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Adventure

A Month In The Sierras // John Muir Trail

*fair warning, this will probably be a long post. I’ve got tons of photos and stories to share, some of which

Through the Subway and Down The Narrows // Zion National Park

Spent a few days in Zion with my buddy, John, and knocked off two hikes on my to-do list: The Subway (bottom –

Edge of The Canyon // Toroweap

I’ve had my fair share of visiting the Grand Canyon, but never was it an adventure like this. For anyone ever

NEW ZEALAND // NORTH ISLAND

New Zealand. A beautiful island-country in the South-Western Pacific. It’s made up of two parts – the North

NEW ZEALAND // SOUTH ISLAND

The South Island showcases the jaw-dropping scenery that makes up the bulk of New Zealand’s reputation. Lush and

JOURNEY OF THE TRAVELING BEANIE

Prior to leaving for our trip, one of my closest friends knit my girlfriend a beanie in a single day to keep her warm

EXPLORING THE PNW

This was adventure at its finest. We had no schedule, nor did we want one. Activities were planned within hours and if

TRANS ZION TREK // ZION NATIONAL PARK

Way back when, in 2010, two friends and myself embarked on an expected 4 or 5 day (turned out to be 3 because lack of

THREE YEARS OF LOVE // BIG SUR

We all need an escape from our routine schedule every now and then. For the past three years on November 20th, Samantha

A WEEKEND AT THE RANCH

Sometimes spending too much time in Los Angeles gets a bit too overwhelming and you need to just get away somewhere for

A NORTHWEST ADVENTURE

Every now and then, we’re in need of adventure. A journey that uproots you from the comfort of your home, your