Continuing Education (Day 4/100)

If you dream of freedom from the 9-5 and, like most, are not independently wealthy, you need to make some changes to get ahead. In any case – and regarding any subject – the more you know, the richer your life will be. Continuing education is infinitely valuable; it makes you more interesting, exposes new…

Start a Fire (Day 3/100)

Whether for survival or just to cook supper on the beach, being able to light a fire is critical. Movies will lead you to believe that you can start a fire by rubbing sticks together for 10 seconds. While this could be good if you had no other options it’s infinitely harder than it appears…

Guacamole (Day 2/100)

Food tells a story about its birthplace, and while almost everyone has had guacamole, they may not know  it actually originated with the Aztecs hundreds of years ago under the name āhuacamolli [a-wuka-moll-ey] This recipe is a combination of two recipes; one I learned in a small village outside Merida on the Yucatán and one taught…

Caipirinha (Day 1/100)

As Brazilian as Ipanema Beach, and Brazil’s equivalent to a Mojito, Caipirinhas (kai-per-heen-ya) will have you dreaming of the tropics. Slice fresh limes thinly and squeeze approximately half a lime into a tumbler, tossing the squeezed limes into the glass and quickly muddling Top the lime with 1 tablespoon of sugar Fill the glass with ice…

The Only 3 Lenses You Need (Canon)

Too often newcomers into the world of photography and DSLR cameras focus on the body and model number when the glass is far more important. Without quality lenses, sized to the application, you’ll never reach the potential of even the most basic DSLR body. For my use I divide cameras into waterproof and ‘not-so-waterproof’. I…

Spring Sailboat Engine Prep

Depending on where you are in the world, the Spring boating season may be just around the corner. I’ve just begun getting Wanderlust ready and I wanted to share some of the stuff I try to do every year before lift-in, specifically on inboard diesel engines. Sailboat engines, are often overlooked but a little TLC a few…

Build Your Intrigue One Day at a Time

Think of the most interesting and captivating person you know, or have ever met. Now think of what made them interesting. Personally; it’s a blend of storytelling, world travel and uncommon but useful facts and experiences that make someone intriguing to me. We’re all about developing intriguing people – those that have been everywhere and…

Basic Survival Kit

Whenever you’re travelling in a remote area, regardless of location, it’s important to be prepared. You might not always need a full survival kit but the basics below will go a long way to keeping you safe. We’ve ranked these 4 items from most (#1) to least important but we recommend you carry each item….

Welcome Aboard

Stuck in a slump? Has your life been reduced to work-TV-sleep-repeat?  You probably don’t know how you got there – how you went from active to couch-dweller searching 1000+ channels and eating takeout. I too have been stuck there but I set my sights on something new and haven’t looked back. There’s more to life…

Start a Collection (and Collect Interest)

You’ve head of ‘conversation pieces’ – they’re often sold in boutique stores so people can put them on display in their house and appear much more interesting than they really are. Sometimes it’s a model plane, sometimes an African pottery but most often the person has never flown a plane, skipping just above the treetops…

Get Out! And Try Something New…

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut and even easier to get stuck in routines. Always live your life by the simple principal of least regrets. Live your life such that in your last days your regrets are few and your stories are many, and then you will by most accounts have lives a…

Phở – Vietnamese Street Market Recreated

Phở, pronounced Fuh (or pho in North America) is a rich soup originating from Vietnam that’s rapidly grown in global popularity in recent years. Bring the taste of the vietnamese street market home with this easy recipe that’ll have you dreaming of a hot and noisy Southeast Asian market. While true Pho is made from…