The Maverick Expedition- It Has Begun.

It’s taken seven long years, but the Maverick Expedition is finally underway!  This video documents the first portion of our trip down to the Galapagos islands.  Our first few days were spent volunteering at New Era Galapagos.  We also explored the capital town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno and attempted to find a cruise, ferry, or any other means to get […]

Wandering Wednesday: Backpack With Brock Discovers Tibet

For our Wandering Wednesday guest posts we ask a fellow travel blogger to highlight one place (city or entire country) that has been one of the most memorable for them. It can be a fond type of memorable, or “my hair caught on fire, I contracted rabies, and my luggage was stolen”- type of memorable. The good, the bad, and […]

Beaches to explore while on San Cristobal, Galapagos.

Puerto Chino Puerto Chino is by far one of the best beaches on the island of San Cristobal and is best reached by taxi.  It will cost about $30 USD round trip from the main town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.  If you’re ever looking for things do to on San Cristobal, make sure you check out this pristine beach.  Sea […]

Drinking coca tea in Quito, Ecuador.

As you may know from previous posts, we’re very passionate about the coca plant and its positive impact on South American countries.  We believe that the eradication of the coca plant is not only unnecessary, but also extremely harmful to the indigenous people that cultivate and harvest the coca leaves.  Tawny has had many opportunities to drink coca tea, sample […]

50 Things We Love about Travel

A few days ago, we were doing one of our favorite things- reading travel blogs, when we came across this awesome post by Traveling Around the World for Couples blog.  Their post lists 100 things they love about travel- complete with pictures and captions.  We were so inspired by their post that we just had to do one for ourselves.  […]

Volunteering with New Era Galapagos.

Pick your Answer and Choose your Path: A.) Have you ever wanted to volunteer with underprivileged youth? B.) Are you conscious about environmental and conservation issues? C.) Have you thought about teaching English abroad? D.) Do the Galapagos islands intrigue and inspire you? E.) All of the Above If you’ve circled any of the letters above, we would highly recommend […]

Setting Sail on the Galapagos Odyssey.

After deciding to complete a life long dream and head to the Galapagos, you’ll be faced with a few major choices.  The biggest one being- do you a.) see the islands for yourself and island hop by ferry- or do you b.) take a cruise around the unique and mysterious isles? There are so many pros and cons to seeing […]

The Wonders of the Galapagos

It’s no secret that the Galapagos islands house some of the most awe inspiring creatures in the world.  If you don’t know what the word “endemic” means before you head to the islands, it will definitely be etched into your vocabulary when you leave.  Endemic animals and plants are those that can only be found in certain areas or regions. […]

Guest Post on A Dangerous Business

We were stoked to be asked by Amanda from A Dangerous Business to participate in her weekly Thursday Traveler feature.  Every Thursday she shines a spotlight on a world nomad, travel blogger, armchair adventurer, or just someone really cool in the travel world.  Her website is actually one of the first travel blogs we started following when we were in Korea.  Her posts […]