I’ve been nominated! Proud to announce that Hanna from the Reaching Hot blog nominated me for the Liebster Award, an award of recognition passed down from travel blogger to travel blogger. Check out Hanna’s blogs from her home in the beautiful country Finland, the rest of Europe and Asia! Hanna’s Questions What is your biggest … More Our Little Blue Rock Nominated for the Liebster Award!
Seattle, Washington was the first city I traveled to on my own. A group of three friends and I took a road trip after we graduated high school and the final destination of the trip was the lovely, clean, environmentally conscious, business-friendly, and welcoming city by the sea. Looking back, we did everything wrong. We … More How Seattle Showed Me How to Travel and Enjoy Myself Like a Local
Even as we take the rail from Lyon to Lucerne, Switzerland, my girlfriend Thyme is already coming down with a fever. Still we enjoy the ride, taking in the glorious green mountains and pastoral landscape of rural France, then the mountainous wonderland that is the neutral state of Switzerland. It is a place where the … More Even a Weekend of Disaster Can’t Get in the Way of Switzerland’s Ethereal Beauty
About a year ago I went to Laguna Beach Wilderness Park and took the short hike to Barbara’s Lake. Except it wasn’t a lake any longer. Instead, a dry and cracked crater sat dying in the hot sun due to the unrelenting and uncompromising California drought, which lasted five years. Now as I walk over the … More After 5 Years of Drought, Southern California Comes Back to Life
My girlfriend and I decided to submit to the enduring cliche, the infamous pipe dream of taking psychedelics in the desert–a vast landscape you’ll get lost in for hours as it enchants and humbles you. The never-ending horizon allows for gazing at the lifeless landscape of Death Valley, which turns out to be perfect place for … More Psychedelia in the Valley of Death
The moment I fly into Denver, after renting a car, I go for some noodles at a local fusion joint that boasts chili verde ramen. Then, I have a few beers from Breckenridge Brewery in the heart of downtown Denver, before I retire for the night to prepare for what turns out to be a week full of outdoor … More A Blanket of Snow in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado