Otavalo
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A Modern Indigenous City: Otavalo

Every city in Ecuador has a small indigenous population…but in Otavalo they aren’t at the fringe, they are at its heart. The Otavalos are an industrious group of skilled craftsmen and savvy business people. They have managed to keep their traditions of weaving, painting, and carving, and ditch the middleman to garealize the full potential…