5 Austin Hiking Trails to Try This Fall

Fall has officially arrived in Austin, and with it the weather has cooled down, making it the perfect temperature for some of Austin’s best nature trails. Whether you’re looking for a short walk with a good view or a more challenging hike, Austin has lots of great options for being outdoors. I’ve partnered with HI-TEC to show you some of my favorite spots for hiking around Austin, taking my HI-TEC V-Lite WildFire Low hiking boots and their new outdoor crossover apparel out with me. Here are five of my favorite trails in the Austin area.

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The Adventure Guide to Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic

Jarabacoa is a region that sits right in middle of the Dominican Republic. With its tropical climate and high elevation thanks to the Central Mountain Range, it has some of the most mild temperatures in the country, causing it to be dubbed The City of Everlasting Spring. Here, you’ll find rivers, mountains, and jungle, making it a perfect spot for an adventure vacation. From paragliding to rafting and more, here are just a few thrilling activities you can find in Jarabacoa to get your heart pumping.

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5 Reasons Every Woman Should Get Certified to Scuba Dive

In celebration of the fourth-annual Women’s Dive Day on July 21, I’ve partnered with PADI (The Professional Association of Diving Instructors) to inspire you all – men and women – to give scuba diving a try! PADI is aiming to decrease the gender gap in the historically a male-driven sport by encouraging more women around the world to become divers and get certified. Did you know women only make up about 35% of scuba certifications per year? Let’s change the status quo!

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A Quick Guide to North Lake Tahoe & Reno in the Spring

I recently had the opportunity to take Frontier Airline's new non-stop service from Austin to Reno for a quick getaway trip to North Lake Tahoe and Reno. If you're based in Austin, the new flight runs a few times a week, and is a fantastic cheap way to hop directly over to Reno. From Reno, it's an easy hour drive to Lake Tahoe, or you can stay and check out all that Reno has to offer. It's not difficult to do both locations in one quick trip.

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