Travel on a budget, not backpacking

Budget travel does not necessarily mean living from a backpack and sleeping in crowded hostel dorm rooms. With a little planning, it is possible to travel on a budget while still enjoying the sights, sounds, and flavors — even the creature comforts — of any destination. The low-season travel months are just around the corner … [Read more…]

My Backpacking Gear Checklist (How To Pack For A Trek)

My Lightweight Backpacking Gear Setup Outdoor Gear Guide Learn how to pack for a successful overnight backpacking or trekking adventure with lightweight gear essentials like a tent, stove, clothing, and more. My ultimate backpacking checklist! As you’re about to see with my ultimate backpacking checklist here — I’m a total gear nerd! Slim Leather Travel … [Read more…]

Backpacking in Aravaipa Canyon

Arizona is home to some of the most diverse and well-known natural landscapes in the United States, including the red rocks of Sedona, Grand Canyon National Park, and the isolated mesas of Monument Valley. But for the first-time backpacker looking for a truly unique wilderness canyon experience, Aravaipa Canyon is the most ideal destination in … [Read more…]