Biking the Everglades

Text and photos by Emily Benson (Note: None of these photos are photoshopped or instagrammed) When my husband and I were deliberating how we would spend just one day in the Everglades, the inevitable question arose, to airboat or not to airboat. An airboat promised speed and thrill and strange…

Learning to Travel Light

-By Emily Benson "Happiness is not a station you arrive at but a manner of traveling."--Margaret Lee Runbeck Ideally, digital nomads limit their worldly belongings to laptops, Swiss army knives, telephoto lenses, and a few practical Gore-Tex or Neoprene items. My husband, Robin, who admittedly had years of training for…

Packing for the Way Home

By Emily Benson http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/geishaboy500/2580661428/ One challenging aspect of traveling light is resisting the urge to buy souvenirs to bring home to friends and family, or even a few keepsakes for yourself. Say you're at Neuschwanstein Castle and you find the perfect 3D jigsaw replica you just have to bring back…