When you hear about an island vacation, most people immediately think of the tropics. It’s a trip that’s all about relaxation—lying on the beach, sipping drinks by the pool, and riding the warm ocean waves…right? Well there is a different kind of island vacation that offers up a whole different type of fun and adventure….
For the month of June, we asked our community to share their tips, recommendations, and stories in our #maketimetoexplore campaign.
Buzzz, buzzz, buzzzz… “Ah snap, I totally spaced I had dinner plans tonight.” Shaking my head, I pick up my buddy’s phone call, “Yo man, super sorry, I got caught up at work. I am leaving right now, I’ll be there in twenty!” Frantically stuffing my resin pack, I leave my desk behind. Our lives behind…
Canada may be known for its friendly people, ice hockey, and Tim Hortons, but if that’s all you know about our neighbor to the north, you’re really missing out. Canada’s national parks and wilderness spaces are an incredible resource, and they’re often far less traveled than similar trails in the U.S. And what better way…
When it comes down to it, it’s really not about the destination (or the journey). It’s all about who you take with you.
The country is filled with beautiful places to explore, making this summer the perfect time for a road trip
Hiking with my toddler has been one of my most rewarding adventures thus far. Exploring new trails and viewing the outdoors with her is filled with constant joy and surprise.
The backcountry is a place for serenity and personal challenge, and, as in any public space, there’s an etiquette to maintaining this environment. Some of this etiquette may be obvious, some may not be. But after 20 years recreating in the woods and nine years as a backcountry guide, I am confident that it basically…
Bolstered by my new confidence, I started to try things I had never dreamed of: snowshoeing, rock climbing, backpacking.
With the pandemic-induced work-from-home movement, I decided to spend a week in Tulum working from there by myself. I had no real reason to be home in New Orleans, and I hadn’t been out of the country in over a year (which kills my soul a little to think about)