As someone who has lived on the island of Oahu their whole life, the struggle to find cheap flights, plan trips, and maximize vacation time off work is real.
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.
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.
It’s disappointing watching your trip plans seemingly fall apart. Months earlier, I’d planned a backpacking trip in Taiwan with my wife.
Oregon’s most remote areas are in its southeastern corner. Here, deep in the rainshadow of the Cascades, the dry lands are folded and faulted in tilting mountains and vast expanses of sagebrush.
I have to say Oregon is one of my favorite states. There are so many amazing places and I just never got enough time to go there.
Enjoy this spectacular adventure by camping in National Parks, finding secret lookouts, surfing beautiful waves and knowing the koala hotspots. This is our Great Ocean Road itinerary and highlights..
Going exploring on your own in a foreign land is by far one of the most rewarding experiences you can do as a traveller.
Growing up with my mother in Portland, Oregon and my father working in Long Beach, California I had driven up and down the I-5 many times. I never really stopped to see things in between until now.
With endless trails, lakes, and gorgeous scenic vistas, Stanley is your quintessential mountain town destination.
Hatcher Pass is a great recreational spot in the Talkeetna Mountains of Alaska. The area is filled with miles of hiking and biking trails in the summer, and cross-country skiing trails in the winter.
I will bluntly admit that I am among the group of Instagrammers who post only the most alluring parts of my dirtbag travels.
In October of 2016, two great friends and I got to head west (all of us being from the east coast) to Springdale, Utah and spend a week enjoying as much of the beauty and wonder of Zion as we could.
They say once you visit the Carolinas, you never leave. After living here for 8 months, I now have full understanding how a saying like that became so popular in the states.
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.
The weekend is here and I can't just sit at home and watch TV or play on the computer or go out and party, that's not my lifestyle.
Spring is finally making an appearance in Shenandoah National Park with bright, neon green leaves of spring beginning to make their way up the mountainsides.
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.
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.
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.
SUMMER LAKE HOT SPRINGS Summer Lake hot springs: The springs are located in the "Oregon Outback" on a remote plot of land near Summer Lake.
Protection Is Key My advice is pretty simple, get a hardshell. Whether that’s a backpack or a case, you want a hard plastic cocoon protecting your expensive equipment.
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.
Canada has been on my list of places to see for quite some time, so a friend and I packed up our car and headed north for what ended up being a 2,800 mile round trip.