Emily Hlaváč GreenStoryteller

A kiwi photographer building stories around food, lifestyle and travel, currently living in New York City. Always dreaming of the next mountain to climb, making a campfire a kitchen or adventure into the unknown. Adventures at portsofgold.com

Camp on Giant Ledge

Big Indian, New York

Giant Ledge is a great hike in the Catskills if you are looking for something short, with incredible views, and camping options.

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How One Lobster Pot Maker in the UK is Keeping Old Traditions Alive

Going exploring on your own in a foreign land is by far one of the most rewarding experiences you can do as a traveller.

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Five Bridges Run

New York, New York

This long distance run starts out on the Hudson River Trail in Tribeca and ends at Central Park, where you can cool down afterwards.

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Run the Shore Parkway Greenway Trail

Brooklyn, New York

The Shore Parkway Greenway Trail is comprised of two disconnected segments along the New York Harbor that offer more than 12 miles of paved pathway on Brooklyn's southern border.

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Miles Away from Anywhere, the Lost Coast Feels Like Home

We left freeways and long drives behind for rough roads and wet skies. After 10 hours of driving we pull onto Chemise Mountain road.

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I Accidentally Explored a Radioactive Island in The San Francisco Bay

San Francisco, California

This story begins like most adventures I go on—with the Google search “creepy abandoned places in San Francisco”.

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Autumn Leaf Peeping below the Maroon Bells

Ah, the Maroon Bells. One of the iconic landscapes of the region.

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Hike to Huyler's Landing/ Closter Dock Loop

Closter, New Jersey

The easiest way to access this loop hike is by parking at the Palisades State Park Headquarters.  This is just off exit 2 from the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

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Hike to Hidden Lake Lookout

Skagit County, Washington

Be careful when heading up this 4.5 mile trail since there can be snow coverage into the summer. When you start the trail, you'll get a little tree coverage as you start climbing up.

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Camp at Woodland Valley

Phoenicia, New York

If you are looking for a great campground up in the Catskill Mountains of New York then you definitely have to check out Woodland Valley Campgrounds.

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Run Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

Yonkers, New York

This trail traces the route of the Old Croton Aqueduct, which carried water to New York City between 1842 and 1955.

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