INTERVIEW WITH BRIE + REUBEN FROM @VANCITYWILD

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Brie +Reuben are two adventure enthusiasts from Vancouver, BC who love the outdoors. On Instagram they are known as @vancitywild. They love anything outdoors from climbing mountain tops to swimming in glacier lakes and sharing their experiences with other adventure seekers on Instagram. Here is a behind the scenes interview with Brie + Reuben where we discuss social media, photography and … Read More

MY FAVORITE PLACES VISITED IN 2016

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2016 has been pretty insane! From leaving my job in LA to moving to Portland, starting the Fun Life Crisis blog and traveling around, this year has been full of surprises, discoveries, and new experiences. For a girl that has lived in the concrete jungle for the last 15 years, anything different and green seems pretty “out of this world”, … Read More

12 INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU TO TRAVEL MORE

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So often we find ourselves wishing we could travel more, but then all the “butts” and “ifs” get in our way. “I don’t have the time”, “I don’t have the money”, “I have a career and bills to worry about”… If this sounds familiar, here are 12 amazing travelers on Instagram that will help you to get out of your … Read More

BEHIND THE SCENES INTERVIEW WITH HOLLY FROM @MISSHOLLDOLL

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This week we interviewed Holly, a Washington native, outdoors enthusiast, and a lover of the mountains. Better known as @missholldoll on Instagram, Holly inspires over 213K of her followers with beautifully crafted pictures from her hiking, backpacking, and camping adventures in the mountains. Here is a behind the scenes interview with Holly, how she got started with her love for the outdoors, and … Read More

INTERVIEW WITH NICOLE BROWN, CO-FOUNDER OF @WOMENWHOHIKE

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Women Who Hike is a fast growing community on Instagram bringing together outdoorsy women from all over the world. In just a short time, @WomenWhoHike has grown to over 67K members and over 100K uses of the hashtag #WomenWhoHike. The idea behind @WomenWhoHike is to connect, encourage, and empower women all over the world to get outdoors. But what we … Read More

HOW TO TURN DREAMS INTO REALITY

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What are dreams? Dreams, to me, mean our desire to do something, have something or be somewhere we are not right now. Dreams could be anything from dreaming of getting a new job, to traveling the world, starting your own business or maybe getting that perfect summer bikini body. Achieving dreams require a lot of work and that’s why for … Read More

HOW I QUIT MY JOB TO TRAVEL

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THE IDEA My life in LA was going great! My fiancé and I both worked for an amazing company, we had just moved into the cutest loft and we both bought our dream cars. In our free time we traveled around and spent our time hanging out with friends and family. Everything was going amazing…until it wasn’t. Things don’t always … Read More

WANT TO OVERCOME YOUR FEAR OF HEIGHTS? GO JUMP OFF A BRIDGE.

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Fear of heights and public speaking are often rated as top fears in research articles. I am extra lucky because for years I have been dealing with both. If you have experienced a true anxiety attack from a fear (whether its heights, birds, clowns, zombies or the government watching you through your TV screen), you know what I’m talking about. … Read More

THE ULTIMATE BEGINNERS BACKPACKING TRIP

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I had never considered myself to be an outdoorsy person or an adrenaline junkie. Most of my choices revolved around “playing it safe”; I rarely took any risks and everything scared me to death. My fiancé is a Marine Corps veteran. On top of that he is a born adrenaline junkie. When he asked me to go on a backpacking … Read More