Ever wanted to be a game warden in Maine? Check out this well-produced video by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife and see if this gets your blood pumping.
Here’s a video from Outside Magazine about starting a fire by rubbing two sticks together. Yes, Virginia, it really does work. It’s hard work, takes a long time, expends a lot of energy, and you’ll probably end up rubbing the skin off your hands, but it works. Take a look at this not-so-well-produced-but-at-least-it’s-informative video and […]
Here’s a heart pounding POV (point-of-view) video shot for National Geographic using theV.I.O. POV.1.5 video camera. Take a look at how high those rapids are! The best part is when the cameraman rolls his kayak and everything goes black. So cool!
I know you’re wondering, why the title “Part Time Vagabond?” How can one be a vagabond only part of the time? Doesn’t the word “vagabond” in itself mean to be a full-time traveler, on the road, pretty much nomadic? For me, the answer is not all that simple. I’ve had a special affinity for travel […]
The Five The Five is a new feature on Part Time Vagabond that showcases an adventure, big or small, in five – and only five – photos with text (or minutes of video, minutes of sound, etc). Think of it as though you’re presenting your trip to a group of really interested friends; you tell […]
From day 2 of my first S24O camping trip. Tuesday, September 22, 2009.
Part of being a Part Time Vagabond is making short trips a regular part of your life. The reason I’m a part time vagabond is because I don’t necessarily have the resources to travel full time right now. That doesn’t mean I won’t be traveling on a regular basis in the future. In fact, that’s […]
It can be tough to get outside as much as we’d like to, despite the well known fact that being outdoors is good for our mental and physical health. Some readers of this blog are likely to be people who spend most of their day indoors behind a computer. I find myself sitting at my […]
Now that the cooler temperatures of fall are making their presence known, it’s time to start planning a short fall trip. I have a few ideas of adventures I want to pursue, but I’m not sure which one to do. Being the indecisive tool that I am, I’m leaving it up to you, my dear […]
L.L. Bean is well known for it’s preppy clothes, camping supplies, and the “Bean Boot.” What most people don’t know is that many of the retail stores offer the Outdoor Discovery School, where adventuresome people can take a few hours – or a few days – to learn a fun and exciting outdoor activity. Since […]