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Love Found in the Outdoors

[vc_row type=”vc_default” css=”.vc_custom_1547848755309{margin-right: 10% !important;margin-left: 10% !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text] photo: Ali Diaz [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][ultimate_heading main_heading_color=”#5d5d5d” sub_heading_color=”#5d5d5d” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:|font_call:” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:20px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:300″ sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:16px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:26px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:300;” sub_heading_style=”font-weight:300;”] P.S. I Love You. Valentine’s Day stirs often stirs conversation, memories and moments, all for the sake of love. We usually think of this as an expression of affection + romance with another. This…

How Have You Found Self-Love Through Travel and Nature?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] image: Aaron Benson [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”vc_default”][vc_column][vc_column_text] With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the buzz of love is in the air. We usually think of this as an expression of affection + romance with another. This year, we found ourselves wondering, what about “the others.” Love isn’t linear, and for some of us, it expands past…

Silhouettes of two people walking in Death Valley

10 Places We Are Adding To Our 2019 Travel Bucket List (+ Why)

[vc_row type=”vc_default” css=”.vc_custom_1547848755309{margin-right: 10% !important;margin-left: 10% !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space][ultimate_heading main_heading_color=”#5d5d5d” sub_heading_color=”#5d5d5d” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:|font_call:” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:20px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:300″ sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:16px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:26px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:300;” margin_design_tab_text=”” sub_heading_style=”font-weight:300;”] It’s a new year! For some of us, that means taking the time to reflect on what we want to aspire to this year, whether that’s through setting an intention, writing down plans, or being open to…

What’s on your 2019 Bucketlist?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”vc_default”][vc_column][vc_column_text]As we wind down another year and soak in the days of the winter season we’re dedicated to celebrating the holidays, gathering with family + friends and wrapping up the last of our projects. Over here, we’ve also begun to make space for fantasizing about next year and started putting together our own bucket…

24 Hours To: Calistoga, CA

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Our Favorite Beach Escape in Yucatan: Playa 55

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The Mangroves of Dzinitun, True Ecotourism In Celestun

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Adam Vicarel jumping on rock summit

Meet: Adam Vicarel

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Old man putting hooks onto jimba near a boat

“El Pescador” The Fisherman

[vc_row type=”vc_default”][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1542041071937{margin-right: 0px !important;margin-left: 0px !important;}”]I arrived at Isla Arena in hopes of white sand beaches, fresh ceviche, and finding two good palms for my hammock. When the sight of a little boy helping an old man get a boat ready caught my eye. The little boy was carrying a giant jimba (bamboo) pole…

Becky Mendoza next to potted edible plants

DRAFT: Meet: Becky Mendoza

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