Hello PyeongChang!

Fifteen-year-old Ellis Sass travels outside the U.S. for the first time to volunteer at the Audi FIS World Cup in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Capturing Australia

Matt Hardy, a Tahoe native, travels seven months of the year filming and photographing for actions sports, outdoor, and travel clients — read about his recent trip to Australia.

Promoting Justice 6,351 Miles from Home

Truckee attorney Mark Lasser helps to improve the rule of law in Macedonia.

Welcome Back to Cuba!

A culture rich in tradition and an environment unmarked by big-box stores and fast food franchises, Cuba is a unique gem in our world of capitalism and consumerism. If you have an opportunity to visit, do not hesitate, GO!

Silent Friday

A first hand musing on the Paris terrorist attacks.

Returning to Alaska

The search for permanent protection in the Arctic.

Sailing for Sustainability

Lucy Marcus writes about her sailing trip to the Solomon Islands to teach marine conservation and economic self-sufficiency, and in the process learns some important life lessons.

Riding in the Footsteps of History: the Pony Express Trail

Petra Keller, a lifelong horse lover, recounts tales of riding the historic Pony Express Trail in Nevada.

Learning to Let It Go on the John Muir Trail

Spencer Headley hikes the John Muir Trail and learns about more than packing enough to eat and pitching tents.

Surf and Design in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Rascha Jelks travels to Zihuatanejo, Mexico to work on her surfing and kickstart her urban design career, and make a major life decision.