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By Matthew Karsten Date: 27 October 2017 Location: Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Planning to visit Mexico soon? These are my favorite things to do in Playa del Carmen after living here for over a year. Beaches, cenotes, Mayan ruins and more.
Playa Del Carmen
By Matthew Karsten Date: 21 January 2017 Location: Reunion Island, France Steep green cliffs rose high on both sides of the trail. Thick white clouds moved in as we trudged into the wilderness of Reunion Island.
Reunion Island, France
By Matthew Karsten Date: 18 November 2017 Location: Asheville, North Carolina Asheville has to be one of the coolest small cities on the East Coast, with a relaxed bohemian vibe and adventurous spirit. Here are some fun things to do there!
Asheville, North Carolina
By Matthew Karsten Date: July, 2014 El Chorro, Spain Balancing precariously on a rusty steel beam, I slowly hike across the Caminito del Rey trying not to glance down at the treacherous river hundreds of feet below me.
El Chorro, Spain
Just when we’re about to give up searching, a group of humpback whales pop their heads above the water, feeding on a school of fish swimming in the turbulent coastal currents. Then they dive below, flashing us glimpses of massive tails.
Vancouver Island, Canada
By Matthew Karsten Kangerlussuaq, Greenland Date : January 27, 2017 Standing alone on Greenland’s barren ice cap in complete silence, you’re hit with the reality of how remote this place is. Smiling, I hike West as snow begins to fall.
By Matthew Karsten Date: 23 April 2018 I’ve wanted to visit the Big Island of Hawaii for years, mainly because of the Kilauea volcano. But there’s so many other cool things to do on Hawai’i! Here are some of my favorites.
By Matthew Karsten Date: 23 February 2018 Location: Costa Rica Costa Rica is a vibrant country full of incredible natural beauty like waterfalls, jungles, volcanoes, and wildlife. It provides many opportunities for stunning photography!
By Matthew Karsten Date: 13 April 2018 Doolin, Ireland A cold wind blows as I walk along the legendary Cliffs of Moher. Ireland’s most famous landmark rises dramatically out of the ocean, waves crashing into rocks far below.