Zoe Baillargeon

Zoe Baillargeon

Zoe Baillargeon is an award-winning travel writer and freelance journalist covering travel, food and drink, outdoors and adventure travel, lifestyle, and more. Growing up in New Mexico, she moved to Chile after college, where she discovered her passion for the outdoors during hikes in Patagonia and stargazing in the Atacama. She is now based in the rainy Pacific Northwest. She's written for Afar, Fodor's, Hemispheres, Huckberry, Cereal, and more. When she manages to get away from her desk, she enjoys reading, hiking, drinking too much coffee, and spoiling her cat.

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11 Tips for Couples Stuck in Quarantine

Everyone is going through this together. Here's how to do it better together.

Trail Running for Beginners: Tips to Get Your Feet on the Ground

With its laundry list of mental and physical health benefits, running is one of the most popular and widely practiced forms of sport and recreation out there. But there are many different kinds of running: Sprinting, road running, track…

Can You Go Outdoors During a Self-Quarantine or Shelter-in-Place Order?

There are rules, and they need to be followed, or we're all going to have to do this for a long time, people.

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Food & Drink

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This is the world's first, but hopefully not the last.

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