I was sitting for dinner with a group of other travel bloggers in a fancy restaurant. Everyones food arrives. Can you guess what happens next around a group of travel bloggers? Phones and cameras. I’ve had my second bite before the first picture is taken. This is my life now.
I have decided to rebrand this website as Art of Adventuring. The new name reflects a broader approach to travel. To me adventuring means exploring the world and trying new things, whether that be with a backpack or not. It means covering not just adventure activities but independent travel, off the beaten path discoveries and even the everyday adventure of living abroad.
Art of Backpacking turns two years old!
The first post went out on December 4th, 2008 with a simple picture of Grinnell Glacier Moraine. I was just testing the waters. Next was the ‘official’ first post by Teresa which was hardly a post. I had no idea what I was getting into and it started with really simple and lame articles. The site was hosted for free from a friend and we didn’t even have SEO friendly URL’s because the host didn’t have that functionality.