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Sunshine and sand in November are foreign concepts to me. Living in the Pacific Northwest, my fall weather routine consists of bundling up my rain jacket and sipping on hot tea to chase the chill from my body. Earlier in November, my husband and I were finally able to take our honeymoon – a whole...[ Read More ]

Lisa Pederson

We’ve been planning it for nearly a decade. My sweet nephew, only 11 at the time, brushed off our comments about going to Vegas when he turned 21. As a kid not even in his teens, he had better things to do with his time like ride his bike and play baseball with his buddies....[ Read More ]

Lisa Pederson

The fog closed up tighter around me, covered up the trail in front of me and the views we just had seen of the highest point on the Inca Trail only became a blurry imagination of my memory. Green became grey. 4215 meters of altitude. The rain started to pour down again. I didn’t feel...[ Read More ]

Linn Haglund, Brainy Backpackers