Hitching Portugal’s Armpit

Well, perhaps not the armpit. Some people really like this part of Portugal. Some people also like licking armpits. I am neither of those people. And I suppose an armpit in winter is far more curvy and elegant than it is in the summer. For me, this armpit was hot, sweaty, and reeking of rotten… Continue reading Hitching Portugal’s Armpit

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Cruising Northern Portugal

When we last met, I was heading through the rain on a bus down from Vigo on the Spain-Portugal border. Portugal, land of charred octopus, grandiose rock beaches and abandoned houses. Spain's smaller cohabitant of the Iberian peninsula offers a lot in a small stretch of land, and I intended to see as much of… Continue reading Cruising Northern Portugal

Madrid and Cowboy Country

Big things have changed in my life, including finally receiving my degree from Aalborg University. With this piece of paper reading "You're now an 'adult'....on paper", it's time for me to venture out into this world with starry eyes and a can-do attitude (or whatever). But not without a good ramble first. Yes, before I… Continue reading Madrid and Cowboy Country

Camping in Teton

I've teamed up once again with Ivana of Black Hummus DiariesĀ in a fresh Chicken Fried scramble of Americana adventure. This time, we tackle Grand Teton and the illustrious Yellowstone National Park. But first; some baby goats from our trip up to Colorado's Mt. Evans. I visited Grand Teton and Yellowstone for the first time three… Continue reading Camping in Teton

Best Free Apps for Backpackers (and Travelers in General)

I've been backpacking and rambling around for the past five years, and for that time I have had my trusty phone by my side to help when I need it. At home, I try to be as minimal as possible and use an old clunker brick phone, but let's be honest: Smart Phones have made… Continue reading Best Free Apps for Backpackers (and Travelers in General)