Category: Destinations

My ABC’s of Thankfulness

In the spirit of fall and feeling thankful, I’ve compiled a full alphabet of my favorite things…

Your Near-Death Experience was Cooler than Mine

Last weekend, at 2:30 AM, I thought I was about to die. But it wasn’t for something very exciting, noble or interesting. In fact, it was for something pretty dumb. 

Backpackers would make the best Chopped Contestants – An Investigation

Whaaaaaat? You say. Please, a bunch of dirtbags in the woods have no business on a culinary art show like…Yeah, yeah. I get it. But let me break it down for you.

20 thoughts you’ve definitely had while backcountry camping

I’ve always believed that a backpacking trip is the best way to get to know somebody. You see them at their smelliest, grossest, hungriest, crankiest, and most real. You get the chance to experience pure joy through their eyes, true fear, exhaustion, simple raw…

I Quit my Job to have Dirty Feet

I quit my job to have dirty feet…

My Love Affair with Punchbowl Falls: Trail Guide

Punchbowl Falls is no secret, though I wish it was. It is a popular enough attraction for both tourists and locals, especially in the summer months. The best part? The pools are totally swimmable. Well, sort of.

#WanderRight into Adventure: Q&A with Savanna Rakofsky

Every Friday, we’re featuring badass women who are doing whatever it takes to see the world! This week, we caught up with Savanna Rakofsky, a Florida wanderer who has found her home in San Diego. She’s using her skills as a marketing director to…

Can you Handle the Vail Camping Scene?

We pulled on to that familiar dirt road and I was feeling like a local, waving to all the regulars as we passed through. We reached our campground from the night before, but there was a problem…

Event Report: An Epic Day at the GoPro Mountain Games 2017

Picture this: I’m standing next to a man wearing a unicorn onesie. He has a GoPro mounted to his chest. His dog has a GoPro attached to his collar. Across the river, the whitewater kayaker just pulled her kayak out of the water. Her GoPro is…

Are tourists destroying the Conch Industry?

“Conch cakes, conch fritters, conch fingers, conch salad, cracked conch, conch wrap, conch in a bag, conch on a pizza…” I was reading the lunch menu, feeling like the shrimp-impassioned Bubba from Forrest Gump. We were sitting by the harbor of Elbow Cay in the…