Posts Tagged "Adventure"

Ten Days in the Amazon on a Budget: Part 1

Ten Days in the Amazon on a Budget: Part 1

Part of the reason I chose to do an extended trip through South America was because I couldn't choose where to visit first on a short vacation: Machu Picchu, Rio de Janeiro, Patagonia, or the Amazon. So naturally, I decided to do them all, plus a bunch of other awesome…
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THAT TIME I THOUGHT SCUBA DIVING WOULD BE EASY

THAT TIME I THOUGHT SCUBA DIVING WOULD BE EASY

It hardly feels like the middle of December to me. Probably because I haven't bought a single gift, I haven't been to any holiday parties, and I'm not packing up for the usual snowy week in Ohio, eating my mom's Christmas cookies for every meal. Instead I'm gearing up for a…
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Getting Down and Dirty on ATVs in Thailand

Getting Down and Dirty on ATVs in Thailand

Every day in Bangkok I found myself chugging endless amounts of water while wandering around in the hazy, humid streets wondering why I was sweating so much more than everybody else. I could hardly wait to spend five days soaking up the sun on Patong Beach. Unfortunately Mother Nature had…
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Hiking Multnomah Falls in Portland, OR

Hiking Multnomah Falls in Portland, OR

Vacation always tests my willpower on eating healthy and keeping up with a semi-regular exercise routine. Actually, deep fried snacks, dark beers, endless sweets, and melted cheese always win. Portland in particular is like a direct assault on my waistline. If I'm not out trolling all of the delicious food…
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This Week’s “Lost Girl of the Week”

This Week’s “Lost Girl of the Week”

Lost Girl of the Week: Kim Merritt If you've never heard of them, The Lost Girls are three friends who left their lives in New York City for a year of adventure and inspiration around the globe in 2006. (They're basically three girls that I wish I had met long…
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