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Image of Casey Hatfield-Chiotti water skiing on Lake Pend Oreille in Northern Idaho
Adventure, Food

Sandpoint Idaho Guide

45 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene, this town on Idaho’s largest lake offers equally beautiful scenery and fewer crowds. Each summer, my family spends two weeks in Sandpoint, a town on Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho Panhandle. I’ve done my fair share of traveling and I think this is one […]

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Tulum Top Ten

Blue-green water, open-air restaurants, shipwreck-inspired hotels and a shopping scene that you might expect in Soho make Tulum endlessly enticing. Tulum, a bohemian beach town on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, is popular for a reason. Beautiful blue-green water, excellent open-air restaurants (many owned by American expats), shipwreck-inspired hotels and a shopping scene that […]

Image of a boat in Bahia de Los Angeles in Baja
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An Epic Baja Road Trip

Justin and I went on a Baja road trip with our intrepid friends and their two kids a while back. We swam with whale sharks, cooked clams we found on the beach and drank incredible wine. It was one of our most inexpensive vacations but also one of the most […]

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A Trip Back in Time: Salta Guide

Over the last six years, I believe I’ve spent more time on the road than at home. In Marrakech, I’ve haggled over carpets and sealed the deal over mint tea. I’ve climbed Kilimanjaro with a relentless guide, a marathoner and military officer who scolded me when I stopped for a […]

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Becoming a Better Skier in Jackson Hole

I’m staring down the face of a double back diamond run as my instructor for the day, Jess McMillan, (a Freeskiing World Tour Champion) shouts up encouragement. “You an do it, just stay focused,” say McMillan. The run is so steep, with a sheer rocky section in the middle, I can’t […]