Overcome Jet Lag

Overcome Jet Lag

During the three years that Ryan and I worked as engineers in China, we got used to our constant companion “JL.” Nope, not Jenny from the Block, but JET LAG. Avoiding and overcoming jet lag was necessary for our job security. After a refreshing 12-hour...
Benefits of Using Resistance Bands

Benefits of Using Resistance Bands

Alex and I (Ryan) started a new workout program recently. I was hesitant to begin because we don’t have access to free weights. Fortunately, the program includes a “bandifier.” This means there’s a person on the screen demonstrating how to do...
Travel Tips for Couples

Travel Tips for Couples

Bon voyage! Whether traveling just across the state or across the world, there are both ups and downs when traveling with your significant other. With the stress of planning and the anticipation, travel is a big test for every couple. Now after traveling to over 30...
Peru Itinerary 10 Days DIY

Peru Itinerary 10 Days DIY

After living in Cusco, Peru for 2-months, we celebrated with a big trip when Ryan’s sister and brother-in-law visited. To fit the best of Peru in just 10 days, we decided to take time to explore Cusco, hike the Lares Trek, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Paracas,...
Gift Guide for the Backpacker

Gift Guide for the Backpacker

Backcountry backpacking and hiking is our favorite hobby. From multi-day treks through snow or desert, high altitude or at sea level, we’re always game for a hike. Throughout our many hikes on several continents, we’ve learned which gear is essential and...
Gift Guide for the Traveler

Gift Guide for the Traveler

There are endless lists of gadgets and gear for travelers. What we have found, though, is less is more. The less you can pack, the more you can bring home. After living abroad for 4-years, here is a compilation of our favorite traveling gear. Any friend of yours who...

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