Picture this: the open road stretches before you, leading to a land filled with breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Canada, the Great White North, renowned for its natural wonders and warm hospitality, becomes our playground today. But instead of following the usual tourist trail, we’re going to embrace a different kind of exploration – one that emphasizes freedom, authenticity, and the joy of discovery.
Join us on this episode as we delve into the bittersweet transitions of adventure experiences. From family gap year to end of school moments, we explore the complex emotions and unexpected lessons that come with embarking on unforgettable adventures inspiring us to embrace the transformative power of both-and experiences. Tune in and discover the beauty and complexity of bittersweet transitions in the world of adventure.
Our road trip across the United States was intended to have us exploring the vast beauty of this country while discovering some of the most unexpected hidden gems and unique experiences. Join me as I share my experiences, tips, and insights for anyone looking to embark on a similar journey to get off the beaten path and learn how to design untourist travel experiences.
Field Trips are often an immersion, a hands on learning experience. In this episode Heidi interviews Erin Austen Abbott to cultivate backyard family adventures sharing planning tips for family field trips. She also peel back the layers of untourism by describing what makes a place like Mississippi so unique and filled with hidden gems, yet rarely on our travel list.
Ed takes adventure to the next level in this episode with ways to experience adventure near and far. Ed is a husband and father originally from Singapore now in Washington. Prior to Covid he was a sophisticated travel hacker, but now more of an aspiring polyglot. Others might also say he’s a tax optimizer, a geo-arbitrage schemer, homeschooler, entrepreneur, and just adding a budding asian cuisine chef. The menu of adventure is vast as we explore how each of these characteristics came to life.