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Explore the Faroe Islands

I’M READY to bet that you’ve only heard of one thing about the Faroe Islands: the Grindadrap. It’s too bad that this place and its inhabitants are reduced to this one event — however…

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Surfing in Namibia

The term “we scored waves” in the surfing world gets thrown around quite a bit. Judging from this content of Koa and Alex Smith, Koa Rothman, Benji Brand and Anthony Walsh, they can say…

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Explore Hawaii now

HAWAII is the place where I’d like to be right this minute. I am currently in Western Canada and rain is falling heavily, taking all the snow away and making everything muddy and wet.…

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How to road trip Puerto Rico

Photo: Amos Bar-Zeev It may be relatively small in size, but Puerto Rico has more than its fair share of attractions — beaches, rainforests, caves, bioluminescent lagoons, ancient towns, and its own stellar music…

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9 adventures in SLO, California

THOSE CLASSIC SHOTS you’ve seen of the California coast? We’re willing to bet they were taken right here. Rugged shorelines, rolling vineyards, a legitimate castle, trails, trails, and more trails — it’s practically bragging…

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Why to visit the Philippines

Photo: Scott Sporleder With 7,107 islands, endless sunshine, perfect waters, and countless days of exploring to do, it begs the question: Why aren’t we all in the Philippines right now? Editor’s note: These spots…

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Coolest swimming spots

Photo by Donny Varnec on travelstoke If you’re like me, those YMCA swim lessons made you crazy about the water from a young age. Because hopping into el agua can be a great way…