Cruising the Beaches of Baja

Baja is a special place featuring just over 1900 miles of coastline, one of the main draws for travelers. Intrepid adventurers with 4WD can easily camp for months on remote beaches and rarely pay for a night’s stay.

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The Cactus Fields of Catavina

The boulder fields of Catavina offer a unique bit of Baja. Set smack in the middle of a 180-mile gas-free stretch between El Rosario and Villa Jesus Maria, the hamlet of Catavina is easy to pass by. Our advice is to spend the night. The boulder fields and an astonishing array of cactus combined with stunning sunsets make for a pleasant stop along the way.

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How To Plan The Best Last Minute Getaway

Getting the opportunity to jet off on a last-minute getaway can be such a fun experience, as the chance for an exciting spontaneous break can provide a much-needed escape from your busy working life. Planning your last minute trip needn’t be a difficult task, as there are just a few simple steps that you must follow to organize the ideal vacation. So, if you want to find out more, then read on to uncover some of the best top tips and tricks that you can make the most of today! 

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Back to Baja

The light rising over the bay bathed us in light, but it was the waves that had woken me. Not crashing onto the beach but like a whisper. Similar to belly breathing in Yoga with a long deep inhale culminating in a soft exhale. Thus began another day in paradise. This is life on the Baja.

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Things To Do In Oregon Wine Country

Since we’re all stuck at home these days we need to dream of what adventures we’ll be on when life returns to normal. Check out a few options for Oregon Wine Country!

The Willamette Valley in Oregon contains over 19,000 acres of vineyards, which has earned it the name “Oregon Wine Country”. However, there is much more to this beautiful 150-mile long valley than just vineyards. Here are 6 fun activities you and your family can enjoy while visiting
this interesting region.

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Countdown to Another Baja Amigo’s Caravan

Our itchy feet are soon to be rewarded as our compass once again heads southward. The last seven months is the longest we’ve stayed in any one spot for the last four years and we are feeling it! Luckily, having negotiated a 59-day leave of absence each winter allows us to stay in touch with the wanderlust that is core to our true selves.

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Seize The Day & Bring Your Travel Dreams To Life

“Do not dare not to dare.” 

The quote, attributed to C. S. Lewis, is the perfect motto to live your life and start a brand new year – and decade. It’s also the perfect mantra for a traveler. 

Can you afford not to dare any longer? Indeed, this is the question you ought to ask yourself. While there is no denying that everybody has valid reasons to stay at home and reject the tantalizing exploration of the world, the truth is that you don’t want to be lying on your deathbed with your mind full of regrets. Travel makes memories, and daring to travel is the promise of stories and anecdotes to keep you entertained and put you back in the driving seat of your life. It’s time to make 2020 the year of daring by understanding what’s stopping your travel plans. 

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1477 Days on the Road ~ Welcome to a Year of Transition

Four years and 17 days ago we drove away from Jim’s parent’s house in Salem, Oregon heading south. The plan was to spend a couple of years driving the PanAmerican Highway, working on my writing, and explore in-depth a new-to-us continent. As the sun sets on one decade it is clear that having such a plan rarely works out exactly as we expect. Today I write this from a campground in Coos Bay, Oregon somewhere we never thought we’d end up having not yet made it to South America. As the saying goes…the best-laid plans.

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Planning For Family Travel

“Travelling with family is like collecting happiness and recreating memories.” Shreyanshi

Traveling as a family is one of the best ways of making memories. We all live such busy lives that it can be incredibly difficult to spend some real quality time together. However, taking a vacation can be the perfect way to get everyone back together and reconnect as a family. You take time off from your job, you change the scenery, and you have the chance to be together without all the typical day to day stresses.

The problem that a lot of families face is planning and making sure that they have foreseen everything and have everything in place ready to make sure that their trip goes smoothly. If you have young children, sometimes the hassle of getting ready for a vacation can almost feel like it is not worth it. Fear not, however, as we have put together some tips to help traveling with children become a little easier.

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How To Really See The World In Style & On A Budget

When it comes to travel, we all want to see the world in style, but most of us presume it’s unaffordable. Well, if you do things right, this doesn’t have to be the case at all. As with most things in life, if you use your brain a little bit, you may find there are more doors open to you than you originally thought.

In this post, we are going to be taking a look at some of the ways you can experience the heights of style and sophistication no matter where you decide to travel to in the world.

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