Reforestation and Waterfall Hike

Reforestation and Waterfall Hike

November 28, 2017

“Combine the adventure of travel with the compassion of volunteer work” - Las Olas Travel

I’ve always had a passion for traveling, but even more so traveling with meaning. How do we make an adventure meaningful to not just ourselves but the people around us?

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A Rejection of Time

A Rejection of Time

November 08, 2017

Lately, I’ve begun to think outside of time, outside of days. After all, time is a man-made notion. 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week, 52 weeks in a year (save those nasty leap years), an uncertain amount of years in a life. The hard beginnings and hard endings of days and years are the catalysts of unhappiness.

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Q & A with Jeremiah Felsen

Q & A with Jeremiah Felsen

September 13, 2017

If you go to Kauai and just sit on the beach with your fruity cocktail, then you didn’t see what the island really has to offer. If you are seeking adventure and exploration, then we highly recommend going on a hiking tour with Kauai Hiking Tours. Founder and guide, Jeremiah Felsen, has a wealth of knowledge of not only the island but primitive backcountry skills.

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Second Impression

Second Impression

June 13, 2017

I have always wanted my own IMDb entry.
So when one of my grad school buddies told me he was making a feature length movie in Austin, I raised my hand to volunteer. Since I can’t act, I was thrilled when he offered me the position of executive producer. That sounded like an impressive title, but I soon came to learn that the role consisted of only one real responsibility – writing a check. 

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Feeling Humble Up High

Feeling Humble Up High

May 08, 2017

Climbing a mountain is exhilarating, challenging, and rewarding. No matter how high it is, every ascent has some things in common. The anticipation grows as I climb higher, I become short of breath, and keep asking myself, “Why am I doing this again?” But then I reach the top. I am immediately reminded of why I love these exhausting (yet rewarding) experiences.

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