Off the beaten path travel is increasingly difficult to find as time marches on. Mass tourism is impacting everything from our favorite cities to the seas that surround them. All the while locals and the environment are often an afterthought. This series, Trailblazers, checks in with writers, photographers, filmmakers, activists and environmentalists who are passionate about off the beaten path travel.
Heather Cassell: Girls That Roam
Heather Cassell is an LGBTQI activist, writer, and co-founder of Girls That Roam. She co-founded the digital media site with her girlfriend, Geena Dabadghav, in 2012. Heather is also a freelance travel writer, international LGBTQI news columnist, and a general assignment reporter with the Bay Area Reporter.