Most Memorable Moments of a Nomadic 2023

In 2023, Jennifer and I reveled in our nomadic lifestyle, facing challenges and cherishing unique experiences. From an encounter with a serval in Tanzania to conquering Mount Kilimanjaro, each moment was memorable. As the world reopened, we savored diverse cultures and landscapes, creating unforgettable memories for a remarkable year.

Best Memorable Moments of 2022 – Top 10

2022 had a lot of ups and downs for Jennifer and me. We celebrated new jobs and felt the uncertainty that comes with losing a job during an inflationary spiral. We purchased a house to help out a loved one, only to find out that the inspector missed A LOT. That cost us a lot…

Abyss Lake Trail in Colorado – Backpacking Guide

Abyss Lake is a stunningly beautiful blue Colorado body of water sitting in the alpine bowl below two of the state’s highest peaks, Mount Bierstadt (14,065′) and Mount Evans (14,265′). The jagged 13,842′ Mount Spalding closes off the bowl and completes the alpine scene in a way that steels the show. Abyss Lake is found…

Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Top 10 Must-See and Do

In the history of the United States, there are few people who have done more to conserve our natural landscapes and wildlife than Theodore Roosevelt. According to the park’s service, while president, Roosevelt established 150 national forests, 51 federal bird reserves and 4 national game preserves (Both are today knowns as National Wildlife Refuges), 5…

Upper Diamond Lake Trail Guide – Indian Peaks Wilderness

Colorado’s Indian Peaks Wilderness is home to one of our favorite backpacking trips the Pawnee – Buchanan Loop. Because of this, we have been eager to return and explore more of the area. Diamond Lake is located in the heart of the wilderness area and is widely regarded as one of the best day hikes…

Mount Massive Loop in Colorado – Trail Guide

At only eighteen feet shy of being the tallest peak in Colorado, hiking the Mount Massive Loop can seem like a gargantuan undertaking. While its neighbor Mount Elbert (14,439′) is officially the highest mountain in Colorado it is a singular peak rising above the terrain. Mount Massive on the other hand has five summits all…