The Adventure Venture
The Adventure Venture

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Hello Friends!


I'm Erica: a Nebraska native who spent seven years playing, learning and growing in Chicago – the Midwest’s most magnificent urban jungle.  At age 25, I packed up my belongings, quit my 9 to 5 desk job and bought a one-way ticket to New Zealand. I planned to only stay for one year but here I am, three years later, living my best life, hiking, biking, climbing, exploring, investigating, playing and learning in the outdoors. 

This blog is for those who find themselves at home in the outdoors.  Or for those who don’t find themselves at home in the outdoors but like to imagine they’d enjoy it at some point in their life.

It’s a blog for the curious and adventure seekers.  It’s for those who are ready for a change but don’t know where to start or how to take the plunge.  I’ve been there.  We’ve all been there. 

Follow along whether you’re an avid adventurer, an occasional vacationer or just need to inject a little inspiration to your life.  Join me as I find comfort in the uncomfortable and acceptance in the unpredictable 8,000 miles from home.

Still have questions?  Contact me here!