Whirlwind USA trip

When the opportunity to attend the inaugural Conservation Marketing and Engagement Congress (CONSMARK) in Virginia USA came up- myself, along with three colleagues, jumped at the opportunity. We spent 6 nights in Arlington Virginia. The conference went for three days but we added on a few nights before. Three of us then flew to Vegas to start a week and […]

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Sunshine in Sonoma Airbnb!

Although I stayed in four airbnbs in the USA I am only blogging about two (mainly because in the whirlwind of the holiday I forgot to take photos of the other one). The first was in suburban Virginia and this one was in the beautiful Sonoma valley (Napa’s lesser known neighbour). This was a little two-bedroom cottage right in the […]

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Suburban American Airbnb.

It has been just over a month since I stay in the last Airbnb (check it out here), and this time I stayed in an Airbnb in Fairfax Virginia, USA! Staying in the suburbs of Virginia (near Washington DC) was a really cool experience. It was much more ‘authentic’ and you get a feel for what it would be like […]

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Why I Ride

*Written by Steve* “Why do you ride?” is a question most cyclists have been asked on many occasions, and it’s easy to respond with the clichés like fitness, weight loss, or #outsideisfree. My answer has changed over the years from utilitarian purposes, to social outlets, and everything in between. I’m getting ahead of myself, let’s rewind to 2012. I was […]

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Coping With Homesickness As An Adult

** In Collaboration**  Remember that feeling of missing home you’d get when you were a kid? It could wreck slumber parties or school trips. It’s something you get used to as you get older, but that doesn’t mean you can’t experience homesickness as an adult. When you live away for work or study, or you’re travelling, there are times when […]

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