Winter Wonderland: Skiing in Lake Tahoe at Heavenly and Northstar

Winter Wonderland: Skiing in Lake Tahoe at Heavenly and Northstar

What do you do when you’re 12, move to a new town, and want to make friends? Join ski club, obviously. That’s what I did when I was 12, at least. I’m not sure exactly why I…

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Winter Wonderland: Skiing in Lake Tahoe at Heavenly and Northstar

What do you do when you’re 12, move to a new town, and want to make friends? Join ski club, obviously. That’s what I did when I was 12, at least. I’m not sure exactly why I…

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7 of My Favorite Tech Gifts for Travelers

7 of My Favorite Tech Gifts for Travelers

I didn’t bring many tech gadgets with me on my first backpacking trip to Southeast Asia. I packed an iPad that I only used when at the hostel and a point-and-shoot digital camera. No iPhone,…

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Beijing Travel Tips: Know Before You Go

Beijing Travel Tips: Know Before You Go

I like to do a bit of research before I take off on global adventures. Some destinations need more research than others. When it came to Beijing, China, I glazed over a few articles I…

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Beijing Travel Tips: Know Before You Go

I like to do a bit of research before I take off on global adventures. Some destinations need more research than others. When it came to Beijing, China, I glazed over a few articles I…

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Lodi: California Wine Country’s Best Kept Secret

Lodi: California Wine Country’s Best Kept Secret

We’ve all heard about Napa and Sonoma in California’s wine country, but have you ever heard of Lodi? I won’t lie, I wasn’t even sure how to pronounce “Lodi” (hint: LOH-dy) earlier this year, but my…

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The Ultimate Hiking and Camping Packing List

The Ultimate Hiking and Camping Packing List

Packing is a challenge. If you’re anything like me, it takes way more time than expected and always ends in overpacking. You’d think that after moving to Madrid a suitcase and backpacking through Latin America…

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The Ultimate Hiking and Camping Packing List

Packing is a challenge. If you’re anything like me, it takes way more time than expected and always ends in overpacking. You’d think that after moving to Madrid a suitcase and backpacking through Latin America…

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12 Havasu Falls Photos that Prove it’s Worth the Hike

12 Havasu Falls Photos that Prove it’s Worth the Hike

I’m still gushing over hiking and camping in Havasu Falls, Arizona. It was three days of hiking, camping, and swimming in this Grand Canyon oasis in the Havasupai Indian Reservation. I’m not going to lie…

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12 Havasu Falls Photos that Prove it’s Worth the Hike