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My Must-Have Online Productivity Tools

Even though I’ve been out of high-school for almost ten years, and college for almost six, I still feel like September is the start of something. (It might also have something to do with working seasonal jobs, as September is the shoulder season before summer and winter jobs.) Since it is back-to-school time, and many […]


Are You Making the Most of Your 20s?

"101 Secrets For Your Twenties" loving life in Alaska.

How did we get here? Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were in elementary school, playing flashlight tag? Middle school, jumping up and down on the bed after our first dance? High school, sneaking Mike’s Hard Lemonades and closed-mouth kisses? Or even college, studying until 10 pm, partying until 3 am, and then doing it […]


The Ultimate Travel Flip Flop

Have you ever seen a backpacker traveling without a pair of flip flops? Doubtful. I don’t think I ever have. Flip flops are key backpacker gear. They’re lightweight, portable, and multi-functional. You can wear them while wandering around a city or while lazing at the beach. You slip them on for middle-of-the-night bathroom runs, and […]


8 Gifts for Travel Photographers (Under $100!)

Butt view over Ketchikan, AK

Travel and photography go together like peanut butter and jelly. Sure, you can have one without the other, but they’re SO much better together. If you have a travel photographer on your holiday shopping list, here are eight gift ideas that are sure to please (all for under $100!). Extra batteries (varies, $5-$45) Extra batteries […]


Do You Want To Become A Twitter Power User?

You should. I only just started using Twitter a year ago, and the amount of information, resources, and connections it provides has absolutely amazed me. Some of you are probably saying “What, Twitter? Isn’t that for people who want to complain about their kids’ dentist appointments? I see enough of that BS on Facebook. Why […]

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Where Have All The Mixtapes Gone?

I don’t know, and I am sad about it. Which is why I am delighted to introduce this mega-humpworthy website to you. Remember those days of sitting in your room and listening to the radio, ready to sprint over and hit the button with the little red circle as soon as your long-awaited song came […]


More Women Who Kick Ass At Travel & Life

Do It While You’re Young, a girl’s work/study/travel abroad site, recently posted a list of “10 Women Who Will Teach You How to Kick Ass at Travel and Life.” All of the women listed are awesome, and def humpworthy, but I want to add a few more to the list. Sidenote: I totally don’t know […]


You’ve Got To Check Out These Photos

The recent Buzzfeed post “40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken,” really blew me away. Though some very powerful and famous photographs are missing, I liked this piece because it shared many photos that I hadn’t seen before. Time, place, emotion. This is what is perfectly reflected in each of these pieces, something that […]