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November 12, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen, Kyrgyzstan, New Zealand, Norway, Our Greasecar, Romania, The Travel Queen | 3 comments | Author:

One of the most common questions we get is, “How do you afford all your travel?” For starters, we work with a lot of rad sponsors/partners that believe in what we do. Secondly, we SAVE. Like it’s our job… because, … Continued


Peak Diaries: The Travel Queen (trailer)

October 3, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 1 comments | Author:

You guys, in the past two weeks, Sean has logged over 70 hours (easily), sitting with his face pressed against his MacBook Pro putting together the trailer for our Travel Queen adventure. I’m so proud to post it up today! … Continued


Day 32: The TQ’s maiden voyage is complete

July 2, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 0 comments | Author:

I’m proud to report that yesterday morning, the crew made it home after 32 days on the road! And get this: NO MECHANICAL ISSUES for the entire 3,000 mile return trip! Although we enjoy being smashed into 27-feet, I think … Continued


Day 31: And you thought a 1977 motor home couldn’t do it…

June 30, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 0 comments | Author:

We’re about ten and a half hours from home and feelin’ good. No mechanical issues to speak of—WAHOO! I feel this photo from Canmore, Alberta really speaks to the mood of our month-long adventure, don’t you?


Day 24: Walking on a glacier

June 27, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 0 comments | Author:

Yep, check that one off my bucket list. According to Russ and Britt’s research, Matanuska Glacier is a family-owned operation. Basically, you roll up to mile marker 102 on the Alaskan Highway, pay $20 and sign a waiver, and get … Continued


Day 23: Skiing on the summer solstice

June 26, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 0 comments | Author:

Skiing on the summer solstice last week proved both successful and exhausting. After scouting the terrain the day prior, we headed to what the locals call “Peak Three” in the Chugach State Park right outside Anchorage. It was about 75 … Continued


A recap of the TQ’s Mechanical Tour of North America

June 25, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 2 comments | Author:

Before we leave Anchorage and head back to Utah, I wanted to do a quick mechanical recap to bring everyone up to speed on the trial and tribulations we’ve been dealt on this trip at the halfway point. Yes—I know, … Continued


Days 21-22: Scouting out terrain

June 21, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 0 comments | Author:

Happy Summer Solstice, everyone! Today, we will experience 24 hours of daylight here in Alaska. The past few days have been devoted to exploration. Whenever Sean and I arrive in a new place, it takes a few days to get acquainted with … Continued


Day 15: Why I ski

June 20, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 0 comments | Author:

I think it’s the challenge that hooked me most on skiing. It’s the challenge of looking at a line, and clenching my abs before I drop in, and then letting my skis take me down, back and forth. Even the … Continued


Days 16-18: Flipping my granola switch off and on

June 18, 2023 | Adventure, Adventures with the Travel Queen | 3 comments | Author:

This July, I have been given the great honor of standing up in my best friend, Lisa’s wedding as the maid—er, matron of honor. (Still getting used to the fact that I’m married.) In planning her bachelorette festivities, we set … Continued