Baja Blast: Chasing Summer Under the Mexican Sun

Some people just represent a lifestyle. Others eat, sleep, live and breathe it. The idea of traveling free and easy versus actually doing it. Former Wayward buyer, and forever friend, Darcie Gray, is the latter. After an opportunity came up…

Travel Bug: Our Favorite Globe-Trotting Instagrammers

It’s easy to go down a wormhole on Instagram. One second you’re researching locations for a potential vacation, the next you’re watching videos of dogs surfing. It happens quickly. But for every useless, time-sucking wormhole,…

That’s a Wrap: The Top 10 Journal Entries from 2017

Between joining our friends on some great trips, learning about and visiting new places, getting to interview some very interesting people and opening three stores, 2017 has been a big year for Wayward. Through all…

5 Ways to Make the Most of Cabin Fever

As we transition from the last days of fall into winter, cabin season is in full swing. There is nothing more inviting in the cold winter months than a picturesque winter retreat nestled in a…

Seven Gifts to Make Road Warrior Life More Comfortable

Whether on slow scenery crawls or all-out cross country hauls, traveling by car is a great way to experience the changing landscape and, if done right, a way to save money by camping and couch…

Seven Gifts to Make Traveling More Enjoyable

A last-minute getaway during the worst of holiday travel is not most people’s idea of a relaxing time, but there are those who revel in it. Between collecting frequent flyer miles and knowing the best…

Where the road ends the adventure begins: Taking on Tofino with Roark Revival

Through the carved out shores and around the most western point of Vancouver Island, we pass the division point of North and South island. Our boat, the Night Bite, set its bow pointing to the…

Time Traveling: Richer Poorer Gets a Taste of the Northwest

The four of us are pressed up against the side of the van as fog and mist off the ocean roll past. One of us has a butter knife wedged in the frame of the…

A Video Recap of the Gambler 500

If you’ve been exploring with us on Instagram or here on the journal recently, you might have seen a sneak peak of our experience at the Washington chapter of the Gambler 500 earlier this summer. If…

Rollin’ the Dice at the Gambler 500

The closer we got to the lonesome mountain town of Winthrop, the more eyebrows were raised as the weekend gamblers and their vehicles rambled into town for the Washington chapter of the Gambler 500. Outside…

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…

Cuba Calling

For years, Cuba sat just out of reach for most U.S. travelers, dangling just off of the tip of Florida like a forbidden fruit. Romanticized by some of today’s most significant cultural icons and most nefarious underworld types, Cuba has long been associated with escapism. From Hemingway to Luciano, Cuba has long played on the imagination of North American’s and until recently, took some creative maneuvering to access.

120 Days

Captain David Magnum is a salty dog, and while he is an obsessive and passionate fisherman, there is no doubt the man is as salty as they come. The Yeti Coolers fishing Ambassador was born…