How Can I Be More Authentic?

I was reading this morning about authenticity and how it is something we must practice each and every day and it is a collection of choices we make through our day. "Choosing authenticity means cultivating the courage to be imperfect, to set boundaries, and to allow ourselves to be vulnerable; it is exercising the compassion [...]

Explore Glacier National Park

Glacier is a place with so many activities, gorgeous views around LITERALLY every corner, and more wildlife than you can imagine.  Exploring this park left me full of so many surprises and stories.

Explore the Magic of Kauai

It is so easy to fall in love with a place as magical and breathtaking as this.

24 Hours in Congaree National Park

Congaree National park is ~27,000 acres of gorgeous old growth bottomland hardwood forest, and is the largest one left of it's kind in southeastern America.  This area is so unique due to the forest type, the expansive canopy height, and the river floodplain ecosystem. It is a gift that it still exists, thanks to the protection for the park created in 1976. 

Guide to Olympic National Park

Just a quick ~2 hour drive from Seattle is this magical oasis. Olympic National Park is filled with surprises, due to it's constantly evolving scenery found around every corner. From lush green rainforests and cascading mountains, to peaceful beaches and various wildlife; this park definitely gives a well rounded experience. This guide below is separated [...]

Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park – Winter

Check this post out for things to do in the Rocky Mountain National Park, located in Colorado. This is focused on snowy seasons and how to prepare for this type of winter trip!

Explore Colorado in the fall – Aspen, Breckenridge, Leadville

Aspen, Breckenridge, and Leadville - these awesome ski towns are also great to explore in the off season, especially in the fall.  The aspen trees give this area phenomenal color and great weather for hiking, biking, off-roading, and so much more. Check out this blog for tips!

Top 5 things to do near Madrid, Spain

Plaza Mayor: This beautiful plaza is built on centuries of history, and today is filled with constant entertainment.  Built in 1617, this square has seen many wonderful events along with tragedies take place.  In the middle of the plaza is one of Madrids most treasured pieces of art, a bronze statue of King Phillips III.  [...]

Nature Lovers Guide to Sedona, Arizona

Sedona, Arizona This adorable desert town is one of my favorite places I have experienced. As an outdoor adventure lover I was in heaven with all of the options I had for activities.  In this post I have listed a few of my favorite hikes, a phenomenal sunrise spot, some good eats available, and the [...]

Interlaken, Switzerland – For the Adventurous Soul

Interlaken, Switzerland is a place filled with adventures and activities around every corner. This magical town sits between two glacier lakes, Lake Brienz and Lake Thun, and is surrounded by towering mountains and thick forests.  Interlaken is the type of place you extend your visit by a few extra days because of the overwhelming beauty [...]