Near & Far

Machu Picchu or Patagonia: Which is the Best Long Distance Trek for You?

Machu Picchu or Patagonia: Which is the Best Long Distance Trek for You?

If you’re considering doing a long distance trek, South America’s signature hikes should be at the top of your expedition bucket list. Machu Picchu and the O or W in Patagonia are amazing, multi-day journeys that are designed to change […]

2016: Bigger, Badder, and Now Uncut

2016: Bigger, Badder, and Now Uncut

This year. All I can say is whoa. There have been some serious highs, some serious lows, and a lot of WTF moments in between. The adventures have been more spontaneous, the moments heightened, and the reflections deeper. I’ve grown […]

The Truth About Going on a Yacht Week in Croatia

The Truth About Going on a Yacht Week in Croatia

It’s rare I take vacations with friends these days, but the stars aligned and four (very busy and hard to plan) girls from across the US met up for Yacht Week, sailing from Dubrovnik to Split across the dazzling Adriatic Sea. In […]

Carmen San Diego is My Spirit Animal

Carmen San Diego is My Spirit Animal

I recently came across a meme that said, “My friends don’t ask ‘how are you?’ they ask ‘where are you?’” which could not be more fitting for my life these days. Gone six of the last seven weekends, I’ve been […]

2015: 3 New Countries, 3 New States, Explorations Close to Home and Beyond

2015: 3 New Countries, 3 New States, Explorations Close to Home and Beyond

Working in travel, it’s hard differentiating between work trips from vacations as you’re always looking for the next story angle or Instagram shot. Either way, I got to explore a bit more of the world and check a few new places […]