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Thank You Pacsafers for 15 Awesome Years

Thank You Pacsafers for 15 Awesome Years

  We have much to be thankful for. We’re thankful for a beautiful planet to travel, we thankful for the amazing people around the world who welcome us into their countries, but most importantly, we thank you for allowing us to have these experiences. Pacsafers – you’ve helped our brand [...]

Travel Agents: Are There Really Any Left and If So, Why?

Travel Agents: Are There Really Any Left and If So, Why?

I am a travel agent. I don’t have a license, a certificate or even a secret decoder ring but I do have a computer with internet access. Of course, that means I’m also a doctor, realtor, lawyer and all around expert–in-everything, but that’s fodder for another column. Right now I’m [...]

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Alchemy

Alchemy

The word change can mean a lot of things. The pennies in my pocket are change. When you put on a workout shirt in the middle of the day, that’s change. Kids change during their formative years into a terrifying creature known as the teenager. There used to be a [...]

Trail Ready Cocktails

Trail Ready Cocktails

Some people don’t understand that hammockers are not just lazy , work avoiding low lifes, swaying in the breeze with a cocktail, a sunset and a beach. The truth is that we’re a hardworking, active group of adventurers, climbing mountains, fording rivers, exploring new environments, with just our hammocks and [...]

Why My Wife Wants a Separate Seat When Flying

Why My Wife Wants a Separate Seat When Flying

Okay, I may not be the easiest guy to travel with but really, separate seats? I thought it was just bad luck or a lousy system that made the airlines seat us separately lately. That is until The Wife fessed up to her tricks. Here are a few reasons why. [...]

Top 10 Must-Do’s in Hawaii

Top 10 Must-Do’s in Hawaii

Hawaii, the island state, is a magnificent, lush group of islands that feature an array of outdoor pursuits. Staying active and getting in touch with nature is easy as visitors find themselves either on a beach, in a mountain or a rainforest. Each island is unique to it’s landscape and [...]

Traveling Off-Season

Traveling Off-Season

Ah, the off-season. Time to re-cooperate, repair and plan. Or is it? The height of tourist season has its advantages, but also its drawbacks.

Best Sites to see while Driving California Route 1

Best Sites to see while Driving California Route 1

California’s legendary Pacific Coast Highway Route 1 meanders along California’s coast from Northern Mendocino to Los Angeles. If car commercials get you excited, than get ready for one amazing road trip as Route 1 is the west coast’s gateway to nature and luxury. To better enjoy the Californian sun, rent [...]

Soak It Up at Strawberry Park Hot Springs

Soak It Up at Strawberry Park Hot Springs

Ethereal steam drifted through the cold winter air, shifting and swirling white against the black sky in the light of a nearly full moon. Hot water cascaded peacefully into the pool where dozens of people soaked in Strawberry Park Hot Springs. It was spring break, and while there were some [...]