Tag: Backroads

Backroads: The Road Home

Any trip teaches the traveler a lot but road trips are their own beast. A mostly unstructured wander through the wild places, adventures on the road less traveled. Proving that the journey is just as important as the destination. Road trips can be as structured or as unstructured as you like. When it comes to

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Backroads: Road Trip Technology – Stop No. 8

Here is some tech to make your road trip easier. Depending on where you are staying during the road trip you probably will not need all of these. However if you do intend to camp here are some small items that might make your trip easier and safer. Remember too that you don’t have to

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Backroads: Road Trip Entertainment – Stop No. 7

As exciting as road trips are there are times when things can get dull, when long stretches of empty road make us sleepy. This list should help keep you awake and ready for anything. Podcasts – Binge Mode, Camp Monsters, Spirits, Last Podcast on the Left Music – YouTube Music, Spotify Audio Books – Audible

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Backroads: Road Triping with Dogs – Stop No. 4

Traveling with dogs is fantastic but it can make things a little bit tricky. This is for a number of reasons. All the stops have to be dog friendly or the weather has to be cool enough that short periods in the car are okay. Also you want them to be comfortable too and the

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Backroads: Stop No.3 Mullinville, KS

The artist that created these signs passed in 2017 but his art outside of Mullinville, Kansas is still creating waves. These signs, art pieces, are meant to be loud comments on various topics – mostly political. I find them crude and rude, however, they are also a non-violent form of political commentary. Commentary aside they

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Backroads: Sustainable Travel – Stop No. 2

I’m doing this a bit out of order but I feel like it is an important thing to consider when on a road trip. Sometimes it doesn’t feel like the little things that we try to change do much but every little bit makes a difference. Here are some easy things you can do to

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Backroads: Guidebooks

For a long time I had mixed feelings about travel guidebooks because I didn’t want to visit anywhere that was too popular and crowed but I didn’t want to miss anything either. Now after having travelled considerably more I have grown to appreciate them. The one main drawback from guidebooks is that they can be

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