Jill K. Robinson is an award-winning journalist and adventure seeker.
Her work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, American Way, Every Day With Rachael Ray, Robb Report, Westways, Journey, World Hum, Gadling, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s and more. She lives in a small California beach town near the big wave surf spot, Mavericks, and divides her time between writing about travel, running a kayak business and trying to wring awe-inspiring adventure out of every day.
Always eager to take a leap into the unknown and experience new things, Jill shares adventure sport and travel highlights—even when the adventure isn’t adrenaline pumping or bone crushing. Adventure is sometimes only a state of mind.
Life lessons, adventures, people places and observations as I undertake my personal quest to travel to 100 or more countries before I die.
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Published 9:07 a.m. May 13, 2013
Following team’s AC 72 capsize and death of a team member, fact-finding review begins.
Published 3:17 p.m. April 23, 2013
A four-day lodge-to-lodge hike on New Zealand’s south island is challenging, but worthwhile.
Published 8:11 a.m. April 19, 2013
While they race in Naples, the Kiwi team’s base of operations is in containers bound for San Francisco.
Published 7:28 a.m. March 28, 2013
Outdoor excursions range from below the waves to above the clouds on Hawaii Island.
Published 11:05 p.m. March 20, 2013
It’s not too late to enjoy some snow fun at these Colorado resorts.
Published 6:47 a.m. March 4, 2013
Custom bike and component makers showcase creations for bicycle fans.
Published 7:04 a.m. February 21, 2013
It’s not only about Sundance during the winter in Park City, Utah.
Published 7:31 a.m. February 16, 2013
Winter sports festival presented by Eddie Bauer brings the athletes.
Published 9:37 a.m. February 4, 2013
Get the best out of Tahoe’s north shore ski resorts this winter.
Published 6:22 a.m. January 10, 2013
Get away from the crowds for some of Australia’s best experiences.
Published 6:37 a.m. December 28, 2012
While fantastic wine abounds in California’s Napa Valley, there are also ample options for outdoor fans from hiking to kayaking.
Published 6:07 a.m. December 19, 2012
Outdoor adventures abound in the Northern Territory’s national parks and outback.
Published 7:38 a.m. November 28, 2012
Go beyond the golf courses in this Arizona resort town for some desert adventure.
Published 5:11 a.m. November 13, 2012
Australia’s Northern Territory offers more than a few opportunities to see saltwater and freshwater crocodiles.
Published 9:53 a.m. November 2, 2012
Head to the southernmost spot in Chile for spectacular outdoor adventures.