BHAG Travel Articles

Goals | 30 Days of Indie Travel Project
Goals | 30 Days of Indie Travel Project   At BootsnAll, goals are a part of our company culture. Every quarter we set goals that help focus our efforts, challenge us to try new things, and allow us to do what we do best – inspire people to see the world and give them the tools to do it. So we thought the topic of goals was a fitting one to kick off the 30 Days of Indie Travel project. Check out the video below to learn about the goals set by BootsnAll’s Co-Founder and CEO, Sean Keener.   30 Days of Indie Travel Project: How to Participate We’re inviting bloggers from around the world (that means you, too!) to join us in a daily blogging effort designed to reflect on how our travel experiences over the last year – or whenever – have shaped us and our view of the world. Bloggers can follow the prompts as strictly or loosely as they like, interpreting them in various ways and responding via text, photos or video posted on their own blogs. We’ll share some of our favorites via Twitter and Facebook throughout November, as well as a round-up article at the end of the month, so if you’re playing along make sure to let us know – use the #indie30 hashtag on Twitter, and link to the 30 […]
“To combat the pervasive culture of wealth” –Jen Miner | Travel BHAGs
“To combat the pervasive culture of wealth” –Jen Miner | Travel BHAGs In June, we asked travel bloggers and members of the BootsnAll community what their Big Hairy Audacious Goals were. For those of you who wanted to share your goals with other travelers, we’ll be posting some here on the BootsnAll blog. So to kick things off, we’re taking a look at Jen Miner’s BHAG. Jen Miner The Vacation Gals I am incredibly lucky, very fortunate to not have to worry about my finances. Living in west Los Angeles (this is where famous named ‘burbs like Beverly Hills, Brentwood and Bel-air are, though I don’t live in one of those towns) and raising my children in this bubble is great, because I don’t have the serious life stress of trying to keep my daughters safe or even in good schools. That comes with the neighborhood. But while it’s a gift to be able to give my daughters a very comfortable childhood, it’s also somewhat perspective-warping. Case in point: Through my work, we’ve been invited as a family to one luxury resort hotel after another until around a year ago — we were at some perfectly lovely hotel, the kids came in from the beach, looked at their beds, and said, “Hey! Where’s the chocolate on our pillows?!” I started to give them a piece of my mind about this attitude but […]