You can go through life always taking the easy path, but doing the hard things really does matter. The things that push our boundaries are what makes us grow and learn.
A behind the scenes glimpse of just how much money I am (or am not!) making every month through my blog and other online efforts.
Alpinism and mountaineering have a great literary tradition among the adventure genre. At its core mountaineering is a simple but profound adventure, often with significant peril. But a great adventure does not necessarily make a great book, at least not without a great story teller. In this guest post from Andrew Szalay of the Suburban Mountaineer, he takes a look at the pinnacle of the climbing genre for this list of the top 10 Must Reads.
A detailed how-to for my fellow travel and adventure bloggers about how I was able to dramatically increase my optin and sign up rates for my newsletter. Check out how many monthly subscribers I was getting before I made these two key changes to my Wordpress backbone to triple and quadruple my sign ups.
A friend of mine and guide died in the recent tragedy on Mount Rainier. With his death I reflect on what the risks of mountaineering and climbing can teach us about living a full life. And how risk and reward compares to a life of security and conformity.
Long term travel is an absolutely amazing experience and one that I have cherished over 1.5 years on the go. But there are some downsides to being a nomad. How do we deal with the competing calls of domesticity and being a nomad?
In 2009 Ben Slavin embarked on an overland travel adventure by motorcycle heading as he drove south across the Americas… More than six months, 23,000 miles, and 15 countries later he arrived at the southernmost most city in the world, Ushuaia, Argentina. An amazing adventure through some truly amazing natural scenery with amazing historical sites and vibrant cultures. I met …
Curious about how to walk across America or whether it is even possible? A few years back, Nate Damm set out from the Atlantic Ocean in Delaware and began walking west. More than 3,200 miles and seven months later, Nate walked across America and dipped his toes in the Pacific Ocean in California. Nate embarked on a solo journey across …