I’ll Jump If You Jump

Prologue As most of my friends know, I’m not much of a adrenaline junky. Well, as of this weekend, I’m more than I used to be. My fear of adrenaline rushes started when I was 10 and one of my long-time best friends, Austin McBride, asked if Dax and I wanted to go to Lagoon,…

Halcyon Days in Halong Bay

Upon hitting Asia, we quickly discovered that despite many travelers’ intentions to get off the beaten path, it is difficult to do so. The well-trodden road exists for a reason: it contains a majority of the world’s most breathtaking and exciting destinations. Even the die hard backpackers we’ve met seem to follow firmly established routes…