100-year-old church is transformed into a psychedelic art-covered skate park

BY: JESSICA BEUKER A historic 100-year-old church that sat abandoned and decrepit for years in the Spanish municipality of Llanera, Asturias has undergone a fascinating transformation. It’s one that will draw a different kind devotion – those who subscribe to…

13 essential on-the-road philosophies for the broke, but passionate, shoestring traveller

BY: ROB HOFFMAN  Follow Rob on Instagram A year of cooking my retinas on the white glare of my laptop and a never-ending rotation of office-work had turned my life into a dried and packaged version of itself. It was…

The golden era of skateboarding in 1970s California (photos)

BY: CONNOR BRIAN In the mid-1970s an endless summer struck Southern California, evaporating water in drainage ditches and suburban swimming pools, catalyzing what would change the face of counter-cul- ture forever. Maybe it was the dehydration, or maybe it was…

Skateboarder uses a loophole in Afghan law to give girls back their freedom

BY: JESSICA BEUKER Afghanistan is considered the most dangerous country in the world for women. This is due to a number of threats including: health issues, violence and economic discrimination. It’s a country where over 50 percent of the population…