Category Archives: Travel

I See London, I See France, Part One: Getting There and a Stroll in the Park

The Gloucester Road Underground stop.

International travel; it’s the feather in the cap of many of an adventurers. We’re eager to explore foreign cities, experience other cultures, and to meet new people. Though I know it isn’t always easy to find the opportunity, should one come your way, I hope you’ll get your passport stamped and journey to another land. That’s exactly what Clarissa and… Read more »

On the Road: A Good Stay in the Badlands

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This is the first installment of a new series of posts titled “On the Road,” detailing our adventures during our month-long road trip in Autumn 2016. There’s a lot of material I hope to cover from this adventure, and I hope you enjoy reading about our journey. If you’ve read the post about our first trip to the Badlands, you… Read more »

The Road Home

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The Road So Far

Greetings all. I know it’s been awhile, and I apologize for my absence. Last you heard from me, Clarissa and I were in a Super 8 in Utah, but as you might imagine, we’re not still there. The next day we left Utah and drove across the entire state of Nevada (sorry Nevada, next time we’ll try to stop). That… Read more »

The Road So Far…

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The Road So Far

We’re┬áten days into our road trip, and life on the road has been great. We started with a brief stay in Sioux Falls before moving on to Badlands National Park, where we spent a day hiking before staying overnight in Sage Creek Campground. On day four, we headed into the Black Hills to meet our friends, the Boes, who treated… Read more »

California or Bust…

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Mapping driving routes for an adventure

You may be wondering where the new Rule for Intrepid Living is today. After all, it’s Thursday, and that’s always RFIL day. Well, not today. Instead, I’m going to tell you what’s up with Intrepid Daily. You have notice, no doubt, that my posting has been rather erratic this summer. Let me just go on record right now apologizing for… Read more »

Four Reasons to Get (or Renew) Your Passport… Not Including Travel Plans

New passport, old passport, passport case

International travel is awesome, and it’s the reason most of us get a passport. But even if you don’t have immediate plans to explore foreign lands, a passport is worth having. Here are four reasons to get a passport, even if you don’t have any plans for international travel.

Honeymooning Part 5: The Road Home

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The final installment of my posts about our honeymoon in the Black Hills area. This is the morning of our departure, and I found myself a little sad while writing it. I hope we can return again soon…

Honeymooning Part 4: Pathways, Roughlock Falls, and Rapid City.

In this latest installment of my Honeymooning posts, I share our exploration of two sites in the Northern Black Hills; Pathways Spiritual Sanctuary, and the Roughlock Falls Nature Trail. There’s also a few great bits about Rapid City in this post as well.

My Sojourn in Southern California

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In early December I flew to Southern California for an extended weekend. It wasn’t an outdoor adventure, but it was a great time on the Pacific Coast. I hope you enjoy reading about it!

Honeymooning Part 3.5: Driving the Wildlife Loop

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Buffalo on the Wildlife Loop

This is the conclusion to the third day of our honeymoon (though not the conclusion of the honeymoon itself). You can find the other installments here. After a successful day of hiking and trail riding, we weren’t quite ready to call it quits. The sun was still high in the sky, and we didn’t want to speed back to Rapid… Read more »

Honeymooning Part 3: The Stratobowl and Trail Riding

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Wade and Clarissa at the Stratobowl overlook.

Installment number 3 detailing our honeymoon adventures. This post includes our experience hiking the Stratobowl, and important part of America’s aviation history. This post also details our trail riding experience at Rockin R Trailrides.

Honeymooning Part 2: Harney Peak and Mount Rushmore

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This is the second installment in a series detailing our adventures in South Dakota during our honeymoon.   Previous and later installments can be found here.   We started the second day of our honeymoon feeling much more well-rested than we had the day before. After waking up and getting our bearings, we got a little coffee and a few… Read more »