Camping in the Polish Mountains

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

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

Devil’s Path, New York

The Devil’s Path in the Catskills of New York is notorious for being difficult, so much so that Backpacker Magazine named it the “hardest day hike in the United States.” There are several reasons why it got this reputation, the … Read More

Kathleen River

Nestled under the jagged black peaks of Kluane National Park flows the wild Kathleen River. Its glowing turquoise waters pour out of a trap door hidden in a corner of Rainbow Lake, and it tumbles through with spectacular views that … Read More