Explorer Tips

Tools for Spring Break on a Budget

Tools for Spring Break on a Budget

Spring break is coming up! Have you decided where you are going? It was about this time last year that we decided we need a break from our very busy lives, but as an MBA student family, we have to be careful of how much […]

Tips and Tricks For your Trip to Havasu Falls

Tips and Tricks For your Trip to Havasu Falls

If you are planning on going on the hike to Havasu Falls, I can’t recommend it more highly. It was incredible, and well worth the effort. There are only three ways of getting there; by helicopter, through the use of a horse/mule train, or on […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Air Travel

A Beginner’s Guide to Air Travel

When I began writing this post, I was sitting in an airport doing some people watching. Hundreds of people walked by as I waited to board my plane, each one with a different level of experience in air travel. I saw many seasoned pros who […]

Using Holiday Breaks to Pad your Travel

Using Holiday Breaks to Pad your Travel

We are already into November. Can you believe it? Before we know it some significant holidays will be here! There are many holidays that go on during the next three months, and I’m not discounting those, but I’m specifically talking about Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New […]

Road Trip with a Toddler Survival Tips

Road Trip with a Toddler Survival Tips

I’ll admit, survival does sound a bit melodramatic. However, those who have ever road tripped with a toddler know that they can be really good or really bad. Over the last 5 months, we have logged around 80 hours in the car with Rosalie as […]

How to Escape to Island Park, Idaho

How to Escape to Island Park, Idaho

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Island Park, Idaho is the perfect escape from the wear of everyday life. Every time I have been there, our time is composed of two things; relaxing and playing. And maybe eating our favorite comfort foods. This is a place […]

Free and Inexpensive To Dos for Family Travel on the Oregon Coast

Free and Inexpensive To Dos for Family Travel on the Oregon Coast

Last week we shared our highlight video from our trip to the Oregon Coast. Since we are all about inspiring AND helping you for your own adventures, below you will find details to make planning your trip to the Oregon Coast a little easier. Where […]

Tips & Tricks of Backpacking with a Toddler

Tips & Tricks of Backpacking with a Toddler

Last week we posted our highlight video from our recent backpacking trip to Soldier Lakes in Central Idaho. In the video we shared some of our simple tips on how to make a backpacking adventure with a toddler go smoothly. I’ll admit, I was a […]

Backpacking with a Toddler Highlights

Backpacking with a Toddler Highlights

When Kyle and I first started dating, we quickly realized our mutual love of the outdoors. We had both grown up hiking, camping, and backpacking, and it didn’t take much of a discussion to determine that we were going to raise our family in the […]

Our Favorite Explorer Secret: Taking Opportunities

Our Favorite Explorer Secret: Taking Opportunities

The chance to explore a new place or travel to an exciting destination doesn’t always fall into your lap. But sometimes, it is looming right in front of you, waiting for you to reach out and grab it.   Our Opportunities If I look through […]