Jackson Kayak: Southern Hospitality

Stoked I got talked into a last minute detour, during a quick cross country drive, to Rock Island, TN to go kayaking with my good friends Stephen Wright and Clay Wright. … [Read More...]



REVIEW: Goal Zero- Solar Powering Your Adventures

Goal Zero has come up with some great solutions to capture the sun and keep you powered up while on the go. I got a chance to use the Guardian 12 and Guide 10 Plus solar … [Read More...]



Van Life Holiday Greetings: A Look Back at 2013

2013 has been a crazy year here at Exploring Elements. It started off by getting back to the states after an amazing month driving around Mexico for the Maya Rally. The crazy adventures continued all year, highlighted by; Jan. skiing in Tahoe, Feb's Gems & Brews … [Read More...]


DISCOVERED: MOVE- Breathe, avoid McDonalds This quality little flick was inspired by Will Gadd's blogpost: "Breathe, avoid McDonalds." Both the film and post are well worth the time in front of the computer. The message, storytelling and philosophy on life all ring true for me. A few … [Read More...]


REVIEW: Precipice (Book)

Precipice is a book of suspense and action. I picked up this book assuming it would only be about adventures in a kayak, as that is what the author of the book, Leland Davis, is known for, and how I know him. I couldn’t have been more wrong! Yes there are moments of … [Read More...]


REVIEW: Around the World in 10 Years- The Book of Independence

Sarah and I got our hands on an English copy of  “Around the World in 10 Years- The Book of Independence” at the WA Overland Rally, and then had a cross-country drive to MD to accomplish over the next week or so. Sarah read Pablo and Anna’s poetic tales from the road … [Read More...]