IMG_0174“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world.” – Pico Iyer

Dustin Grinnell grew up in a small town in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. His articles and essays have appeared in such publications as Outside OnlineNew Scientist, ViceThe Boston GlobeThe Washington PostThe Philadelphia Inquirer, Writer’s DigestSalonNarratively (#2), YourTango, The Good Men ProjectVerge MagazineTravelmagThe Expeditioner (#2), Living Now Magazine, and Paradigm Magazine. As a fiction writer, he has self-published two sci-fi/adventure novels – The Genius Dilemma and Without Limits – and written two screenplays. He has a Master’s from Pennsylvania State University in Physiology and a Bachelor’s in Psychobiology from Wheaton College (MA). He currently works as a freelance writer based in Southern California. See more at