Montana’s Kickass Experience: Miracle of America Museum

Driving past Miracle of America Museum, you’d think of it as a junkyard of rusted out farming equipment, random helicopters, robots, trucks and the like – probably abandoned or left to die in the middle of a field. That’s what … Read More

Montana’s Kickass Experience: Horseback Riding at Cheff Ranch

Ever since I was little, I dreamed of having a horse. But growing up in a one-bedroom apartment, that horse would have had its head sticking out the balcony and woken up the neighbors as it walked down five flights … Read More

Secret Proposal in Bonner, Montana

It all began when Will contacted us via Airbnb in the hopes to rent our lovely A-frame Cabin and at some point there, propose to his longtime girlfriend – Becca. I thought: “That’s cool, the A-frame has had an interview, a … Read More

Philipsburg – Montana’s Kickass Small Town

If you’re taking a day trip from Missoula, Montana, or making a halfway pit stop between your vacation in Yellowstone National Park or Glacier National Park (both about 3.5 hours away), you can’t go wrong by visiting the quaint historical … Read More

Shanty Cabin Red and White Design

When we bought our piece of Montana property back in 2012, it was off-grid, didn’t have running water, a septic system, or anywhere to live. It was as primitive as it gets, but we got it at a very swinging … Read More

Anaconda’s Must-See Shop – Western Montana Fur Center

Visiting smaller towns in Western Montana, you’d undoubtedly come across a quintessential Main Street lined with bakeries, antique shops, museums, cafes, breweries, and a diner or two. Some of them may be more kept up and renovated like the quaint … Read More

Building of a tiny A-frame cabin (part 2)

Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for an updated look at our rigging system (completed in June 2018) Want to see more of our awesome Montana Airbnb retreats (we’ve built 3 – The Shanty, the Blind, and the A-frame), … Read More

The making of “A tiny A-frame” (Part 1 of 2)

To me, tiny houses are fascinating with their ability to fit most necessities in small spaces, while utilizing transformer furniture or other clever storage possibilities. I love browsing through Pinterest, clipping ideas under the “Future Tiny Home” folder, or discovering … Read More

10 Unique Montana Airbnb Accommodations (updated 2021)

Ever since I was little, I was always mesmerized by various types of lodging structures, be it bungalows, shacks, cabins, apartments, yurts, tipis, or campers. How and why do people live in a certain place a certain way always puzzled … Read More

Smokejumper Visitor Center – Missoula Kickass Attraction

Did you know that Missoula, Montana holds the largest training base for smokejumpers? You probably also didn’t know that it’s available for a visit, the tours are free (though donations are encouraged) and sometimes a smokejumper himself/herself will guide the … Read More

Things to do in Libby, Montana

Welcome to Libby, Montana – a town of over 2600 people. This town will be forever known as the “town changed by asbestos”. History is often tragic, but the best we can do is learn from the past and try … Read More

My Montana Family Photography Session

The one obligatory photograph that you HAVE to take each year is that of your awesome and ever changing family! If you are lucky to see yours once a year, great! If not, then you better treasure those moments like … Read More

Montana’s double secret: Twin Lakes

What would you expect to find after 17 miles of bumpy Montana dirt road? An abandoned cabin, a lookout tower, or a grizzly bear or two? How about a pair of subalpine lakes that just beg to pose for a … Read More

Breweries in Missoula, Montana

UPDATED IN FEBRUARY 2021 If I told you that a town of 66,000+ residents contains 9 breweries, would that surprise you? It used to surprise me, but since the Craft Brewing Craze has been going strong in this American town, … Read More

Montana Kickass Experience: Montana Vortex and House of Mystery

What if I told you that there is a place in Montana where people grow in front of your eyes? where brooms stand upright on their own? marbles roll upwards against the pull of their gravity? and you physically just … Read More

Montana Kickass Experience: Garnet Ghost Town

Less than 1 hour from our Montana property, lies a very special place, where if you squint you can visualize saloons and barbershops of yesteryear with over 1,000 people that used to call this place home back in the late … Read More

Montana Kickass Experience: Morrell Falls

Looking for an easy, peasy hike and a beautiful waterfall in Western Montana? Then read on! The most challenging part of the Morrell Falls hike is finding the trailhead and parking lot. But the search is just a part of … Read More

Montana Kickass Experience: Kootenai Falls and Swinging Bridge

Imagine yourself driving through Northwestern Montana on US Highway 2, admiring the windy road surrounded by majestic mountains. Every once in a while you glance to the right, where you faintly observe a river, which also meanders through these remote … Read More