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How To Get Over Your Fears of First Time Backcountry Camping

By Renee Hahnel | May 21, 2020 | 2 Comments
How To Get Over Your Fears of First Time Backcountry Camping

I vividly remember my first time backcountry camping. Looking back, I had very little idea of what I was doing and I made a lot of preventable mistakes. Each backpacking trip since then has led to a gradual increase in my confidence and skills… and now I’ve spent countless nights…

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Top Tips for Sleeping In Your Car on Road Trips

By Renee Hahnel | April 24, 2020 | 12 Comments
Top Tips for Sleeping In Your Car on Road Trips

Sleeping in your car can turn any road trip into a more budget friendly adventure. Plus, it’s a super convenient way to travel with a high level of freedom and independence!  Over the years I have road tripped and lived in all types of vehicles: 4×4’s, sedans, tiny hatchbacks, campervans, and…

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How To Responsibly Enjoy Nature During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Renee Hahnel | March 23, 2020 | 3 Comments
How To Responsibly Enjoy Nature During the COVID-19 Pandemic BANNER

Last updated May 1st, 2020 Well, this is a post I never thought I would have to write! I am sure you are all aware by now that the world is experiencing a pandemic: COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. It’s undoubtedly scary and uncertain times, and many of us are drawing…

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Snowshoe to Artist Point (Washington’s BEST Winter Adventure!)

By Renee Hahnel | March 1, 2020 | 2 Comments
Snowshoe to Artist Point Washington

There are so many amazing things to do in the state of Washington during winter, but the absolute best (in my opinion) is to snowshoe to Artist Point! Located in the Mount Baker area of the North Cascades, Artist Point is a relatively accessible adventure to take during the winter…

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9 Must-Do Kauai Outdoor Adventures + Packing Guide

By Renee Hahnel | February 18, 2020 | 4 Comments
9 Must-Do Kauai Outdoor Adventures -Renee Roaming

Kauai is one of those destinations that will leave you wanting to return time-and-time again. It’s home to breathtaking scenery, some of the world’s best beaches, insane hikes, and much more. In this blog post I am sharing 9 must-do Kauai outdoor adventures for your next island vacation! I’m also…

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9 Spring Travel Destinations to Inspire Your Next Trip!

By Renee Hahnel | February 9, 2020 | 1 Comment
9 Spring Travel Destinations to Inspire Your Next Trip

Spring is a wonderful time to travel! You can visit popular destinations before summer crowds set in, while the weather isn’t too hot yet, and when prices are still relatively affordable. If you’re anything like me then you are more than ready to throw off the cobwebs of winter and…

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Eco-Friendly Outdoor Hygiene Tips for Every Hiker and Camper

By Renee Hahnel | February 5, 2020 | 1 Comment
Eco-Friendly Outdoor Hygiene Tips for Every Hiker and Camper

We all know that personal hygiene is a crucial aspect to our health. However, when you’re outdoors things can be a little more difficult… I still remember my first overnight camping trip and being SO worried about how I would poop in the backcountry 😆 Now I look back at…

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Oregon 7 Day Road Trip Exploring the Coast, Mountains, Lakes, and Waterfalls!

By Renee Hahnel | January 30, 2020 | 6 Comments

Oregon is one of my favorite road trip destinations. It is home to some of the most beautiful coastline, mountains, waterfalls, lakes, and hot springs in the United States! To help you explore it for yourself, I’ve put together a comprehensive Oregon 7 day road trip itinerary. You will also…

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12 Ways to Be a Responsible Traveler

By Renee Hahnel | January 19, 2020 | 4 Comments
12 Ways to be a Responsible Traveler

Over my years of traveling I have had some truly incredible experiences, but sadly I have also seen the ugly sides of tourism. As traveling becomes more and more popular and over-tourism continues to be a growing problem, we all need to do our part and be more responsible travelers. …

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Plan an Incredible Trip to the Big Island of Hawaii

By Renee Hahnel | January 12, 2020 | 16 Comments
Plan an Incredible Trip to the Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii is one of my favorite tropical destinations! My first visit was in 2014 as part of my honeymoon, then I explored the island in 2017 during our National Parks road trip, and again in late 2019 for a beach getaway. Each visit has left me…

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