It’s happening! We are hearing about climate change from all angles, but I get questions every day as a climate scientist that reveal most people don’t actually know what climate change truly is. I’ve come up with a comprehensive list of the basic facts to get you started in forming your own opinions.
Over Thanksgiving, I spent a totally glorious four days and three nights in Joshua Tree National Park. This was my first solo camping trip, and I don’t think there could have been a better place to spend the holiday. The park was surprisingly busy, full of families opting outside. Already looking forward to my nextRead more
It’s important to me that I practice what I preach, especially when it comes to sustainability.
Last Saturday I woke up with this overwhelming need for an adventure. My equally spontaneous friend, Taylor, and I quickly packed up for a trip to the Arizona-Utah border. I cannot imagine it could have turned out any better!
The landfall of Hurricane Nate last weekend trails behind a summer of unprecedented storm intensities. Puerto Rico is still in shambles after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and Caribbean nations like Antigua and Barbuda are completely clearedi. Having grown up in South Florida, I am no stranger to summer storms; hurricane season was a part ofRead more
I’ve discussed the bomb experience that was hiking the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, and I thought it would be fun to outline a packing list! Inca Trail hikers would have extremely similar lists. Having never camped, hiked, etc. before the trek, I had a rough time getting myself together. Because luggage is carried onRead more
In the last few months, I have made an honest effort to stay in the know regarding United States politics. As I have grown in my awareness, I have been prompted to think about communities, motives, and beliefs that form our political processes. Particularly, I concern myself most frequently with the issue of climate change:Read more
As you’ve probably guessed, I think a lot about the state of our planet. I try my best to take responsibility and minimize my carbon footprint. Every once in a while, though, I feel like I am just not doing enough. Below I’ve rounded up the changes I’ve implemented most recently to go the extraRead more
After dreaming for months of a slow cross-country road trip, I recently drove from central Florida to Arizona! I spent the summer reading tips and itineraries, and ultimately found there was no one-size-fits-all blueprint to planning a true Great American Road Trip. Here is a little guide I hatched to help myself (and hopefully others!)Read more
After a quick Las Vegas trip last March, I’ve been itching to go back! I feel I missed out on seeing a big magic show or eating at certain celebrity chef restaurants. I have rounded up all the little tips and tricks my group learned as I organize a quickly approaching girls trip to Vegas!Read more