Why We Travel

Beauty Last year, around the same time as now, I wrote a piece about why we travel with intentions of highlighting the meaning of travel as it relates to our experiences. As we’ve been traveling through South America for four months now, I think it’s appropriate to continue this conversation. While there are many reasons…

How to Spend Four Days in the Amazon Rainforest

When Jessica first mentioned visiting the Amazon during our trip through South America, the hairs on my arms stood up. I immediately thought of all the creepy crawlies and vicious reptiles that were waiting there patiently to eat us. I grew up in a household that didn’t really do things like go on wildlife tours…

Why We Travel

Connectivity For most of my life, I’ve drifted along in the sway of time with a passivity which has permitted the current to carry me in what I’ve mostly presumed to be the “right” direction. Growing up, there wasn’t an exact something or somebody that I wanted to be – but to be good, and…