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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…

San Jose del Cabo, Baja Mexico – Photo Story

San Jose del Cabo, Baja Mexico – Photo Story

When most people think of Cabo they picture trinket shops, neon bikinis, drunk frat boys and bachelorette parties, or the tourist trap known as Cabo San Lucas. But that’s not all the Los Cabos area has to offer. Situated on…

Resisting Rückkehrunruhe – Living the Lessons of Travel

Resisting Rückkehrunruhe – Living the Lessons of Travel

Mark Twain once wrote, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner…

Looking Back

Looking Back

While traveling, I am at a constant debate whether or not to journal or document my adventures.  On one hand it’s great to have words, pictures and videos to look back at, on the other hand, I feel a camera distracts…

Guest Blog – A Mother’s Fears Overcome

Guest Blog – A Mother’s Fears Overcome

When Zach asked me to write a guest post for him it took a little while to decide on a subject.  He wanted me to write about my “travel hacking” hobby, which is a term used for finding creative ways…

Preparing for a Month Long Surf Trip with Type 1 Diabetes – What to Pack and Tips for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Preparing for a Month Long Surf Trip with Type 1 Diabetes – What to Pack and Tips for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Nothing quite rivals the feeling of anticipation leading up to an epic trip. Teaming with excitement as I type this from the terminal gate, waiting to board my flight to Costa Rica, a month of tropical weather, hollow waves and no…