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

Building a Successful Adventure Travel Blog

Building a Successful Adventure Travel Blog

An in depth look and review of the Travel Blog Success Course and what you need in order to have a successful adventure travel blog.

Photo Favorite – Riding into a Sandstorm in Yemen

Photo Favorite – Riding into a Sandstorm in Yemen

Riding into a sandstorm by motorbike in Mocha, Yemen. We hired a few mototaxis to drive us two hours down the beach, through the sand, with waves lapping at the tires, to go to the world's original coffee port, Mocha (also where the name of the beverage comes from).

Win an Aeropress Coffee Maker Absolutely Free - For Killer Coffee While Camping, Traveling, or Wherever

Win an Aeropress Coffee Maker Absolutely Free – For Killer Coffee While Camping, Traveling, or Wherever

The Aeropress is simply put the best way to make coffee while camping, traveling, or yes, even in your apartment. Enter to win one absolutely FREE!

How You Can Live a Better Story Today

How You Can Live a Better Story Today

All of us enjoy reading a good story, but what if, like a writer putting pen to paper, you could begin crafting the life you are living into a better story? A review of Don Miller's book A Million MIles in a Thousand Years.

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.

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.


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