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
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!
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
Machu Picchu has been my number one dream destination for as long as I can remember. Last summer, I decided it was finally time! Hiking to Machu Picchu was 10/10 one of the greatest things I believe I will do in my lifetime. And guess what?? I had never even slept in a tent beforeRead more
The actual itinerary for a trip I took with ten friends visiting the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion National Parks! We travelled mid-March; the weather was mid-60s during the day and perfect for hiking, and pretty chilly at night. Planning a trip for such a large group was a bit tricky, but I thinkRead more