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The Things We Do - Couch Surfing

Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | Views [494] | Comments [2] | Video

The sacrifices we make to travel and see the world come in all shapes and sizes.  S ome of us do some pretty crazy things (or just things we wouldn't normally do) just to get around or make ends meet. After 5 months of living off two minute noodles ... Read more >

Tags: couch surfing, trying something new


Why Pay More?

Saturday, 16 Apr 2011 | Views [3394]

When it comes to flying, renting cars and booking accommodation, I constantly have my eye out for the cheapest deals. If you're anything like me and want to save money when your travelling, then you need to check these websites out. I guarantee they ... Read more >

Tags: cheap travel, websites


Weighing it up...

Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | Views [711] | Comments [4]

Probably one of the most arduous tasks of travel is spending an almost unreasonable amount of time and brain power planning and researching. Tom and I are currently laying out the map and routing our trek through Europe for this coming July. Throughout ... Read more >

Tags: decisions, decisions


Squawsome

Friday, 25 Feb 2011 | Views [279] | Video

At 11:28am yesterday Squaw Valley USA was closed down "due to high winds and safety concerns".. a result of 36 inches in 24 hours + 152mph winds. It was snowing at a rate of over 2 inches an hour!! Squaw, you never cease to amaze me of how ... Read more >


In Too Deep

Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | Views [447] | Comments [3]

Today was STUPID DEEP at Squaw - 84 inches of Snow and counting!!  We've come from hucking dirt and rocks to bottomless powder in a mere 3 days. That's right, 3 days ago we were skiing rock hard, 6 week old snow that was just itching to break ... Read more >

Tags: 7 feet of snow, epic storm, squaw valley usa


Oh yeah, Winter is BACK!

Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | Views [319]

Ok, the storm is here and so is the Hype.   In Tahoe, we fear the storm hype because we’ve all seen these things downgraded to almost nothing in the past.   Personally, I don’t see that happening this time.   So, lets HYPE IT UP!   Why, not?   ... Read more >


Chasing the American Dream - Sin City

Saturday, 12 Feb 2011 | Views [608]

Since I've been back, I've been asked the same question over and over again - "How was Vegas?!" Each and every time I've been asked this I've been stunted as to how to answer in a way that would truly reflect how freakin' awesome ... Read more >


Photos: Vegas

Saturday, 12 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

Sin City (the edited version)
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Photos: Hoover Dam

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Road trip through Nevada/Arizona
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Photos: Grand Canyon

Saturday, 12 Feb 2011 | Photo Gallery

A great big hole in the ground
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Food for Thought

Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | Views [416] | Video

How much do we really know about the food we buy? What really prompted me to watch Food, Inc.  is how WEIRD  the food is over here. I've had a loaf of bread sitting in my pantry for nearly a month now and there isn't a single sign of mould, ... Read more >

Tags: food inc., must-watch-documentary, what is in our food


Winter Returns to Lake Tahoe

Sunday, 30 Jan 2011 | Views [244]

A Foot by Monday? A Month of Winter to Arrive on Valentine’s Day? The last time we had any measurable snowfall in Tahoe was New Year’s Day. Since that day, we’ve had a rain storm, a hard freeze, a lot of neglected feelings, and then…nothing. A ... Read more >

Tags: finally...pow!, snow in tahoe


In all its Glory

Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | Views [112]

Nothing takes my breath away quite like a sunrise above water. This morning on our way to work I just had to pull over to take in one of the many stunning Lake Tahoe's sunrises we get to witness. As I'd expect this photo does it no justice (but what ... Read more >


Out with the old, in with the new

Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | Views [346]

A little premature to be trading in my barely 2 year old snowboard, I know, but over the past few days she's become a total write-off. Putting it down to nothing other than a poorly made top sheet, I've gradually noticed some severe de-lamination suicide.... Read more >


There are no elevators in the house of success

Sunday, 23 Jan 2011 | Views [192]

They say that success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pocket. We have all read or heard about people who are briefly successful; They win a gold medal, make an instant fortune, or star in one great movie and then disappear…These ... Read more >


Take a chance

Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | Views [165]


Sunny side up

Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | Views [134] | Comments [1]

After thinking that it's finally time to relax and let loose now that the Christmas/New Year rush was over, another public holiday quickly creeped up on us (Martin Luther King weekend) and ploughed through Squaw Valley with yet again, thousands of ... Read more >

Tags: spring in squaw


The Chronicals of GNARNIA

Saturday, 15 Jan 2011 | Views [367] | Video

G.N.A.R the Movie!  http://unofficialnetworks.com/gnar/ Warning. This film has an abundance of Man Ass… Unofficial Networks Presents – G.N.A.R. A Film by Scott & Robb Gaffney. AND Shane McConkey Urban Dictionary - "Gnar"... Read more >

Tags: best movie ever, gnar the movie, im so much better than you


Inspire

Friday, 14 Jan 2011 | Views [130]

I'm not telling you it is going to be easy; I'm telling you it's going to be worth it. I've discovered in the latter part of my 22 years that it’s not things that make us happy but our experiences. Those who travel know the profound effect ... Read more >


A question that makes you think is worth asking

Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Views [192]

At the cusp of a new day, week, month, or year, most of us take a little time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future. We tend to ponder the successes, failures and standout events that are slowly scripting our ... Read more >

Tags: 25 thought provoking questions


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