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Meet the Adventurer: Sarah Villafranco

Each week this month, we’re featuring one extraordinary woman who motivates her community as she lives out her life adventures. We recently caught up with Sarah Villafranco, owner of Osmia Organics, about the dream she’s pursued and the people who’ve encouraged her along the…

July 30, 2016
Terri Schneider - On the Move Back to Bhutan
Adventure Adventure & Travel

On the Move Back to Bhutan

At 4:15 am in Dubai I had been awake for a while when the first call to prayer from the nearby mosque reverberated in my hotel room. Familiar, I recalled this powerful ritual from my travels in Morocco and Egypt, while pondering that the…

July 19, 2013
Jill and Houdini Featured
Adventure Adventure & Travel

Facing Fear

The perspex cylinder cage was suspended above the pool by three thick metal chains. Goggles in hand, I climbed down the shiny silver ladder and planted my feet at the bottom of the cage, where it skimmed the top of the water. Only five…

October 24, 2012
Badass river rafters
Adventure Outdoor Adventure Water Sports

The Power of Girlfriends

Considering my time with ocean-related sports, I’m surprised that I haven’t carried my interest over to rivers. The only time I’ve ever river rafted was the summer before my last year as an undergraduate, with a handful of girlfriends on the American River. There…

October 9, 2012