Embracing Repetition: Tips for Enjoying a Thru-Hike

For many people, setting off on the Pacific Crest Trail or a thru-hike is a dream come true. After months and years of planning, training and mentally preparing, those first dozen miles are make or…

An Insiders Guide to Seattle with Patrick Duffy De Armas

When flying into Seattle, it’s hard to imagine a more beautiful city. Downtown emerges through mist and clouds, and on a clear day, is crowned by the beautiful Cascades to the North and East and…

Talking Authentic #Vanlife with James Barkman

There has been an explosion of #vanlife in recent years, and while some people enter that life with fat bank accounts, healthy trust funds, and brand new Sprinter vans, there are others who truly give…