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Why Big Bend National Park Is Worth the Drive

Why Big Bend National Park Is Worth the Drive

Big Bend National Park sat on my to-do list for years. Three times I attempted to go, and three times the trip cancelled. Big Bend is a tough place to get to--you can't drive by "on the way to" somewhere. You have to intentionally go. The sunset isn't the best part!...

Run the Edge Run the Year Review

Run the Edge Run the Year Review

A Run the Edge/Run the Year Review for 3 Years If you're looking for a year-long goal to keep you accountable to movement and health, a good place to look is the Run the Edge/Run the Year challenge. For walkers, it's a great tool to motivate and keep you moving every...

My First Long-Distance Road Trip in a Tesla Model 3

My First Long-Distance Road Trip in a Tesla Model 3

My First Long-Distance Road Trip in a Tesla Model 3 I've done a lot of road tripping. I've also owned an electric vehicle since 2011. But I've never done a long-distance road trip in an electric vehicle. Until now. Last week I said goodbye to my third Nissan Leaf,...

Living a Month in Lima Peru

Living a Month in Lima Peru

Living a Month in Lima Peru Lim-Ah. I couldn't wait to get to Lima. To live on the beach. To see Pacific sunsets nightly. To smell the sea air. After a month in the mountains of Medellin, Colombia, drifting down to sea level in the warm Peruvian air sounded divine....

Remote Year Adventure-Month Three in Lima

Remote Year Adventure-Month Three in Lima

Remote Year Adventure--Month Three in Lima, Peru My Latin American adventure continues; the third month on Remote Year ended on a high note after a long slog through difficult group dynamics throughout the month. With a first month of fun onboarding and getting to...

China for $299–How the Deal Works

China for $299–How the Deal Works

China for $299--Is It Worth It? You may have seen the ads or gotten the links in travel emails like TravelZoo. China, all inclusive, for $299 from New York or Los Angeles. It sounds too good to be true. I took the bait, and this is what I found. It's true. Flights,...

An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation

An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation

An Authentic Oaxaca Walking Vacation Oaxaca, cradle of The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), alebrijes, and mole' sauce, offers up a great backdrop to excellent walking, urban hiking, and hiking. Drop in the wonderful 7-pueblo ecotourism cooperative of the Pueblos...

How to Enjoy Oaxaca Day of the Dead

How to Enjoy Oaxaca Day of the Dead

Enjoying Oaxaca Dia de Los Muertos In part three of our walking vacation in Oaxaca, we returned to this vibrant Mexican city all decked out in its marigold-finest to celebrate Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos.) Oaxaca, the cradle of excellent Dia de Los Muertos...

Hiking Sierra Norte Oaxaca Pueblos Mancomunados

Hiking Sierra Norte Oaxaca Pueblos Mancomunados

Hiking Pueblos Mancomunados For an authentic, immersive experience in Mexico, you need to hike the Sierra Norte mountains near Oaxaca in the Pueblos Mancomunados. For the last two years, I've hiked these wonderful trails in October, and each year, I can't wait to go...

5 Must Do Day Hikes and Eats Near Seattle

5 Must Do Day Hikes and Eats Near Seattle

Must Do Day Hikes and Eats Near Seattle Seattle and the entire Northwest are loaded with great hikes and great eats. On my recent trip to this outdoor playground, I picked the top five day hikes, walks, and urban ambles to adventure near Seattle. I topped off each...