Goal Zero Flip 20 Recharger ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (November 18th, 2015)

Ever find yourself on a train, plane or bus and your cell phone is nearly dead? On top of it all, there are no outlets to be found and your significant other is waiting to find out what time you arrive. It’s a terrible feeling. And completely avoidable when you’ve got a power source like […]

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LOWA Innox GTX Lo Boots ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (October 14th, 2015)

Even though I live in one of the most hiking-friendly areas of the country, I haven’t been that into hiking until recently. For the longest time I had one old pair of hiking boots that I wore for all sorts of weather and trails. Now, when I open my shoe closet, I have lots of […]

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WanderWorld Foundation

by Beth Whitman (September 14th, 2015)

For nearly as long as WanderTours has been offering tours, we’ve been donating to organizations located in the countries where our tours run. The donations have all been made on behalf of our tour groups but they come directly from WanderTours. I am so excited to announce that we (myself and a small board of […]

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Your Sixth Sense – A Matter of Life and Death?

by Beth Whitman (September 10th, 2015)

This summer I went to Jon’s family reunion in Watertown, New York, just about as far north in NY as you can get without being in Canada. Watertown’s got some charm to it. It’s home to an army base, Fort Drum, and sees lots of Canadian who come for the shopping deals. There are big […]

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The Snowman Trek ~ Long-awaited Video

by Beth Whitman (September 9th, 2015)

This has been a long time in coming but, finally, here’s the big unveil of the Snowman Trek video from our time in Bhutan last year… Huge thanks to our sponsors, Expedia and XShot, for making the journey and video possible. Big kudos to Chris Staudinger for doing an excellent job on editing this amazing […]

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Klymit V2 Sleeping Pad ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (September 2nd, 2015)

Looking back, it’s a little embarrassing to think about the sleeping pad I brought with me on the Snowman Trek last year. It was a pad I had used many times while car camping in the Pacific Northwest and it had served me well. It was one of those large inflatable pads that you can […]

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This Month Win a Mission Knit Long Sleeve Shirt from Royal Robbins

by Beth Whitman (September 1st, 2015)

Congratulations to Mary J. from La Quinta, CA, a new subscriber to the Wanderlust and Lipstick Newsletter, for winning this month’s prize! ***** There’s the moment when you get a new piece of clothing. You know, that moment when you get a little buzz from the purchase. Then there’s the moment when you get a […]

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Best Things to Do in London

by Beth Whitman (July 31st, 2015)

In June, Jon and I took off for London to experience as much of the city as we could in about eight days. That seems like a long time to be in a city, right? But there was so much to do, that we still had things on our list that went unexperienced. (Bwaaaaa – […]

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Ahnu Serena Sandal ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (July 29th, 2015)

Summer has been glorious in Seattle and, as a result, there have been lots of opportunities for me to wear my Ahnu Serena sandals. Adorable, right? But not only are these great to have in Seattle’s warm weather, they are lightweight and small enough to pack away for any warm weather destination. With travel to […]

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Tips for Opting Out at the Airport

by Beth Whitman (July 28th, 2015)

With the exception of two times, I opt out of going through the millimeter wave scanners at airports in the U.S. Those two times were both when I was at an airport for a layover and had to leave the terminal and re-enter but had a tight connection and didn’t feel like I had time […]

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