Canyon Ranch Spa Experience
A spa break will relax you, de-stress you, and make you feel more fully human.
Mariposa in Sunlight
I am in Mariposa, CA, to visit my boyfriend’s relatives for the first time, to spend my first Thanksgiving with them.
Finding Reverence Amongst the Redwoods
As we drive along the Redwood Highway, I am reminded why so many great writers found their voices in the forests of California.
Polar Bears In My Window
Churchill, in Manitoba, Canada, is known as The Polar Bear Capital of the World.
Maine Storms on the Appalachian Trail
Most of us would be attempting to hike to Maine, but statistically, only one-fourth of us would make it.
Rhubarb in the Tackle Box
I don’t understand the appeal of fishing, but this was going to be a major day for my ten-year-old son Conor.
Lessons from Mexico
I wanted the unknown more than I wanted what was known.
Passing On The Passion
An aunt shares her love of travel with her nephew, hoping to pass on her passion for the national parks of the Southwest.
Where I Stood
A traveler arrives to work at a Hawaiian retreat center in the middle of the jungle and with a focus on yoga and organic food.
It was strange that others traveled and paid to mush a dog for a few minutes when you could get an adventurous job and do it all the time.
Lost Coast Found
The Lost Coast is a 25-mile hike where the rugged King Range meets hungry rough waves - perfect for one woman's solo trek.
How It Ends
The bus goes off the road somewhere south of Cancun when the driver avoids a head-on collision.
Wavering on the Fiery Edge
An evening trek out to where the volcano lava flows at Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.
My Kauai Merman
A Kauai native with dive gear and a surfboard, Raf lived in the ocean and had the muscles of a merman.
A New Frame of Mind
An eight-day 277-mile expedition down the Colorado River through the center of the Grand Canyon.
The Magic That is Esalen
Esalen is a community, on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, known for its sulfur baths, massages and self-exploration workshops.
In My Father’s Footsteps: Hiking Yosemite’s Half Dome
The granite steps to Half Dome proved a way to weed out hikers who had already put in six hours on a steadily climbing trail.
Here in the Light
Long-time friends take a vacation together in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Antlers in the Grass
Answers to your deepest issues surface while riding a horse through nature. And your heart makes room.
Where the Spirit Moves You: Kohala Coast Hawaii
A travel story from the Kohala Coast of the Big Island, as well as some ideas of things to do and places to stay.
Not all vacations are luxurious. Some are brutish boot camp experiences. Literally.
A woman joins a cross-country bike ride for women over 50, for seven weeks, 3,100 miles across the U.S.
Seeing the World with New Eyes
A journey on a relic of a train venturing through a canyon to the town of Durango, Colorado.
Burning a Hole in the Sky
Yes, I’m thirty years old, and I’m sticking my tongue out at my mother while refusing to jump out of a racing airplane.
In the back of my mind is the last zip line — the longest in the state, over three ridges, where people hit speeds over 50 mph.
Mayan Adventures with my 77-year-old Mother
A daughter and her 77-year-old mother adventure travel from Akumal to Tulum to the Bay of Ascension.