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  • NYE. Woof.
    Back in November, I was reached out to by Women’s Health Magazine, asking if I’d be interested in contributing to a piece about New Year’s kisses. I actively hate NYE and avoid it at all costs, usually spending it outside of the country on a family vacation (that’s not a ... read more
    Source: Casey Hekker – A Case For LovePublished on 2018-01-11By c
    2 weeks ago
  • Grand Teton & Delta Lake
    Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. If you visit Yellowstone, why not throw in the Teton?!  If you drive south and exit Yellowstone, you're entering the Grand Teton park.  And, it is indeed grand. The Tetons, as they are commonly referred to, are much different than Yellowstone.  They feature the Teton mountain ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2018-01-08By Matt Sherwood
    2 weeks ago
  • Yellowstone (Not Jellystone) National Park
    Yellowstone, not Jellystone.  Definitely different than Yogi Bear's top place to picnic. It's a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the weirdest places on Earth.  Truly otherworldly!Yellowstone National Park is noted as the world's first National Park (although the folks up in Yosemite would beg to differ).  It spans across ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-12-18By Matt Sherwood
    1 month ago
  • Wat is This Cambodian Place?
    Going into my trip, if there was a place that I knew less about than Bolivia, it was Cambodia (but really I knew less about Bolivia). The other Asian countries which we visited all had something I knew about beforehand. Kuala Lumpur has those towers, Vietnam had that war and ... read more
    Source: Matt Levin – Matt Visits Random Places In The WorldPublished on 2017-11-24By Matt Levin
    2 months ago
  • La-la-London
    (photo: Unsplash.com) On a recent #miniremoteyear whirlwind trip to LA, SF and London, I was hoping to find a cute boyfriend in each city to entertain me for a limited amount of time. NYC has been particularly dry the past few months and I needed to get some kind of ... read more
    Source: Casey Hekker – A Case For LovePublished on 2017-11-21By c
    2 months ago
  • Back on the Cleanse
    (photo: me in 24 hours, cred: Unsplash.com) Coming back from a year around the world does a lot to a person. I’ve seen amazing places, eaten everything (noticeably, but worth it), met incredible people, and went on a million dates (I really should do an official tally of them). Some ... read more
    Source: Casey Hekker – A Case For LovePublished on 2017-09-22By c
    4 months ago
  • A Pun About Ties (land)
    Month ten of my journey brought me to Thailand. As I'm sure all my loyal readers (anybody? 👀 ) will remember, I already went to Thailand and wrote a whole post about that amazing trip. Thailand had been my favorite pre Remote Year trip in my entire 32 year old life ... read more
    Source: Matt Levin – Matt Visits Random Places In The WorldPublished on 2017-09-05By Matt Levin
    5 months ago
  • World Championship of Public Speaking in Vancouver
    Me, geeking out at the Convention! I bet you're probably thinking, "I didn't know there was a World Championship of Public Speaking?"  Well, now you do!  For me, this is up there with the Super Bowl and the NBA Finals.   The competition is run by Toastmasters International.  It starts at ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-08-30By Matt Sherwood
    5 months ago
  • The Power of Staying
    Everything changes when you’re allowed to change the expiration dateOnce upon a time, I wanted to stay here forever.For the last 2 years of my life, I’ve been living by the expiration date of whatever city I was in.Maybe I was the one who set those expiration dates, but they were still there.I ... read more
    Source: Zoe Bjornson – Chronicles of a ZomadPublished on 2017-07-29By Zoë Björnson
    6 months ago
  • Oregon Trails
    Oregon does not disappoint!  I spent ~a week and a half hiking trails, putzing around Portland, looking at lava fields and floatin' down the Deschutes River.  Oregon is on point! Portland gets a lot of hype and I get it now!  Very charming city.  Culturally rich!  Coffee shops, boutique art shops, ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-07-28By Matt Sherwood
    6 months ago
  • Bali and Singapore are NOT Same Same
    "Drug trafficking is a serious offense in Singapore, punishable by death".The words coming over the planes loudspeakers were like daggers. Daggers poking holes in the bags strapped to my body containing the nearly 50 kilos of black tar Mexican heroin. This was a mistake. I had been so sure that Singapore ... read more
    Source: Matt Levin – Matt Visits Random Places In The WorldPublished on 2017-07-22By Matt Levin
    6 months ago
  • Becoming a Matchmaker
    One day I’d like to think that picture above will be my hot boyfriend and me on a remote beach in Cambodia, or wherever around the world that we’re left to enjoy every second of our lives together with no distractions. But for now, I’ll be fine with helping others ... read more
    Source: Casey Hekker – A Case For LovePublished on 2017-07-11By c
    7 months ago
  • Yosemite Mountain Madness! – Day 2
    After a tumultuous day 1 in Yosemite, (see day 1 blog here) Jay and I joked about how we could top it on day 2.   Yeaaa, we may have jinxed ourselves...Day 2: Gettin' Down Glacier Point This next video tells the story of day 2 if you don't want ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-06-29By Matt Sherwood
    7 months ago
  • A little heart pain is a good thing
    Scroll…Scroll…Scroll…I wasn’t even that deep into my feed.But my heart was already hurting.Reflection is good. Reflection is necessary.I have to remind myself of this daily.But lately, it feels like I’m making a conscious effort to not dive too deep. I’m not writing or talking about my experiences over the last year like I ... read more
    Source: Zoe Bjornson – Chronicles of a ZomadPublished on 2017-06-29By Zoë Björnson
    7 months ago
  • Yosemite Mountain Madness! – Day 1
    My first weekend at Yosemite National Park is one I will never forget!  2 days, 2 incredible stories!  Day 1: Missing the MoonbowThe next 2 videos feature my side of the story and Jay's side.  You can watch these and bypass reading the lengthy blog post, AND/OR read the full ... read more
    Source: Matt Sherwood – Matt SherwoodPublished on 2017-06-25By Matt Sherwood
    7 months ago