How to Leave Your Mark on the National Parks

By Katie Johnson / Destinations and lifestyle

If you clicked on this honestly thinking you'd be told how to leave a mark when you visit these beautiful places, you're exactly who needs to be reading this.

I Want to Use My Camera as an Instrument for Change: Here's How You Can Be a Part of It

By Emily Hlaváč Green / Lifestyle and travel

It was not more than four months ago that I applied with Photographers Without Borders, an NGO set up to support grassroots initiatives by linking them with photographers for assignments in remote lo.

Life at Potrero Chico, Mexico's Awe-Inspiring Rock Climbing Destination

By Carter Clark / Destinations, lifestyle, activities, and travel

Our escapade to far off lands started like so many do: in a foreign customs office being told that we needed to exit the country immediately.

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

By Gabriel Nivera / Lifestyle and travel

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

AmeriCorps Service Programs Are Being Threatened Like Never Before. Here's Why We Should Care.

By Brian Pinkard / Lifestyle

In 2015 I graduated from college with a fancy engineering degree, promptly said “to hell with it” and joined AmeriCorps.

How My Home Became a Wasteland

By Jonathon Reed / Lifestyle

I grew up on an isolated property north of County Road 45, which was Digby Township in my young life and has now amalgamated into the City of Kawartha Lakes.

High Strung: Why You Need a Hammock in Your Life

By Brian Balik / Lifestyle

For years, I've been hiking in and around the Mid-Atlantic, mixed with multiple adventures to the American West, New England's beautiful states, the humid South, and everywhere in between.

5 Tips for Making the Most of the Outdoors Right Around You

By Andrew Todd / Lifestyle

There are many things I enjoy when it comes to living in the city, but sometimes it can feel impossible to get away from all the hustle and bustle, or to make any time for enjoying the outdoors.

Unfortunate Truths of Being a "Dirtbag" on the Road

By Karissa Frye / Lifestyle and travel

I will bluntly admit that I am among the group of Instagrammers who post only the most alluring parts of my dirtbag travels.

How 5 Days in the Grand Canyon Helped Me Process Grief

By Chloe Donlan / Health and lifestyle

Ever since losing my friend, I have been struggling to understand my grief.

How Technology Pushed Me Outside

By Merritt McKinney / Lifestyle

I get asked “Would you even go outside if you didn’t have your camera?” by most people who know me well or follow my adventures.

I Spoke Out Against Litter and Vandalism in My City's Parks and Got HAMMERED

By Matt Van Swol / Lifestyle

This is not the article I thought I would be writing today.

The Best Way to Prepare for Your Next Adventure

By James Sisti / How-to and lifestyle

Many eager ears harken to the call of the great outdoors, compelling nature-lovers and thrill-seekers alike to bask in nature’s abundant beauty while taking on a few exciting challenges.

A Journey to the Crystal Clear Waters of Panama's Red Frog Beach

By AG Shotz / Destinations, lifestyle, activities, and travel

As our trip through Central America had been up and running for quite a few days now, we decided to depart Jacó, Costa Rica and head for Panama.

8 Things We Love about Exploring South Australia

By Alyssa + Hannah ODYSEA / Destinations, lifestyle, and travel

Beginning from our hometown Warrnambool, we ventured up the coast along the Flerieu Peninsula to Adelaide with the dog, the boyfriend, the surfboards on the roof and the old wagon for camping out in.

Why I Keep a Travel Journal and You Should Too

By Jonathon Reed / How-to, lifestyle, and travel

I’ve never really been a journaling kind of guy. I usually prefer my laptop keyboard to a pen and paper, pretty much wherever I am—with one exception. When I’m on the road, I’m analogue all the way.

Pledge to Protect our National Parks

By Brynn Schmidt / Lifestyle and travel

My favorite places to spend time are in our national parks. I grew up going to them each summer with my family and winters were spent in Yosemite, learning to ski at Badger Pass when I was young.

Rising Popularity of National Parks: Helpful or Harmful?

By Emily White / Destinations and lifestyle

Our national parks have been hailed "America's Best Idea" and for good reason.

5 Books to Read in the Wild

By Eric Bennett / Lifestyle and travel

A lot of my time spent in the wilderness is idle, waiting in a location for several days until the right light happens so I can take a photo.

Explorer Spotlight: Erik Holmes

By The Outbound Collective / Lifestyle

Name: Erik Holmes | Age: 25 | Location: Honolulu, HI. What’s your day job?  I'm working on my PhD in mathematics...

Adventure Can Be Scary, and That's a Good Thing

By Emily White / Lifestyle

I’ve continuously struggled with anxiety and the relentless pressure to please everyone all the time.

Why I'm Hiking the Colorado Trail

By Jason Hatfield / Lifestyle, travel, and activities

This isn't a story to convince you to quit your job and spend all your days on the trail. Backpacking isn't for everyone, let alone spending weeks on the trail.

An Easy Camping Recipe for Apple Oatmeal Cones

By Adam Kingman / How-to, health, lifestyle, and travel

Apple Oatmeal Cones I haven't had much luck packing in snow cones during the summer months, so here's a killer alternative for all you camp hack lovers out there.

4 Tips for Hiking with Your Small Dog

By Ashley Lake / How-to, lifestyle, and activities

One of the biggest misconceptions is that small dogs are for laps and bigger dogs are for everything else. Well I'm here to tell you that's just not true.