Welcome to Outbound Adventurer, an adventure travel blog where self-proclaimed travel geeks Tara & Jessi share their experiences, anecdotes, recommendations and photography. We know that anything can be an adventure, from jumping out of a plane to trying a new dish, and our goal is to capture the excitement that is present in all things travel.
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I fancy myself at least a somewhat conscientious traveler, and I know that it’s always important to give back when I can. Not only is it a thoughtful, respectful contribution (yay karma), but it also just plain feels good.
Even better, giving back is simple, regardless of whether you’re in the...Continue the adventure »
For those of you who follow us on the social media outlets (and if you don’t, you should!), you know that I traveled to Cleveland, Ohio yesterday. As usual the city welcomed me with open arms:
Welcome to Cleveland?
Er, well. Kind of.
Despite the fact that northern Ohio is trying very hard...Continue the adventure »
If you’re anything like us, you’re counting down the seconds to your next vacation. Often times those seconds can seem rather long, and one of the ways I placate the travel bug is by looking at photos. Sometimes they’re my own pictures, from vacations past, and sometimes I just spend...Continue the adventure »
Sometimes it’s important to remember that adventure can be local.
This is especially important to remember when you’re stuck in the middle of a travel drought.
Luckily, I was recently reminded that even if I’d sometimes rather be anywhere but Houston, it does have some pretty neat adventures available.
Tara and I spent a lovely...Continue the adventure »
Paintball in the beautiful mountains of Colorado? Yes, please. Chocolate makers shooting paint at us? Russian accents? Wait…what?
Blitz Paintball, in barren but scenic Dacono, Colorado, is a great place to be if you want to learn how painful it is to be shot with little spheres of paint.
Tara’s paintball...Continue the adventure »
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With even Texas firmly entrenched in winter, my thoughts have been straying south quite a bit lately. I’ve been craving an ice-cold margarita, sipped while lounging on a beach-side hammock, a schooner ride between islands, or a muggy hike through Maya ruins.
Unfortunately, Houston has better ideas, and instead we have...Continue the adventure »
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