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Highlights of 2015, Uncontained Life

Uncontained Life’s Highlights of 2015: 17 Countries on Three Continents in 2015

“That’s a wrap for Uncontained Life in 2015!” Whew! This year we traveled to 17 countries on three different continents! (We haven’t told you about all of them yet, but don’t worry, we will soon.) As we look forward to what 2016 has in store for us, we’ve also been reflecting on the highlights of 2015. […]

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Budget Friendly Winter Vacations, Uncontained Life

5 Fabulous (and Budget-Friendly) January Travel Destinations

Because some of us need to recover from the holidays. The weather outside may be frightful…but isn’t that all the more reason to consider a wintertime getaway to a sunnier locale? Prices at these beautiful places may not be at rock-bottom (you’re not the only one running from the cold); but if you’re coming from the U.S., Europe, […]

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Justin and Hillary Joshua Tree

Surviving Desert Hot Springs, Desert Snow, and Desert Sushi: Joshua Tree and Beyond!

Concrete. Concrete. Glass. Concrete.  Asphalt. Traffic.  Concrete. We love cities.  Innovation, culture, art, and coffee every three blocks are just a few reasons Hillary and I gravitate toward and have lived in cities.  However, sometimes the rushing (honking) cars, the giant buildings, and zoned trees motivate us to put the skyscraper skyline in our rearview […]

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Uphill Bicycle Noah Purify

Discovering Noah Purifoy and his Outdoor Desert Art Museum

You’ll probably think you’re lost the first time you come to visit Noah Purifoy’s Outdoor Desert Art Museum. We certainly did!   Situated off of an unassuming dirt road in Joshua Tree, California (look for the hand-lettered “Blair Lane” street sign) on 7.5 acres of open land, this outdoor museum features more than 30 of Purifoy’s assemblage pieces (some […]

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