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Wild Camping 101

Wild Camping 101

Learn everything you need to know about wild camping so you can safely and legally avoid crowds and enjoy nature in solitude.

The Best Places to Visit This Winter

The Best Places to Visit This Winter

When the winter season hits, some people dream of fresh powder and cozy fireside evenings. Others want to forget the cold and escape to warmer places. Whichever you prefer, we’ve got the perfect list of places to visit this winter.

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula: Beyond Cancun & Tulum

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula: Beyond Cancun & Tulum

The famous and picturesque Yucatán Peninsula stretches into the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea whilst being occupied by the three Mexican states of Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo. This area of Mexico has some of the best history, culture and scenery across the entire country, however most travelers only visit the “tourist hotspots”. Cancun, Tulum and Playa del Carmen are not just three of the most visited places in Mexico, but the world. Yes, these resort towns are appealing and have some of the most gorgeous beaches around, but are they the best places to visit? If you’re searching for authentic Mexico, the simple answer is no. The best way to enjoy this stunning peninsula and be immersed in Mexico’s rich culture is by taking the road less traveled to these six destinations.

Flagstaff, a City of Wonder – and More

Flagstaff, a City of Wonder – and More

To my south, red rocks flash in the sun, engulfed by endless ponderosa pine. Coconino National Forest stretches nearly two million acres, soaring as high as the San Francisco Peaks. Recreation seemingly has no end here.

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: Heart of Culture

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: Heart of Culture

“Sunrise. The best time of day. Beautiful natural light peeking over the ocean’s unobstructed horizon, at first casting silhouettes of everything in its path before revealing the true beauty of the landscape we venture to. This time it’s a cultural gold mine: St. Croix, an island ripe with culture and ready for exploration.”

Yelapa, Mexico: The Last Secluded Beach

Yelapa, Mexico: The Last Secluded Beach

While Mexico is considered the go to place for warm, beach vacations, many of these alluring spots are heavily populated by tourists. People just like you, looking for the exact same experience in the exact same place. Just like that, those once pristine beaches are over-populated and lacking the relaxing getaway you were daydreaming about.