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Featured Articles

Featuring both the newest and best of from Desk to Dirtbag.

Photo Favorite – Brimstone Gulch

Photo Favorite – Brimstone Gulch

Brimstone Gulch, a slot canyon in Grand Staircase Escalanate, Utah. I spent a day exploring the narrow slot canyons of Spooky, Brimstone, and Peek-A-Boo Gulch.

Finding Your Quest and Adventure - The Happiness of Pursuit

Finding Your Quest and Adventure – The Happiness of Pursuit

The importance of finding your quest and bringing adventure into your life -- a review of the book the Happiness of Pursuit by Chris Guillebeau.

My Favorite Resources for Learning Spanish

My Favorite Resources for Learning Spanish

The tools and resources for learning Spanish that I used in preparation for my trip to South America as well as upon landing in Colombia.

Photo Favorite – Salvation Mountain

Photo Favorite – Salvation Mountain

Salvation Mountain near Niland, California and Slab City. I first heard of Salvation Mountain through the film, Into the Wild, I believe. It is a man made "mountain" that has been painted and decorated in homage to God by an eccentric old man.

Budgeting for Adventure - Save Money, Make Money, Make it Happen

Budgeting for Adventure – Save Money, Make Money, Make it Happen

It can be extremely tough to know how much you need to save in advance for a major undertaking such as a multi-month trip. We'll talk about some general guidelines for costs, ways to save money in your day-to-day life, ways to make some extra money on the side, and much more.

How to Live Rent Free with Airbnb

How to Live Rent Free with Airbnb

A detailed guide as to how I was able to make my monthly rent and utility costs by renting my property through Airbnb, how to jump start your hosting career successfully, and what it is like to be a host.

Photo Favorite – Sunset on the California Coast

Photo Favorite – Sunset on the California Coast

Sunset along the California Coast, Highway 1, north of San Francisco. I finally returned to see salt water along the Pacific Ocean after spending the better part of the year, inland and in the mountains and deserts of the American Southwest.

August 2014 Income Report

August 2014 Income Report

Climbing to Location Independence: A candid and in depth report of just how much money I made (or didn't make) this month in my online endeavors and my pursuit of location independence.

The Best Laptop You Will Find for Backpacking and Traveling

The Best Laptop You Will Find for Backpacking and Traveling

Finding the perfect lightweight, portable laptop for backpacking and traveling overseas. What YOU need to know what making a selection and what I chose.


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