The American Southwest with No More Deaths – Guest Post

Interested in experiencing in the American Southwest with a purpose much stronger than tourism? No More Deaths is an organization providing humanitarian aid to people crossing the Sonoran Desert. Guest author, Brian Traut, shares his reflections on his time with the nonprofit. Brian Traut and I met while both living…

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Road Trip Camping Planner: The Essentials

Planning a classic, American roadtrip to some of our great National Parks? Fearful you might forget somethings? Use this road trip camping planner to make sure you’ve got the essentials! In this particular trip, we drove from Wisconsin to the Grand Canyon, then onward to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, and Arches…

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Visiting New Orleans in January

New Orleans is a great town to visit, whether for a weekend or a week. With it’s famous beignets, po’boys, and jambalaya, it can be hard to see past the food. Here’s a few insights from a visit to the Big Easy in the month of January. Courtesy of a…

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Two Days in the Grand Canyon

How to get the most out of a short trip to the Grand Canyon. Two days, three nights, one car, and a crew of crazies. Two Days in the Grand Canyon, Is it Enough?? Guidebooks, blogs, rangers, and everything in-between will tell you: Ya can’t truly experience the Grand Canyon…

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Activist Travel: Supporting Standing Rock NoDAPL

Late in Fall of 2016 a few friends drove supplies out to the Standing Rock water protectors. This is a short tale for anyone interested in doing something similar. Got the itch for meaningful travel and have limited time? While traveling to the Oceti Sakowin Camp, Sacred Stone, and Rosebud…

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