Posts by: AbandontheCube
The Upper Peninsula: A Mosquito Safehaven Not Fit For Habitation
AbandontheCubeApr 12, 2022Like
If you’ve never been to the Upper Peninsula —GOOD! Don’t go. It isn’t for you. It’s a shit place with nothing to do and nothing...
Northern American Midwest: Exploring Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan
AbandontheCubeApr 05, 2022Like
Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan are the land of plenty. Plenty of space. Plenty of weight on the locals. Plenty of cheese on the french...
The American Central Midwest: Exploring Missouri, Illinois & Indiana
AbandontheCubeApr 01, 2022Like
For about a year and a half we lived in Missouri, smack dab in the middle of the American Central Midwest. This, I can assure you, was...
Bulgarian Language And Culture
AbandontheCubeMar 30, 2022Like
I’ve written before about learning languages, and how much I enjoy the undertaking. Here I’ll discuss learning the Bulgarian...
Exploring Athens in Summer: Top 5 Must Do
AbandontheCubeJul 24, 20174
Make no mistake about it, summer in Athens is HOT! We spent a month and a half in Athens and the surrounding areas this summer. At times,...
Adopting from China: A Bump in the Road
AbandontheCubeJul 20, 201714
As with our two lovely kids, we'll find out who our adopted daughter is as she grows and lives with us.
Adopting from China: The First Steps
AbandontheCubeMay 16, 20177
Adopting from China, our adoption story. We started the process and are mid way into the adoption. This post details everything we've done...
In Conversation: Ryan Pyle of Tough Rides on China, and Why He ATCs
AbandontheCubeOct 08, 20157
ATC gets deep with Ryan Pyle, of Tough Rides to discuss China, why he travels, and what he learned from his time rallying around the Middle...
The Best Books About Quitting Your Job to Travel
AbandontheCubeOct 01, 20157
Books open a window into how another person sees the world. For travelers, we strive to see the world in new ways everyday– and...
Canoeing The Boundary Waters: A Guide
AbandontheCubeSep 20, 20154
This post was written by Bear J., who recently spent a week in the Boundary Waters with his brother. Read more about their trip, or read on...
Hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway
AbandontheCubeSep 16, 20155
We escaped up to the mountains again last weekend for some R&R in the woods. Nothing clears your mind like a long hike in the deep...
The Best TV Shows About Quitting Your Job to Travel
AbandontheCubeSep 08, 20158
If you’re sitting around watching TV all day, you’re not out seeing the world. Let’s face it though, every traveler knows...
Kayaking High Rock Lake
AbandontheCubeAug 28, 20157
High Rock Lake, NC If you’re looking for bass, High Rock Lake is the spot to go in North Carolina for record-breaking catches. I...
Canoeing New River in Boone
AbandontheCubeAug 18, 20156
Going on a day-long canoe trip with a toddler doesn’t seem like the most relaxing way to spend a weekend for most, but relaxation...
The Johnson Brothers’ Canoe Trip
AbandontheCubeAug 11, 20157
August, 2015 was a monumental month in the lives of two brothers. Although they disagree on the optimal facial accessory of beard or...
The Best Movies About Finding Happiness Through Travel
AbandontheCubeAug 05, 20151
Abandon the Cube finds the top movies about the search for happiness.
The Best Nihilist Holidays
AbandontheCubeJul 27, 2015Like
For our nihilist friends, we’ve put together the top trips for fun, active holidays sure to please even the most exhausted of...
The New Look of ATC
AbandontheCubeJul 25, 2015Like
You may have noticed that ATC has been under construction for a few weeks. Okay, okay it’s been a few months. I’ve been busy...
The Best Backpacks For Traveling
AbandontheCubeJul 19, 2015Like
Best Wheeled Backpacks For travelers who spend a good deal of time in urban areas, or flying a great deal, a wheeled backpack is a great...
Road Tripping USA
AbandontheCubeJul 13, 20159
I’ve had road trips in the USA on my mind recently. There is something supremely liberating about jumping in your car and facing an...
How to Do Disney World
AbandontheCubeMay 09, 20156
How to do DisneyWorld with kids--from someone who knew nothing prior to going and learned a lot from trial and error.
5 Great Things to Learn in Thailand
AbandontheCubeMay 03, 20151
Learn to scuba dive, dye fabric or do traditional Thai massage on your next stay in Thailand.
Tieks Review: Are these worth the cost for a traveler
AbandontheCubeMar 20, 20151
Are Tieks worth the price tag? Find out our insider review of the exclusive ballet flats.
Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Slovakia
AbandontheCubeJan 10, 20151
Find out the top five things to do in Slovakia, including spelunking, city touring and world capitals and climbing rugged peaks.
2014 in Review
AbandontheCubeDec 31, 20147
Abandon the Cube's year in review 2014 included an immense about of American travel, from Texas to Washington, to Michigan and beyond to...