What it was like to be on Polish TV – Part 1
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During my last visit to Warsaw, I was unexpectedly invited to appear as a guest on the Polish TV show “Pytanie na Śniadanie,” or Question for Breakfast, on the channel TVP2. For anyone outside of Poland, this is basically the … Read More

My Daily Motivation Ritual
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This is a piece of my life I feel comfortable sharing now, because it’s gotten me through challenges that I felt were breaking me. But I look back and celebrate those times because I see them now as opportunities that … Read More

Trekking to Everest Base Camp with a Legend
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This journal is from my Everest Base Camp trek with The Himalayan Stove Project, learn more and donate to help with our 5th container! I arrived at Lukla airport one day late. As I would come to learn, unpredictable flight … Read More

Camping in the Polish Mountains
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I found myself sitting in a room with balcony overlooking the only street in my ancestral village. It had been a couple weeks since I returned from Nepal where I trekked through the tallest mountain range in the world. Outside … Read More

The Guilt of Productivity
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Exactly four years ago today I quit my job as an attorney. Four years… I almost made it four years. Just this past week I found myself at a dead end, thinking it was all over. The feeling came over … Read More

Clothing Arts Explorer
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I have been a professional gear tester since 2013, writing for such websites as Gear Institute and Trek Tech. Over the years, I earned a reputation for putting gear to the ultimate test by bringing it into expedition conditions and … Read More

Hilleberg Athlete
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I have been a professional gear tester since 2013, writing for such websites as Gear Institute and Trek Tech. Over the years, I earned a reputation for putting gear to the ultimate test by bringing it into expedition conditions and … Read More

Photography
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My first camera was a Minolta point-and-shoot that I received as a gift for a study-abroad trip to Australia in 2004. I was instantly fascinated with taking photos and became a nuisance to friends for taking too many, replacing many … Read More

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