HONEYMOON VIETNAM VISA LESSONS

Jane Baumgartner ABROAD, LIFESTYLE + CULTURE 0 Comments

Honeymoons are for relaxing, sleeping in, and enjoying a lavish trip with your new partner for life. Ok, for some, this is what honeymoons are, for us we chose to push ourselves to a new place and explore something foreign to both of us. We knew there would be a pinnacle moment where we would truly be challenged, frustrated, and …

A CABIN IN THE WOODS: GLAMPING IN GIRDWOOD, ALASKA

Jane Baumgartner ABROAD, PARTNERS 0 Comments

When you think of Alaska, you’d think there would be ski resorts galore, full of powdery lines, warm beverages, and 18 layers to keep you warm. However, the town of Girdwood holds the only ski resort in the state, Alyeska Resort. This quaint town flows with never ending activities for the foodies, beer snobs, and outdoor enthusiasts. Tucked just off …

ON THE HUNT FOR AN ALASKAN CABIN IN THE WOODS

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As I write this my eyes are straining to keep open and a full pot of tea is waiting to be gulped down. When the sun sets past midnight you find yourself out by the bonfire sipping a growler of homebrew till 2am, letting time become obsolete. We end our camping, wedding, backpacking adventure with the perfect vacation from our …

Mountaintown Ella, Sri Lanka

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Our decision to travel to Ella sprouted from exchanging travel experiences with another couple while enjoying lunch with a view at Jungle Beach– a short tuktuk ride from Galle. This was another beautiful spot that was recommended for us to stay, hopefully on our next trip! We mentioned the general direction our trip was forming, two days in Tissa for …

All Aboard! Taking a Train in Sri Lanka Just Might Change Your Life

Jane Baumgartner ABROAD 0 Comments

The Honeymoon shenanigans in Sri Lanka continued, making our way from Negombo to the historic town of Galle, about 3 hours south by train. Our Patagonia Black Hole duffels quickly became a makeshift seat, as finding for a vacant spot in time amongst the hundreds of other travelers and locals can become a mad dash. In Sri Lanka there are …

7 WAYS TO HAVE A SPONTANEOUS HONEYMOON

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Every honeymoon is unique, there’s never a wrong place to start a life together. After seven months of marriage, Outdoor Junkiez founders Jane and Drew Farwell have finally decided to share all. Tune in for our Honeymoon inspired blog series that will take you on our month long adventure of tuk-tuks, veggie samosas, bahn mi’s, and junk boats. How about …

ROAD TRIPPING DOWN MEMORY LANE

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The mission was simple: Take Jane’s old trusty pick-up truck from Bainbridge Island, Washington, rip it down the coast to a friend’s wedding in LA, and then drop it off at Jane’s parent’s new casa in Fort Collins, Colorado. Keep in mind we’ve been living on Oahu where the longest road trip we often undertake is the 30+ mile excursion …