1.You’re going to start saving specifically for travel. 

5 Reasons why you’re traveling in 2017

Whether it’s a savings account or a coffee can buried in your backyard, you should be paying yourself out of every paycheck you receive, $20 or $200 it doesn’t matter. The number one reason people tell me they can’t travel is due to cost, but they haven’t even made a plan yet. This is why here at OWA we

Where Do You Fall In The Spectrum

What are the consequences of my actions? Stay or Go? How much sacrifice is needed for my intended goal? These are cliche questions that need to be explained to those that wish to seek adventure and to truly find what they are made of. Travel can deliver more than one would think

Our Life Of Stress

Most of you reading this likely have a job or education that adds a building amount of stress to your life. Adding the hustle of traffic, spouses, payments, angry co-workers/students, angry society, mass of disheartening news, and so much more can all simply vanish. As many reach for the bottle to simply

Overnighting on the Buffalo National River

My friends and I have been paddling the Buffalo National River for years now. Having completed everything from Boxley Bridge to Buffalo City. That’s roughly 150 miles of pristine river beauty.  I decided to write this to help those that are considering an overnighter on the river.  You can only prepare for so much when it comes to the Buffalo National River but I’ll do my best to equip you with the basics.

The Line In The Dirt

Yes. But hear me out, let’s just ban E-bikes from MTB trails now. I have swayed back and forth on this subject and I truly want to hear more opinions on it. This is my case, and I am open for a friendly debate.

Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130T Tandem Kayak

Wilderness Systems has been making great kayaks such as the Tarpon 100 and 120 for several years and between my friends and I, we have owned several. As the inevitable day came where inclusion of my girlfriend was no longer optional for the sport, I opted for a tandem kayak over a canoe as I also had a secret purpose for this rig later on. As you will read, you will find out that the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130T tandem kayak can transport a week’s worth of food, camping gear and booze, plus a semi-truck inner tube and Power Wheels 4-wheeler, with ease. It however, cannot withstand a 6-foot “white squall” of water coming over the bow.

So you are captivated by wonderlust yet you haven’t left the confines of your borders. Sure you have been reading and maybe posting a bunch of $#!t on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest that are some travel oriented pics and sayings that hope to get you motivated and show your friends what a free spirit you are. Here is the motivation you need, you are going to die and you only have a short time to explore this rock you so happened to be placed on. Don’t wait till you retire and you’re so far out-of-shape that you

Bikepacking for Dumbasses

Posted by Klax Masterson | Learn Stuff

Bikepacking is the backwoods cousin of bike touring. This article is meant to educate those who are interested in the basics of Bikepacking but would like to avoid all of the common mistakes