By Everett Potter
Modern Adventure is a new company that aims to command a particularly sweet spot of travel, a place where adventure meets curated experiences on expert-led trips. Those experts might be brand-name chefs or celebrity fitness trainers who take you on a perfectly planned week in an extraordinary destination. You eat the best food, you meet the locals, you explore the most coveted aspects of a given destination and you return changed in one way or another. What’s not to like?
The company was founded by Luis Vargas, former President of The Clymb and a veteran of REI Adventures. Vargas brings energy, drive and a singular vision to adventure travel. I’ve known Luis for years through the adventure travel community and I caught up with him recently to get him to shed some light on the Portland, Oregon-based Modern Adventure … continue reading