The Way

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Illuminating California's North Coast

It was a perfect sunny day with a gentle breeze blowing off the ocean.  The half-mile path sloping downward  was...

The Changing California Food and Wine Scene

I moved to California in 2000 when I was 30 years old; I realized pretty quickly I had a lot to learn about food. For the...

Place and People: The Diversity of Thailand

Visiting Thailand never fails to leave me feeling a bit headspun, but not in a bad way - its diversity is a bit much to...

Time Out in Sàpmi

Real winter with lots of snow, northern lights and complete silence are just some of the reasons why people come from near...

4 Photo Highlights from the Arctic: Realm of the Polar Bear

“No one comes to Svalbard by accident,” Jamie, our expedition leader, said to me one night at dinner. It turns out, he...

Exploring Thailand, Authentically

I took a long sip of ice-cold Singha as I watched the long-tail boats and water taxis maneuver around ferries on the Chao...

How to Trek the Most Iconic Trail in the World in the Most Responsible Way – The Inca Trail

“I was delighted! Until lunchtime on the third day of trekking, we did not see any other groups, other than as figures...

Our Guide to the Most Amazing Mountain Huts in Europe – and How to Reach Them

On any high level trek through the Alps you are guaranteed sensational views of Europe’s highest mountains, flower-strewn...

Utah’s Ancient Portals Pull Me to the Present

“These guys would appreciate if we didn’t camp here; so, I’d appreciate if we hurry to make it to the next spot to...

The Jordan Trail

We had the idea of the Jordan Trail back in the late 1990s when we were exploring Jordan for our guide to Jordan’s ‘Walks,...

Changed by The Jungle

“People are changed by the jungle.” The words came from the darkness next to me in the open-walled hut, tinted with the...

Abra del Acay: An Epic Mountain Bike Ride of Time Travel in the Andes of Argentina

We drove past the summit and parked the vehicle. The wind was so fierce I could hardly stand let alone hop on a mountain...