Mexico: Things To See and Do in Sayulita (Mexico’s Surf City)

Sayulita Surf

So you haven’t heard of Sayulita?  Well, it’s definitely worth checking out if you’re into fish tacos, surfing and chilled out beach bars.  It’s not one of your big tourist towns like Cabo, Cancun or Puerto Vallarta and as a result it flies under the radar of mainstream tourism…for now.  At the moment Sayulita remains […]

Rocky Mountain Snowboard and Ski Terms

Gaper Day

Have you ever taken a trip up to the Rocky Mountains, tried to talk with the locals and not understand what the hell they were talking about?  Well I have, and I recently realized that the folks who live up in these small mountain towns of the Rocky Mountains have their own vernacular and terminology […]

Arizona: Top 5 Things To See and Do in Globe

Globe Arizona

Let’s face it, you’re not traveling across the country just to see Globe, AZ.  BUT if you’re in the area its not a bad place to spend a day.  You may have heard about its quaint old town feel, its beautiful desert scenery and its pre-Columbian ruins.  So if you find yourself in the Phoenix […]

Gear Review: How Does the SteriPen UV Water Purification System Work?

Steripen

The Steripen is a UV water purification system.  It’s a small hand-held device that emits UV rays to purify water by killing bacteria, protozoa and viruses.  It takes 4 AA batteries and weighs about 5 ounces.  The Steripen UV water purification system is one of the best ways to completely purify water while camping and […]

Gear Review: Pros and Cons of The Lifestraw Water Filtration System

Lifestraw

First developed in 2005, the Lifestraw was originally designed to filter out micro organisms from water in sub saharan Africa.  It was created as part of an initiative to help the world’s poor get access to clean water.  Today Lifestraw-brand products are being used in water projects in over 64 countries.  Okay, that’s enough on […]

Torn between Two Worlds: A Cultural Guide To South Korea

Ajumma at Fishmarket in Busan

Wandering the color-filled and lively streets of Seoul in late 2014, I find myself in a place that does not really seem to be Korean initially. In one of the fastest growing economies in the world, a lot of cultural changes are taking place, which makes traveling to Seoul a special experience. The Americans, who […]