Chris and Emilie

Urban Living and the Great Outdoors

Balancing urban living with adventure travel, road trips, camping, and hiking.

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Roadtrip 2020

I know I'm not alone when I say this but - being separated from my family during COVID sucks. I'm so scared of getting on a plane to see my parents, catching COVID, and then giving it to them. So I've been patiently waiting for the numbers to go down. Continue Reading

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Grand Canyon Rim to River and Up Again

How Emilie prepared for and did the 26km (18 mile) hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and up again in one day.

Camping in the Fraser Canyon

What we saw and where we camped in the Fraser Canyon, British Columbia.

Hiking Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

Our hike through the Tongariro Crossing and other adventures in New Zealand.


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Christmas in Taiwan

Climbing Yushan and touring around Taipei.

Road Trip Through Australia

Sydney and Melbourne, camping and hiking in the red center, and snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef.

Camping in British Columbia

Where we like to camp in and around British Columbia.

Road Trip Through New Zealand

Camping, trip to Waiheke Island, Hobbiton, Tongariro Crossing hike, Waiktomo caves, and travelling on a budget.

Pacific Roadtrip

Road trip through Arches National Park, the Grand Canyon, Temecula, and the Pacific Northwest.


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