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Love Letters from Bali

August 29, 2017 0 comments

Below, you’ll find a frenzied love letter. One penned in Bali, Indonesia. How cliché–the traveler falls in love. But as with most tired tropes, this cliché is built from truth. Riding the waves…

Surviving a 10-Hour Layover in JFK

December 13, 2016 0 comments

Surviving a Long Layover If you’ve ever had a really, really, really long layover waiting for a connecting flight, chances are you’ll connect with this bizarre tale of woe. On my…

Music to Travel To

November 22, 2016 0 comments

I’m addicted to music. Spotify is my most used app, my auxiliary cords look as though they’ve been used as floss by a giant with gingivitis, and my ear drums…

Goodbye, Pacific Northwest

October 5, 2016 0 comments

Goodbye, Pacific Northwest This is a week of goodbyes. I’m saying goodbye to the ocean, goodbye to summer, goodbye to the Pacific Northwest, not to mention goodbye to my girlfriend. And…

Postcard from Peniche: Surfing in Portugal

July 17, 2016 0 comments

Peniche, Portugal: Surf Town Supreme I’m sprawled on the Peniche Surf Lodge sofa. Headphones thumping Outkast’s ATLiens.* Sunburnt and sore. Muscles heavy, but soul as light as ocean spray. Savoring…

The World’s Worst Hammam

June 30, 2016 0 comments

Disclaimer: The title the world’s worst hammam is admittedly hyperbolic, as there are surely worse hammams. To the author, however, this is the world’s worst hammam, as it is also his first hammam. In…

Soccer: The Universal Language

June 20, 2016 0 comments

As far as I know, there’s only one universal language. It’s spoken in the world’s biggest cities and its smallest towns. It can be a child’s first language, an old…

Siestas & Duathlons

June 11, 2016 0 comments

The 2016 Duathlon World Championships in Aviles, Spain June 5th, 2016: Pre-race electricity and adrenaline. Lithe endurance athletes mill about, doing whatever it is that lithe endurance athletes do. They…

Welcome to More Nights Outside

May 29, 2016 0 comments

Friends and family, adventure buddies and social media strangers — wipe your feet on the welcome mat and come on in. Welcome to More Nights Outside.  If you’re reading this, chances…