Wolves and Bobcats and Foxes, Oh My!

A bobcat stands in wait, crouched down, looking ready to attack. A middle aged woman stares the cat straight in the eye. Instead of running away, the woman gets closer. Then closer still. The cat comes nearer. Then the woman's runs her palm over the bobcat's fur. The large creature practically purrs, completely content and absolutely submissive. We saw a lot of amazingly tame wild animals at the Lakota Wolf Preserve the other day. My friend, Zach, and I went on a hiking trip with a group called Discover Outdoors. Discover Outdoors does…Read more …

The Days Before You Go On a Trip

The days before I leave to go on a work trip are always filled with mild anxiety and various thoughts of packing. I think: -Have I gotten everything done before I leave? -Do I need to buy things for the trip? Food? New underwear? -Who do I need to see before I leave? I worry that I’m not following my to do list. I worry that I’m missing something. What I’m actually missing is probably different from what I’m worried about. I’m not missing another errand or task I need to take care…Read more …

Welcome Home!

Hello travelers! Welcome to YouSomewhereElse! I’m so happy you’re here! This is a website of tools and tricks to make travel easier, cheaper and simpler. I travel over half of the year for business, and I’m always looking for ways to save money, unwind while working away from home, and easily get from an airport to a hotel without taking an expensive cab ride! I’ve learned lots of ways to make travel more streamlined and easier on my wallet, and I’m picking up additional travel tricks every day. If you’re looking for information…Read more …