We still can't believe that we actually camped in Canada. You could say that we've got a pretty righteous case of perma-stoke from it. We'll never forget the mountains, the summer snow, the views that took us to our knees, but we also learned a lot of unforgettable lessons. We did a lot of research … Continue reading Camping in Canada: What We Learned
Transience is generally not a hot topic for couples, and we're not really an exception. We try to keep the talk of impermanence to a minimum. That being said, with every passing summer, we find ourselves trying to be a little more transient. A little more dirtbag-gy. We're not sure what that means, but this … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Transitioning to Transience
Every single trip, there's One Thing we forget. Unnecessary accessories like our camera tripod, stickers, or Mandy's super cute hat for photo ops. Kinda important stuff, not enough to ruin the trip, but you're kicking yourself for forgetting it: parachord, coffee (gasp!), duct tape. Then, there's the big ticket items. The vital shit. It was on … Continue reading That One Thing
Prepare all you want, but unexpected twists make for the best kind of adventure. You can have all your gear laid out, but still forget your hat in the car at the airport (guilty). You can go over the lists a bajillion times, but don't buy rain pants (also guilty). We had checklists, booked our … Continue reading Oh, Canada!
Buh-bye! Adios! Au revoir! We're hopping on a plane...right now (thanks, WordPress mobile app), with just our packs, and are heading to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. HOW FREAKING COOL IS THAT?! Are we ready? Yeah, probably. As ready as we can be for something we've never done before. We've poured over tons of … Continue reading Banff-bound
For Kids To Parks Day (and to test our new sleeping pads for our upcoming Canada trip), we boogied up I-45 90 minutes to Sam Houston National Forest. Not only did we take our girls, but this time J.C.'s sister, Claire, and nephew Mac came along - and it was Mac's first camping trip. Needless … Continue reading Kids To Parks Day
We love camping, it's probably our favorite thing (besides each other and our kids and yada yada yada) but that doesn't mean you will like it. In fact, we're pretty sure you're going to hate it. So we've compiled our top 5 reasons that you shouldn't go camping: 1. THERE'S NO WIFI. There's no wifi … Continue reading We Promise, You Shouldn’t Go Camping.