Chris Clayton

Author's Bio

Chris Clayton lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with his wife, daughter, and son. His writing has appeared in Men’s Health, Delta Sky magazine, Mpls.St. Paul Magazine, and other publications. His favorite outdoor escape is the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, where he heads annually with friends to hike, fish, sip whiskey from a Nalgene, and tell a few lies.

Kayaking in the Everglades

The Everglades are filled with mazes and monsters to challenge even the most seasoned paddlers. But if you can navigate the tides and the uncompromisingly flat terrain, avoid alligators and insects, and keep your GPS in good working order, you’ll be rewarded with a truly unique wetland adventure.

What is a Loppet, and Where can I Try One?

A loppet is a great gathering of skiers who ski on a specifically groomed trail; enormous amounts of food and drink are consumed during the event. After, there’s a party and celebratory banquet with awards and prizes.

Where Can I Live Like a Monk for A While?

Where Can I Live Like a Monk for A While? My iPhone is my worst enemy and my job is destroying me—where can I live like a monk for a bit while I repair my damaged soul?

How Do I Avoid Getting Sick When Eating Street Food Abroad?

How Do I Avoid Getting Sick When Eating Street Food Abroad? I’m traveling to Mexico City and Bangkok. How do I sample their famous street treats without battling Montezuma and whichever dead ruler haunts the bowels of tourists in Thailand?

The 10 Biggest Travel Mistakes

You don't need to spend a fortune to have a great adventure. With a few tweaks, you can avoid the 10 biggest—and often most expensive—travel mistakes.