About the Author

About the Author — I live in southern California and write a creative lifestyle blog about adventure, travel, and photography. I interview inspiring women and feature travel tips such as how to pack a backpack. I can’t live without avocados, standup paddling, mountain biking, and cameras.
Leah has written 8 articles and 18 comments.

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VivoBarefoot Off Road Hi Boot Review

VivoBarefoot Off Road Hi Boot Review
VivoBarefoot Off Road Hi Boot Review
Sometimes you just need an old fashioned hiking boot. But you don?t have to settle for the traditional kind. The Off Road Hi boots are VivoBarefoot?s minimalist version. I was intrigued by the minimalist boot idea since boots tend to drag… more »

Altra Eve Review

The women's Altra Eve from Altra (Zero Drop) Running are Altra's women-specific ultra-minimalist/barefoot running shoe.
The women's Altra Eve from Altra (Zero Drop) Running are Altra's women-specific ultra-minimalist/barefoot running shoe.
The Altra Eve is a customizable minimalist shoe designed specifically for a woman’s foot. In the product video on Altra’s website, they mention that it has a narrower heel, longer arch, higher instep, and a wider toebox. Not much of a fan of the… more »

Women's VIVO BAREFOOT Ultra Review

Women's VIVO BAREFOOT Ultra Review
Women's VIVO BAREFOOT Ultra Review
I think I laughed out loud when I saw these purple Vivo Ultras! They look like someone took a hexagonal hole punch to a pair of Crocs...not a fan of Crocs. Vivo says, “Innovation at its best, the Ultra is a 3 in 1 chameleon shoe i… more »

Women's SeeYa Vibram FiveFingers Review

Women's SeeYa Vibram FiveFingers Review
Women's SeeYa Vibram FiveFingers Review
As soon as I saw my pale blue SeeYas, I thought they looked very aquatic. There’s a water droplet design on the upper and along the velcro strap that gave me the initial impression that they are some kind of footwear meant for the water. But they’re a… more »

Spyridon LS Vibram FiveFingers Review

Spyridon LS Vibram FiveFingers Review
Spyridon LS Vibram FiveFingers Review
The Vibram FiveFingers Spyridon LS is a new Vibram FiveFingers model specifically built for trail running. It’s named after Spyridon Louis, the Greek shepherd who won the first modern-day marathon in the 1896 Athens Olympics. The course was run on dir… more »

Vibram FiveFingers Jaya LR Review

The women's only Jaya LR FiveFingers from Vibram are geared towards lower impact fitness like yoga, some plyometrics, or Pilates.
The women's only Jaya LR FiveFingers from Vibram are geared towards lower impact fitness like yoga, some plyometrics, or Pilates.
I have to say I wasn’t sold on the Jaya LR at first. Why spend the money on a pair of VFFs that can’t do everything that your KomodoSports can do? After giving them a shot, I can see why I'd buy them. The Jaya LR is an awesome secondary pair to have… more »