“Ok Backpack” I said as I fastened the clips and tightened the straps on my 65 liter bag “I’ll see you on the other side.  Be safe”  With a final check...

komodo national park, komodo dragon, Indonesia, Komodo Island

Komodo and Rinca are the two largest islands in Komodo National Park.  They are home to a plethora of wildlife, including komodo dragons, wild boars, monkeys, water buffalo, deer, flying foxes...

Pulau padar island komodo national park hiking indonesia

Pulau Padar (Padar Island) is the third-largest island in Indonesia’s Komodo National Park, after Komodo and Rinca Islands.  It’s famous for the breathtaking views it provides of the Komodo archipelago. For...

Charlie and Theanie on the trail

When our dogs see their backpacks, they have a tendency to freak out a little.  After a long winter of casual walks and backyard fetch games, getting into the mountains and...

Boise downtown at sunset camel's back park hull's gulch reserve

If you look up Camel’s Back Park or Hull’s Gulch, you’ll be shown pages upon pages of all the great activities you can do around this part of Boise.  It’s not...

I was planning on making  this post a part of my Vacation Chronicles: Alaska series, but when I sat down to write it things got a little out of control.  We...

Check out Vacation Chronicles: Anchorage, Alaska for more info about things to do in AK! Seward is a small city located in the Kenai Peninsula.  It is a popular tourist destination thanks to...

The one word that comes to mind when I think of Alaska is WILD.  That might just be some very successful state marketing, but it truly is the most wild place...