After spending nearly a decade as a reporter for The Indianapolis Star, Robert Annis finally broke free of the shackles of gainful employment to become an award-winning outdoor-travel journalist. Over the years, Robert's byline has appeared in numerous publications and websites, including Outside, National Geographic Traveler, Hemispheres, Afar, Bicycling, Budget Travel, Men's Journal, Popular Mechanics, Lonely Planet, the Chicago Tribune, and If you’re looking for Robert, chances are you'll find him either pedaling the backroads and trails of the Midwest on his bicycle or hunched over his laptop in an airport bar, frantically trying to make his next deadline. In the meantime, you can find examples of Robert's work <a href=""here or check out his in-progress adventures at @robannis.