I was daydreaming at 30,000 feet; thinking about my apartment, my bed, what I had in my refrigerator, my yoga mat, and what I was going to have for breakfast while listening to NPR tomorrow morning at my table. I was daydreaming about going home and my little routine I had established in Denver. I […]
How Many Ways Can You Eat Lobster?
I love lobster, like really L-O-V-E lobster – I would choose to eat lobster for my final meal if I had to. When I decided to go back to the Canadian Maritimes, it wasn’t the beautiful hikes, welcoming Acadian culture, seaside villages, or biking trails that had me most excited; it was the opportunity to […]
Take a Houseboat Vacation and Learn to Relax
“But what is there to do for 4 days on a houseboat vacation?” I asked Dalene and Pete one day when we were chatting on Facebook planning our upcoming trip to New Brunswick. “You just relax,” Dalene answered in a somewhat surprised that-was-a-stupid-question tone. I was skeptical. Relax…that seems easy, right? For most people it […]
Behind the Scenes of Travel Blogging Reader Feedback
Sometimes travel blogging can be a pretty isolating career. I know that sounds strange since I come in contact with so many people and places everyday when I’m traveling – but a life of constant travel also leaves me a little out of touch with real life too. One of the hardest things about running […]
Things to do in Tuktoyaktuk Northwest Territories
If you just come, put your foot in the Arctic Ocean, or walk on it in winter and turn around – then you are missing out. To really experience Tuktoyaktuk (Tuk as the locals call it), you need to stay a night, walk around, get stuck in the snow, rely on the kindness of the […]
4 Fun Things to do On The Water in Maine
Maine is well-known for its 5,000 mile coastline—from sandy beaches to lighthouses on granite cliffs. Yes, I know what you are thinking – 5,000 miles – no way! Actually, it has 293 miles if you draw a line from the top to the bottom of the state along the coast. However, the Maine coast isn’t […]
Why Would Someone Live in the Canadian Arctic?
At the far north end of the Dempster Highway sits the remote community of Inuvik. Located 125 miles above the Arctic Circle, with only one road connecting it to the rest of the globe. The community not only lives with, but also thrives in, 9 months of winter-like weather and 1 month of total darkness. […]
What Are Instagram Stories And How Do You View Them?
Everyone has a story…and my job is finding them and sharing them. My goal is to inspire more people to get out and be curious about the world and find their own stories and epic adventures. Luckily the process of sharing a story just got easier. What are Instagram Stories Instead of the usual viewing […]
The Ultimate Arctic Adventure – Drive the Ice Roads in Canada
“Wait, you’re telling me we are driving on the Arctic Ocean?” I exclaimed in disbelief as my stomach fluttered with butterflies. We had just gone to a whole new level in this winter adventure in the Canadian Arctic by driving on the Arctic Ocean. It seemed so normal to be speeding down the road, the […]
Forget Cruising and Take a Real Arctic Adventure Tour
One if by land, two if by sea; everyone knows land is better whenever possible, even the forefathers. It’s that time of year when people start heading north in search of Arctic Adventure Tours. Most people go to the Arctic by ship cruise in the summer – it’s the most accessible, however Canada’s Northwest Territory […]