I took a break from travel blogging

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.

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Art of Backpacking is Now Art of Adventuring

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.

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When Blogging Changes Your Life

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.

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