Unconventional Gift Ideas: Gift Giving for Eco-Conscious Adventurers and Travelers

Tips November 5, 2018

I promise you won’t find gag gifts, or single-use items, or “fad” items. Instead you’ll find products I truly love (and have bought with my own money), causes I support, and gifts that do good. Conspicuous waste should never be celebrated.

Under $25: Must Have Travel Accessories for No-Fuss Travelers

Travel Tips May 9, 2018

From camera protection, to portable door alarm, these are must-have travel items under $25 for practical, non-sense travelers.

How to Get Iran Visa for US Citizens (2019)

The following is my experience getting an Iran tourist visa as an American passport holder. TLDR: it wasn’t easy. I found that there was a lot of outdated information online when searching for the latest Iran visa application process for US citizens – so I thought I’d share my experience here. The procedure will be similar to Canadian/UK passport holders as well.

Sani Pass, A Spectacular Day Trip to Lesotho

Sani Pass, also known as the Roof of Africa, lies between South Africa and Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho (pronounced Le-su-thu). It is a series of treacherous switchbacks that takes you up to 2865m and delivers spectacular scenery as it slowly makes it way over the Drakensburg Mountains.

Puerto Bujaruelo, Hiking from Spain to France

Puerto Bujaruelo (known as Port de Boucharo in French) is a mountain pass on France-Spain border. The path across this mountain pass has been in use since the Roman time, so that’s kind of cool. We chose this particular gate for the novelty of being able to say “We walked all the way to France!”