Osprey Sojourn 80L hybrid backpack
4.8

GEAR REVIEW: OSPREY SOJOURN 80L HYBRID BACKPACK

I finally did it, I got the travel bag I dreamed of during our year of travel around the world: the Osprey Sojourn 80L hybrid pack. If you followed our year of travel, you might remember me complaining...
These turbans are no joke. You can't live without one in the Sahara!
4.8

GEAR REVIEW: SCOTTeVEST TRAVEL BOXERS

SCOTTeVEST sent over a pair of their Travel Boxers, claiming that they could handle the challenge of hot and sweaty travel as well as their competition. That was a few months ago and while I put the boxers to...
The Q.U.E.S.T. Vest from SCOTTeVest for traveling.
4.0

GEAR REVIEW: SCOTTeVEST Q.U.E.S.T. VEST

I know you've asked yourself this same question when traveling: How can I do it all while packing less? It may have taken me more travel than necessary to answer that, but I'm finally doing more with...
Patagonia Black Hole 32L Review
4.5

GEAR REVIEW: PATAGONIA BLACK HOLE 32L

I was always envious of my wife when she could pack far more in carry-on luggage than me, since her clothing and footwear were much smaller. Sadly, just one of my size-13 shoes would fill up nearly a third...
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4.6

GEAR REVIEW: SCOTTeVEST LUCY CARDIGAN

Last week, I flew to Florida with Mark to take a short road trip through the Gulf Coast. As usual, I was looking for the best combination of travel clothes and gear to pack with me. As I was getting...
A traveler eats a Probar Meal while backpacking in Zion National Park.

PROBAR Meal: Fuel for Travel

Britnee and I just returned from an incredible two days of backpacking through the Virgin River Narrows in Zion National Park here in Utah. On our second day through-hiking the beautiful canyon, I was thrilled...
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BRITNEE’S REVIEW OF HER ORIGINAL PACKING LIST

Is it possible to fit everything you need to live on for one year around the world into a backpack? To go from a 953-square-foot living space and squeezing it into a 43-liter backpack was quite the challenge...
Mark and his Cotopaxi Pacaya jacket at Torres del Paine, Chile.

THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL PACKING LIST

Outfitting oneself for a round-the-world trip can be rather daunting and expensive, as you guess what might be needed throughout a whole year of travel. Then, trying to smash it all in a single pack makes...
Landscape Bolivia B&B in La Paz
4.8

LANDSCAPE BOLIVIA B&B IN LA PAZ

Landscape Bolivia B&B in La Paz was one of the prettiest hotels Mark and I stayed at on our trip. It looks like an old mansion that has been remodeled into a B&B with a beautiful staircase and amazing...
Residencial la Cabaña in Uyuni
3.1

RESIDENCIAL LA CABANA IN UYUNI

After our jeep crossing from Chile to Bolivia, Mark and I chose to rest for one night in Residencial la Cabaña in Uyuni. To sum it up, it was alright for just one night. Private Room: Our private room was...
Hostal Millantu in San Pedro de Atacama
4.0

HOSTAL MILLANTU IN SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

Hostal Millantu was a cute hostel outside of San Pedro de Atacama. My favorite things about it were the hammocks outside and the beautiful views of Volcano Licancabur. Private Room: We stayed in two of the...
Hotel Hain in Punta Arenas
4.2

HOTEL HAIN IN PUNTA ARENAS

On our second stay in Punta Arenas after returning from Torres del Paine, Mark and I stayed in Hotel Hain. This hotel featured beautiful wooden paneling, Selk'nam decorations, and used to be one of the...