Jen Murphy

Jen Murphy

Jen Murphy is a freelance writer based in Boulder, Colorado. She is the author of The Yoga (Man)ual and writes the Wall Street Journal's What's Your Workout column. Between deadlines she tries to surf, snowboard, trail run, and bike as much as possible. 



9 New Southeast Asian Adventures

Lose the backpacking hordes on these wild new Southeast Asian adventures, from surfing in Sri Lanka to a culinary tour of Myanmar

Upscale Camping for Any Budget

For an awesome outdoor escape, try one of these quirky lodges: From treehouses to yurts, there’s no hassle with setup, and they put you smack-dab in the middle of nature, with easy access to climbing...

A New Stress-Free Way to Camp for Urbanites

Renting camping equipment isn’t ideal, but if you don’t have storage space at home, you already know that borrowing is a fact of life. We’re happy to inform you that using rented equipment no longer...

16 Quick + Easy Weekend Getaways

No matter which metropolis you're fleeing this summer, we've got you covered. These 16 driving-distance excursions range from little-known East Coast beaches to endless West Coast singletrack—and all...