3 Meals to up your Glamping Game

Curious how to shop for your next car camping trip? Here’s a sample shopping list and three simple easy gourmet meals to take your camping trip to the next level. Added bonus: everything tastes better when cooked outside. Note: it’s recommended that you actually get outside and go for a hike, rather than sit around and drink all day. Please try to clean up and leave no trace. … More 3 Meals to up your Glamping Game

A Beginners Guide to Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes

I grew up assuming that backpacking was not an option for me.  Backpacking along with scuba diving was looped into the “too dangerous for diabetics” category in my head. A category, which I’ve only recently realized is completely ludicrous. Unlike scuba diving, no one (other than my mom) has ever told me that backpacking is … More A Beginners Guide to Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes

The Vineyard Chronicles: El Buen Vino de Ensenada

Chianti, Marlborough Bay, Provence, Napa, La Rioja, Chile, Valle de Guadalupe.  Valle de Guadalupe is the wine region that makes up a part of Ensenada, Mexico about eighty miles south of the Tijuana border.  Ensenada has always housed a few vineyards, but it’s not until the past couple of years that Ensenada has truly emerged as … More The Vineyard Chronicles: El Buen Vino de Ensenada

10 Things Foreigners get Right about Americans

1. Everything is bigger in Amurica. Buildings, coffee, plates, cars, houses, freeways, lines… 2. Americans LOVE freedom whatever that means. “And I’m proud to be an American where at least I know I’m free!” 3. Americans have different accents. Californian, Bostonian, Southern 4. Americans eat hamburgers and hotdogs. On the 4th of July, at the … More 10 Things Foreigners get Right about Americans