A Hidden Gem of Central America – Guatemala

A Hidden Gem of Central America – Guatemala

Antigua, the magical place nestled in between 3 volcanoes, of which two still active today. I wasn’t expecting to travel to Guatemala. I had a lot of other places higher on my ‘to go’ list. Though with the suggestion from an awesome friend, Woody:...
Refreshed Sense of Travel – Portugal

Refreshed Sense of Travel – Portugal

The only place I felt home was with a backpack across my shoulders exploring a new land. I recently relocated back to the East Coast after an adrenaline-filled tenure out in Vail, Colorado. It quickly became apparent that my life back east was not going to be a carbon...
Staying Weird: Always Buy the Guidebook

Staying Weird: Always Buy the Guidebook

Joshua Tree National Park is the kind of place where you can both make your fingertips bleed rock climbing on the notoriously sharp gneiss, and, if you’re lucky, join in on a silent disco on the side of the road. A group of four friends and I took a road trip there...
SLAYDIES:: Haley Kraus – Snowboarder & Nurse

SLAYDIES:: Haley Kraus – Snowboarder & Nurse

Given that her second time on a snowboard led to a broken wrist, it’s a wonder Haley Kraus ever made it back to the mountains at all. “I sat in the ski patrol shack [in Big Sky, Montana] for two hours. People just walking by, because my mom didn’t have any cell phone...
Rafting the Grand Canyon: A trip of a Lifetime

Rafting the Grand Canyon: A trip of a Lifetime

There is something so peaceful, but so high energy when you are living at the bottom of the largest canyon in the United States. For 16 days and boating over 220 miles, I found myself waking up to the sounds of rushing water echoing off the deep red canyon walls. The...