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The Car-Camping Guide: Road Trip Tips and Tricks

Before I left on The Pacific Northwest Tour, I shared my road trip essentials… the things I do to prepare from a safety standpoint. Now for a random selection of […]

Outdoors

Rethinking Adventure Food with Fishpeople Seafood

A few weeks before I set out out on the Pacific Northwest Tour, I got a treat. The folks at Fishpeople Seafood contacted me to see if I’d be interested […]

Travel

The Car-Camping Guide: Road Trip Essentials

You’ve probably figured out by now that I spend a lot of time on the road. There are a great many facets to making a road trip come together and, […]

Travel

Geowoodstock to TBEX: Lessons from the road…

So I’ve finally finished the tale of last year’s Geowoodstock to TBEX expedition. Took awhile huh? It was a necessary, albeit lengthy, exercise for me to process the experience and […]

Outdoors

A lesson in less

It’s always amazing what you find when you clean house, even virtually. I found this little musing buried in my drafts and thought I should finally share it. I originally […]

Outdoors

Car Camping 101 – Getting Started

We here at Val in Real Life HQ tend to view life through granola-colored glasses. I know, I know…that’s stating the obvious. The point is though, that all this camping, […]

Travel

What comes after Plan Z?

Don’t you love it when life just dishes out hiccup after hiccup? Yeah, me too. Good times. After much energy spent planning our New England car-camping adventure, those plans are […]

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