4 Books Every Hiker Should Read

4 Books Every Hiker Should Read

*this post may include affiliate links I love reading, especially on those inbetween days when I don’t have a lot of money to go out or the weather is really bad. These are just a few of the books that I have read recently that I believe every hiker should give a chance before their next adventure.  Into The Wild “Our joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to…

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How ’bout North Shore?

How ’bout North Shore?

One of my favorite places on Earth is the North Shore of O’ahu. Yes for the cliche surf scene and nonchalant way of life on that side, but also for the natural beauty of the land. A common question Matt and I will ask each other is “what do you want to do today?”. Okay yes out here there’s a million and two things to do, but with out fail, one of us will say how ’bout North Shore? It’s…

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Idyllwild, Ca.

Idyllwild, Ca.

What I have to say about the gem hidden away in the Southern California mountains.  A little over an hour detour from the 15 south towards San Diego you find yourself no longer driving on rounds lined with palm tress, but fir and rising pines. For those living in the most southern region of California this micro road trip is the closest and fastest  to a mountain escape. Idyllwild, Ca. A gem found in the San Jacinto Mountains. On a trip…

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17 BADASS WOMEN TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM

17 BADASS WOMEN TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM

If you love adventure and baddassery  We all spend a little too much time than we should mindlessly scrolling through Instagram, so why not add a few accounts to your feed to give you little kick of inspiration to do something bad ass? These 17 accounts are all hand picked from my personal Instagram following, and they all belong to some pretty amazing women. Check out the list below for some of the most bad ass women I have found…

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Laters 2016

Laters 2016

A Review Of 2016  Every time I ring in a new year I always tend to get too excited about the new plans I have for myself and forget all that I had just went through the past 12 months. So this post is an ode to 2016, the good, the bad, and everything in between. ____________________________________________________________________________ Out of the entire year I will say that April was by far the most unpredictable month. Four major things happened in those…

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Four Places I Go For Inspiration

Four Places I Go For Inspiration

Places I Go to for a little inspo kick start We all have a few places that we can runaway to when we need a breather, or to regain a little creativity.   Break Down Beach (North Shore) With the heavy tourist concentration on o’ahu it can be a little hard finding somewhere to freshen up the’ol brain cells that’s not heavily saturated in fake plants and hibiscus patterend designs. One day on a quest to out run the tourists…

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How To Write A Bucket list

How To Write A Bucket list

    Bucket lists. A list of goals or aspirations someone wishes to complete before they kick the bucket. Usually you’ll hear someone say that doing something extremely challenging or adrenaline rushing is bulleted on their list, but how does someone create a list that they can actually fulfill? That’s where I come in to help. Here’s a guide on how to write a bucket list that suites your life no matter who you are!     Write it down…

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5 Things No One Told You About Living In Hawai’i

5 Things No One Told You About Living In Hawai’i

I moved to Hawai’i for the first time in back in 2013. Out here there’s the endless smell of coconut lotion, sunny days in Waikiki, and the echo of “alohhhaaaa” running through the air within 10 ft of any tourist trap. O’ahu is my home now, however there are a few things I wish I would have known about living in the islands before arriving with all my belongings to the airport.   1. Bugs When I say bugs I…

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