Backpacking 101: Training

Backpacking 101: Training

Backpacking is a physical activity, with all the talk of packing and gear and planning you might forget that you actually have to hike, sometimes up difficult terrain and at high elevations. If your plan is to “couch to thru-hike” you’re gonna have a bad time. Even for shorter hikes, it’s a good idea to get some training in so…

Backpacking 101: All My Secrets

Backpacking 101: All My Secrets

If you’ve been following along in my Backpacking 101 series then you probably have a pretty good handle on the keystone elements for backpacking. This post has all the random little tips and tricks I’ve picked up over the years that make backpacking so much fun as well as making some of the harder aspects a little more bearable.  Some…

Getting Paid For Content Creation

Getting Paid for Content Creation

If you are a creative and want to get into the blogger/influencer industry, getting paid is the goal. The first thing to know is that it is a wildly popular and saturated market. To stand out you are going to have to work hard and have a good plan. The second thing to know is all those blog posts and…

Backpacking 101: Packing Your Backpack

Backpacking 101: Packing Your Backpack

So you’ve got all the gear, mapped out your route, and gotten all your food squared away, now how do you fit it all in that backpack?! Very carefully! Just kidding. Packing up your backpack isn’t too hard once you know where everything should go. Lucky for you I’ll be going over how to pack your backpack today! The first…

How to start a creative career

How to Start a Creative Career

There are tons of digital nomads working in the creative space including myself. Creative careers tend to lend themselves to the digital nomad lifestyle in that most can be done anywhere (no need for an office), most are done digitally, and many of them you can run yourself as a freelancer or entrepreneur. If you’ve always had a creative side…

Backpacking 101: Planning

Backpacking 101: Planning

Where do you get started planning your first backpacking trip? It can be a little daunting and overwhelming which is why I’m going to go over all the planning elements you’ll need for a great trip.  The key to any good backpacking trip is going to be planning and research. Knowing and understanding exactly what you are getting into will…

Backpacking 101: Food

Backpacking 101: Food

Welcome to week 3 of Backpacking 101, let’s talk about food!  Some things to take into account when you are meal planning and packing up your food are perishability, weight, nutrients, and calories. You want your food to support your hiking so you need to get enough calories and nutrients without carrying too much weight, you also don’t want any…