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Portugal in Pictures

Portugal in Pictures

My parents recently spent a couple weeks in Portugal and came back with some great photos. I thought I’d share them with you for a little travel inspiration. Portugal is an amazing destination rich in culture and history, with beautiful…

Featured Travelbetic: Steve Richert – Living Vertical

Featured Travelbetic: Steve Richert – Living Vertical

When faced with our own mortality we can give into fear and choose a cautious life or face the fear head on and make the most of the time we have. Steve Richert of Living Vertical chose the latter when…

Missing the Mountain – How Wakarusa Changed My Life

Missing the Mountain – How Wakarusa Changed My Life

The words transcendence and life changing are often tossed around at music festivals. It can all seem cliche and temporary, but it is hard to doubt the deep emotions reached during the immersive festival experience. It is hard to doubt…

My Top 5 Surf Beaches on the Nicoya Peninsula

My Top 5 Surf Beaches on the Nicoya Peninsula

It was the breathtaking beaches and consistent surf of Costa Rica that won my heart and started my addiction to travel. Costa Rica has become like a second home to me, after seven trips to the Nicoya Peninsula I have made…

Yaga’s Wild Game Cook Off – A Protein Paradise

Yaga’s Wild Game Cook Off – A Protein Paradise

One of Galveston’s most anticipated events every year is the Yaga’s Children’s Fund Wild Game Cook Off. Professional pit masters travel from all over Texas to compete in the charity competition. Since its start in 1997 the cook off has raised…

How to Afford Travel On Any Budget

How to Afford Travel On Any Budget

Many people dream of escaping their daily redundancy and experiencing someplace new. Unfortunately for many, travel stays a dream as they believe it is unaffordable, unattainable and out of reach. But if you so desire an escape, life changing experiences and the…

Travelbetic at Euphoria Music and Camping Festival

Travelbetic at Euphoria Music and Camping Festival

The 5th Euphoria Music and Camping Festival in Austin TX went down as a weekend for the history books. Im still beaming with light from the epic music, beautiful weather and gorgeous people. This was my 3rd and most enjoyable Euphoria…

Type 1 Diabetes at Camping Music Festivals

Type 1 Diabetes at Camping Music Festivals

Ah music festival season is upon us once again! When the weather warms up, the stages and tents go up and all the weirdos emerge to dance the Summer away. This year marks my 7th as a self proclaimed “festie”…

Choosing a Travel Backpack with Type 1 Diabetes in Mind (Gregory Savant 48)

Choosing a Travel Backpack with Type 1 Diabetes in Mind (Gregory Savant 48)

One of the most important pieces of gear you will purchase for traveling is your backpack. For us type 1 diabetics this purchase is of special importance because the pack must accommodate the extra supplies required to manage diabetes abroad.…

Living in a Tourist Town

Living in a Tourist Town

For the last eight years I have lived in a few popular tourist towns in Texas; Galveston, Corpus Christi and Austin. Living somewhere people choose to spend their vacation time is rewarding but also eye opening, offering a glimpse into…