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November 28, 2017

The Good

  • Panama: We always knew we would go through most of Central America fairly quickly, but if we have one regret, it’s that we didn’t slow down enough to enjoy more of Panama. From island hopping through the Caribbean town of Bocas del Toro to chasing one more...

October 26, 2017

When in doubt, say yes. To people, to experiences, to new ideas, to anything that excites or intrigues you. Why? Because I’ve never heard of someone’s life changing by saying no.  And a yes, like a yes to a date, could mean you end up meeting a person that changes ever...

October 18, 2017

The Good

  • In real life (because we can all agree this is not real life), Nick and I were both drawn to life in the fast lane. The extrovert in each of us has a hard time saying no because we both draw a ton of our energy and inspiration from being around people and t...

September 28, 2017


If you’re wondering if you should go to Baja California, you should. It’s neither California or mainland Mexico, but as the name suggests, it’s a marriage of both places on one small peninsula. Tijuana and Ensenada are starting to meaningfully compete with San Dieg...

September 19, 2017

The Good 

  • The Oaxaca coast provided swell for our last week of surfing in Mexico.  The cherry on top was that our favorite camping spot of the trip, Playa San Diego, was empty and we got to enjoy multiple days of private surfing. Playa SD isn’t on a map and it has z...

August 22, 2017

The Good:

  • For the last 3 weeks we've had 4 different visitors! Carmen & Doug in Oaxaca, Cam in Barra de la Cruz, and Dave in Baja de San Diego. Carmen and Doug came for the Oaxacan food and sites while Cam and Doug chased waves with us on the coast.  Visitors offer...

July 31, 2017

The Good 

  • Life on the road is starting to feel “normal”. The first few weeks felt like I was going through the awkward teen phase all over again. I felt clumsy showering outside, I couldn’t quite figure out how to change without turning into a total nudist, cooking...

June 30, 2017

In the past month, my life has shifted away from a calculated schedule in a well manicured life to a series of serendipitous moments I would be incapable of proactively architecting, even if I tried. This is what the next year will be for me - a conscious cruise fueled...

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