North Cascades Lodge at Stehekin Review

One of the few places out of state we visited this year was Stehekin, Washington which is part of the North Cascades National Park complex. This is a remote town nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains and a lake, and the only ways to get there are either by foot or boat making it … Continue reading North Cascades Lodge at Stehekin Review

Why I’m skipping the iPhone 12 this year

I typically wait 2 to 3 years before upgrading my cell phone, with my main motivation being meaningful camera updates. The last standalone camera I bought was back in 2014 (a gently used Ricoh GR which is still going strong), and I haven't felt the need to buy another because most of the pictures I … Continue reading Why I’m skipping the iPhone 12 this year

How I (eventually) got my money back from a tour operator

Nearly 2 months after requesting a refund from Trafalgar, I finally got my money back. Recent posts here and here detail how I got to this point. Now that this experience has concluded, I wanted to share some advice for other travelers having problems getting refunds from this or any other similar tour company. First … Continue reading How I (eventually) got my money back from a tour operator