Home > Kimberly Alt

Kimberly Alt

Kimberly is always up for an adventure. She’s used to living out of a suitcase and travels consistently. Her first time out of the country was to Thailand, where she spent 4 1/2 months traveling throughout southeast Asia. Kimberly enjoys exploring new places and diving into new cultures. While Kimberly isn’t traveling you can find her trying a new recipe in the kitchen, spending time outside or just lounging at home.

Pimsleur Review: Language Learning for Listeners

Girl listening to language learning on headphones: Pimsleur Review

Countless jobs require you to be bilingual in today's international economy. Whether you're in the medical profession, a journalist or in law enforcement, employers prefer to hire someone who is bilingual. Being bilingual not only makes you more appealing to employers, it can also get you a pay raise. But how can you learn a new language when you've got a full-time job? You probably don't have time to go back to school. That's where language learning software comes in handy. In our Pimsleur Review we'll discuss key components, pros, cons, pricing, customer reviews and our personal experience with the software...

Read More »

G Adventures Reviews: Bargain or Bust?

Tour group riding camels

Do you daydream about taking a trip abroad but dread the planning process? Traveling abroad can be overwhelming, and for those of you who aren't big on planning, G Adventures may be your best option. You can choose your destination and how long you want to be gone and G Adventures does the rest. G Adventures is our top pick for best adventure travel. We'll explain why we think G Adventures is great by laying out the key features, pros, cons, sample trip pricing and more...

Read More »

What are Escape Rooms?

Clues on table: What are Escape Rooms?

The Exploring Life's Mysteries team has done multiple escape rooms. We quickly learned that these were not only addicting but a great way for us to bond as a team. In addition to team building, escape rooms also offer a great experiential activity for family fun, a friend hangout or even a first date...

Read More »

Contiki Reviews: Ready to Plan Your Trip of a Lifetime?

Girl taking photos while traveling

Does planning a trip stress you out? You’re not alone. Why not avoid the stress of travel planning and book your next adventure through Contiki? Contiki offers trips with almost everything planned out including accommodations, meals, activities and more. All you have to do is select the trip you want and pay for it. Contiki vacations target a specific age and style of traveler (which we will discuss below), and it’s important to make sure you want that style of trip, so you have a great time on your vacation. We’ll help you determine if Contiki trips are right for you...

Read More »

Best Luggage Brands: Delsey vs Samsonite vs Travelpro vs Swiss Gear vs Victorinox

Planning a trip but need something to hold all your stuff? You're not alone! I'm actually looking to buy some luggage myself and writing this article has definitely helped me choose what features I want in my luggage as well as what price point I am okay with. We ranked luggage according to warranty, locks, wheels, straps, compartments, handles, material and more to pick the best luggage sets and we're so excited to share them with you...

Read More »

Driving for Lyft vs Uber: Which Lane Should You Drive In?

Highway at night: Driving for Lyft vs Uber

Looking to make some extra cash in your free time? Many people are becoming Lyft and Uber drivers to make ends meet or if they just want to have some extra spending cash. Either way, these ride-sharing services offer wages that can put some money in your pocket. And the best part is you can make a dime on your own time and be your own boss. But with so many ride-sharing programs, which lane should you drive in? Uber and Lyft are the two most popular services, so we'll compare them against one other including Lyft vs Uber driver's pay, payouts and more. Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and read on, so you can decide which is a better fit...

Read More »

Fizzics Review: Turn Your 6-Pack Into Draft Beer

Fizzics with beer and popcorn

It never fails, you go to a brewery and enjoy a new brew. Sip by sip your palette is evolving, and you are falling in love with the perfectly carbonated draft beer. That's how it always happens with my husband and me anyways. We're big fans of craft beer, but whenever we get a growler or a six-pack to bring home, it just doesn't taste as good as it did coming out of the brewer's tap. Fizzics draft beer system has set out to fix this problem. You can enjoy draft beer at home the way brewers intended it to be enjoyed with this home beer tap...

Read More »

Uber Driver Requirements: Is It Uber Cool To Drive For Uber?

Man driving: Uber Driver Requirements

Uber is taking the world by storm. Instead of hailing a taxi in the pouring rain, you're able to sit inside and request a ride using an app on your smartphone. Consumers love this and drivers make bank off of it. Riders aren't using taxis as often because Uber is less expensive in many cases. With more people using Uber, there is an increase in the demand for Uber drivers. Maybe Uber could help you make a few bucks? Learn more about Uber driver requirements below...

Read More »

Lily Drone Review: Capture Video Like Never Before

Lily Drone flying: Lily Drone Review

The Lily camera drone is quite possibly the coolest gadget we’ve seen this year and will most likely make most of our wish lists next year. This drone can take video of its user from several different angles by performing specific commands including follow, lead, slowmo, fly up, side and loop. One of the coolest features is that the Lily camera flies itself and there is no control required. So you can kayak, ski, run, etc. and Lily will follow your every move. Read more about the Lily drone in our Lily Drone Review...

Read More »

Best Adventure Vacations: Contiki vs Topdeck vs G Adventures vs Intrepid

There's nothing sexier than a well-traveled American. That's what one of my college professors told me freshmen year when I chose to travel abroad. Ignite your travel bug by taking an epic trip with other like-minded adventurers. Explore another culture, taste different cuisines, meet new people and dive into a new adventure. These adventure travel companies are sure to help you find the best adventure trips...

Read More »