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Scuba diving in Fiji and then some

What is the biggest mistake you can make on a trip to Fiji? Not going scuba diving! The chain of over 300 islands in the South Pacific is more than just beautiful beaches and huts over pristine waters. Fiji has … Read more

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9 Things I Learned on a 5 Month Road Trip

The Great American Road Trip! There is nothing quite like hitting the open road and exploring all our great country has to offer. However, driving hundreds, maybe thousands of miles isn’t exactly easy. When my husband and I decided to … Read more

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7 Tips For the Beginner Hiker

The Appalachian Trail is almost 2, 190 miles long, passes through 14 states, eight different national forests, six national park units and numerous state parks, forests, and game lands. This summer a few different people I know happened to be … Read more

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7 Bizarre bikes you can rent…and attempt to ride

Trade in that boring old two-wheeler for something more exciting. All over the country, cities are stepping up their bike rental game and introducing some of the craziest bikes you never knew existed. Here are 7 bizarre bikes you can … Read more

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9 of the most beautiful places to go white water rafting

White water rafting is an exhilarating adventure whether you are experienced or not. All over the world you can take rafting trips from beginner level to expert, and each trip allows you to experience your destination through active participation with the environment. … Read more

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Are You Tough Enough to be a Canyon Cowboy?

The massive Unaweep Canyon in Gateway, Colorado has formations estimated to be over a billion years old, and their unique shapes are thought to be molded by the flowing waters of the Colorado and Gunnison rivers. These vibrant red rocks … Read more

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6 Hot Rock Concerts Around the World

What is it about music that moves your soul? Why does it get in our heads and run through our bodies like electricity? It alters our moods, it inspires us, it returns memories and becomes the soundtrack to new ones. Music has … Read more

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14 Ways to Get Dirty in Gateway Colorado

Are you looking for an escape from the mundane? A place to test your limits and push yourself harder than you ever thought possible? Nestled within the sweeping expanse of red rock buttes at the convergence of five western Colorado … Read more


The Fearless Woman Behind Chicabrava

Is there a dream in your life that has faded away with time? What was it that held you back from achieving it? Was it lack of funding, self-doubt or maybe just the realities of juggling everyday life? As the … Read more

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Best kept secret beach destinations

With over 220,000 miles of coastline in the world, there are thousands of beaches to choose from to get your fill of surf and sunshine (eh, see what I did there?). Everyone knows the ones that make every top 10 list … Read more


Chicabrava Surf Camp, Nicaragua

Do you ever have those moments when you don’t recognize your life? When you can’t help but wonder how the events of your world have led up to the unfamiliar second in time you suddenly find yourself experiencing? That was … Read more

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Take trips that give back

Traveling to new places is nothing short of amazing. The sights, the cultures, the new foods, all of it introduces not only to new parts of the world, but to new parts of ourselves. Each time we travel we discover … Read more