Loneliest Road in America: The Ultimate Guide to Nevada Route 50
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Loneliest Road in America: The Ultimate Guide to Nevada Route 50

Don’t let the title “Loneliest Road in America” fool you. Nevada’s Highway 50 has been a major thoroughfare since the Pony Express connected the West. And when mail by horse faded with the dawn of the telegraph and automobile, the route blazed a new trail as the first transcontinental highway, from New York to San…

GoPro Mountain Games: The Ultimate Festival of Modern Mountain Culture
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GoPro Mountain Games: The Ultimate Festival of Modern Mountain Culture

Nasty mountains, extreme athletes, street artists, inspiring speakers, and awesome bands…where can you get all that in one epic weekend? The GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado! This is the country’s premier festival of modern mountain culture. This June, upwards of 4,000 athletes took over Vail to compete across 11 different disciplines—rock climbing, biking, running,…

The Ultimate Oregon Road Trip: The Cascades
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The Ultimate Oregon Road Trip: The Cascades

Everyone knows about iconic U.S. road trips like the Pacific Coast Highway or Route 66, but hugging the curves of the Cascade Range? This has been one of our favorite legs on our 8,000 mile journey across the States. Within the Pacific Ring of Fire and running from Northern California to southern British Columbia, this…

Colorado Road Trip: Best of The Rockies
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Colorado Road Trip: Best of The Rockies

Who’s got a friend who moved to Colorado recently? Just about everyone…because it’s awesome. It’s a state where mountains erupt from the earth with red cliffs, snowy peaks, and sand dunes. Cities are as cosmopolitan as they are granola, with bankers leaving work early to hit the mountain bike trails and farm-to-table waiters serving to…

British Columbia’s Best Bear Watching Destinations
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British Columbia’s Best Bear Watching Destinations

British Columbia has one of the densest bear populations in the world, and this was our chance to finally see one. We set aside a month to road trip the western Canadian province, hike temperate rain forests, scale glaciers, and hopefully, spot bears in the wild. There are said to be upwards of 150,000 black…

Getting Wild West in Montana
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Getting Wild West in Montana

We’ve always dreamt about going to Montana, and who hasn’t? The land of Big Sky, where buffalo roam, cowboys rule the rolling hills, and A River Runs Through It… it’s the wild west at its most romantic. Ever since the railroad blazed a trail across the country in the late 1800s, Montana has captured the…

Komodo, Indonesia: Diving and Dragons
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Komodo, Indonesia: Diving and Dragons

A message popped up from our travel buddy Deb, “Want to dive Komodo?” Visions of nine-foot-long dragons attacking our air supply went through our heads. “Let’s do a liveaboard in Komodo National Park, I hear the diving is killer.” Gulp. Deb is a proper scuba junkie with 357 dives around the world, and counting. So…

The Complete New Zealand South Island Road Trip Guide
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The Complete New Zealand South Island Road Trip Guide

The South Island was made for road trips. It has glaciers, fjords, volcanoes, vineyards, Lord of the Ring forests, impeccable roads, and very few people sharing it. With only one million inhabitants in a landmass the size of New York State, the South Island feels largely untouched and the ultimate place to connect with nature…