NEW ZEALAND WITCHCRAFT

Austin Charvet ABROAD Leave a Comment

There’s some sort of mysticism hidden in this place, a tropical exoticism mixed with a powerful Pacific Northwest vibe. The scenery will swallow you in a childhood fantasy wonderland, the kind where you’re frolicking with forest nymphs and hiding from giants. Eventually you’ll explore the wild bush to its end. At either end you will find two separate, spell-bounding powers. …

THE DREAM ISLE – AN OJZ ORIGINAL SHORT

DrewFarwell HAWAII, WATCH Leave a Comment

The Saksas had to unfortunately jump ship early from their Hanalei holiday. That’s when Erik gave me the call and said they had a little bungalow just off of Pine Trees that was going to be empty for a few days…just sitting there. So without having to think much about it, Jane and I jumped on an obnoxiously expensive, short, …

WHY I GIVE OUTDOOR TRAVEL TIPS: A NOLS STORY

DrewFarwell ABROAD 3 Comments

NOLS, for those not familiar, is one of the most professional: outdoor training, wilderness first aid and leadership schools in the world. It is also a serious gear playground and testing operation. Not officially of course but unofficially, I had valid excuse to stock up on fresh gear with the intention of beating the sh*t out of it for 3 …