May 20, 2012

Living and Climbing in Tafraout…Morocco

Rock climbing is spread out in the Anti-Atlas mountains and it’s best to have a vehicle to get to your pursuits. The rock is a granite […]
March 15, 2012

Carolina’s Photo Shoot…

I got to shoot an amazing climber a couple weekends ago.  I haven’t spent much time with her; she is a friend of a friend but […]
July 29, 2011

Ofelia’s Hamlet of Rock. In Taiwan.

  To climb or not to climb……is that really a question? It was on a heated, humid day in an area quite appropriate to be labeled […]
April 16, 2011

Laguna Lejia and other North Chilean Mountain Adventures…

Bit after bit, it increased. Failed to cease. I felt like if I did this drive daily, I could be the winner at a bucking bronco […]
April 4, 2011

Remembering Bev Johnson – One of America’s Greatest Climbers/Adventurers

Let us not forget ‘her’story… Before state-of-the-art camming devices, comfy climbing shoes and harnesses, ergonomic packs, these women paved the road for us the hard way […]
March 21, 2011

Christine Balaz Reveals her Revels on Rock.

It was in Turkey that I first met Christine Balaz. It’s always in the most exotic, far away lands that I seem to meet the most […]
December 9, 2010

Szu-Ting Yi aka Little Po: Interview of Adventure

As the rambunctious “Year of the Tiger” leaves for its silent exit, 2011 welcomes the “Year of the Rabbit”, which happens to be Szu-Ting Yi’s animal […]
November 27, 2010

“As It Happens”; Stunning Video on Nepal Expedition

The Camp4 Collective collaborates inspiring experiences recorded by Renan Ozturk and Corey Richards while they established a technical alpine route in Nepal. These videos were actually […]
October 7, 2010

Lynn Hill: Climbs. Rocks. Speaks.

She’s the type of person that you can invite to your family gathering, cheese platters and all, even if you’ve never met her in your life. […]
September 5, 2010

Scaling Yunnan

The ride was immaculate…as muddy as it was. The energy, the views, the “being in a different country and different frame of mind” all sort of […]
January 3, 2015

Arabic Salad: A Simple 5 Ingredient Recipe with Tang

As simple as it gets. This recipe has four ingredients (well, five, counting the salt)….yet for so few things needed to create a colorful salad, it’s […]
August 30, 2012

For the Slow Cooker: A Tasty Tajine

Okay, so finally, I am posting a recipe that is NOT a quick one.  It’s definitely not difficult and the end taste and nutrition it brings […]
December 3, 2011

A New Life: Kale Fruit Juice/Smoothie

I’ve been a victim of juicing. It’s all I want to consume these days. There is an indefinable feeling of freshness and re-energization that comes about […]
December 3, 2011

A Yunnan Recipe with Flower Power….to Omelets

When we think of a garden omelet, we think of tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms gracing the confines of a fluffy egg. However, open your mind to this […]
July 11, 2011

8 Treasures of Health. “Ba Bao Zhou” – Grain Porridge

(Note: great for vegans and those that have wheat-intolerance but it may contain peanuts – you can make without) Whenever I was sick as a young […]
April 16, 2011

Malian Peanut Butter Chicken Stew – a part of West Africa and one of my favorites.

I know you may think it seems funny sounding to have peanut butter in a stew but if you keep an open-mind, you really won’t believe […]
March 22, 2011

Yummy South Asian Coconut/Bean Dessert

Upon just coming back to the US from Asia, I felt inspired to post this. Typically, “beans” don’t sound like a great dessert. But in Asia, […]
January 22, 2011

My Mama’s ‘mazing brown rice/pesto thing-a-ma-jig recipe

Want something with little prep time but very fulfilling to hunger? Super high on the YUM meter and healthy? This was inspired by my mama, Mei-Lien. […]
December 10, 2010

Secret weapon against hunger; best, quick snack ever!

I got this from my mother (thanks Ma!) and it’s not only an incredibly tasty snack, but it’s packed with protein and good for the body […]
November 25, 2010

Jamie Oliver Explains How Chicken Nuggets Are Made…(yuck).

This was a great video for all you McDonald’s and Burger King lovers. The only thing is, McDonald’s has now changed their chicken nugget recipe (they […]