Searching for the Copper Salmon of O’Brian Creek

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An Alaskan side road takes Dan Szczesny to a local, and secret, fishing hotspot where the fish swim right into nets.

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Searching for a Good, Stiff Breeze in Denali National Park

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Deep inside the glorious Denali National Park, Dan Szczesny and his wife have to run from predators—but probably not the sort they expected.

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Circumnavigating the UK on a Mini-Yacht, Port by Port

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“An evening stroll along the middle lane of the New Jersey Turnpike is probably a little more suicidal than sailing in UK waters without keeping a lookout, but not much.” — Jonathan Footerman, on circumnavigating the UK in a mini-yacht.

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We Climb, It’s What We Do

Dan and Janelle celebrate atop North Baldface Mountain.

An Excerpt from The Adventures of Buffalo and Tough Cookie: A Hiking Journey through New Hampshire’s 52 With a View Mountain List

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First Fog, then Gale Force Winds, and Mud. And There Is No Plan B.

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Jonathan Footerman is sailing a mini-yacht solo around the UK. It’s him against the elements. Along with the occasional stuck anchor. 

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The Sea Is So Great, And My Boat Is So Small

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Jonathan Footerman is skippering a 21-foot mini-yacht solo around the UK. And it’s the most dangerous, exhausting and near-disastrous thing he has ever done.

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Travels with Harry: The Dipsea Trail

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While out exploring with my son, we came across a pleasant surprise.

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Unexpected Love from Istanbul

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Events happening on the other side of the world are much more personal when the protesters you see on T.V. are your close friends.

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Business Travel with Dad

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Chuck Ross relates a father and son bonding experience at the U.S./Mexico border.

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Is American Hyphenated?

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An Aussie soldier challenges his Yank counterpart to drop the hyphen from his American identity.

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The Hanoi Hush: Walking Vietnam`s French Quarter [Photos]

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Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi is awash with sights and sounds to fill the senses. There are times when it’s nice to do without the latter of the two.

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The Invisible World of Rural Black America: Part 2

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Join Lola Rainey on a guided tour through American history with her father and uncle, sons of a Texas sharecropper.

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Gay Israeli Culture from an Israeli’s Perspective

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American travel writer Sophie Needelman meets an Israeli soldier who shows her the gay State of Israel.

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Israel from an American Lesbian Perspective

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The first in a two-part series, in which travel writer Sophie Needelman brings her identities as a West Coast American college student to the State of Israel, and begins to unpack.

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The River of Life

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Why does it always feel like jumping off a cliff, every time I step back into the current of my life?

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The Grace Hotel

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A former wedding planner observes the sex trade in Bangkok, as well as efforts to free women and children from prostitution.

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