Lake Jennie

Lake Jennie is a hidden gem within the Sequoia National Park. The trail is great for an all day hike or an overnight backpacking adventure! The crystal blue lake is surrounded by trees on side side and a granite rock wall on the other. It is also probably some of the clearest water I have…

Bryce Canyon National Park

One day in Bryce Canyon Bryce Canyon has some fantastic hiking to see if you are around for a couple of days. But if not then don’t sweat it because here are some fantastic things to do with only one day! Navajo Loop: The Navajo loop is a must see while in Bryce Canyon. The…

Zion National Park

Three days in Zion National Park Zion National Park is an incredible place! It was created over 2.5 billion years of seismic activity, sediment deposition and erosion. Walking through the park you can see the evidence of all this natural work in the different layers of the canyons! The Virgin River is not done yet,…

Cape Town

I kinda went into my trip to Cape Town with no expectations and ended up shocked by how beautiful it is. The land, the people, the music and the FOOD! Here are my 3 MUST DOs while in Cape Town: 1. Lions Head Hike 2. Table Mountain Hike 3. Boulder Beach & Simon’s Town Lions…

Budget Traveling

“Travel while you are young and able. Don’t worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be.” We all know this quote, we have heard it a million times but let’s face it, at this day in age money is a huge factor in many of…

Zadar

I had originally come to Zadar only for the Plitvice Lakes, but was pleasantly surprised by the town itself! 1. Sunset at Sea Organ and Solar Panels 2. Plitvice Lakes 3. Walk the town Sunset at Sea Organ and Solar Panels This is apparently the only sea organ in the world, so that is pretty…

Split

So I started out thinking that I would be in Split for about three days… But I ended up there for almost two weeks. I am not even sure that I can pin point exactly what I liked about the small town so much. I do however know that I loved it! Here were my…

2016

This past year has been full of learning experiences for me. I thought I would share with you guys some of the most important lessons to me. Some of these might be obvious but not any less significant! * Take care of your body *  * Travel * * Surround yourself with positivity * *…

The Birds and the Bees

Why do we need bees? “I don’t care if bees go extinct, they sting me anyways!” I cannot tell you how many people have given me this response when talking about bees. So lets talk about why they affect all of our lives! Bees are the primary pollinators for 70 of the 100 types of crops…

Florence

Florence is one of my favorite cities in Europe! It has amazing sites, a great vibe, and is very compact which means easy walking. Here is a list of my 3 FAVORITE things to do in Florence: 1. Duomo Stairs 2. Vegan Eats 3. Walking Tour Duomo Stairs The Duomo is considered on of the…

Tuscany

Tuscany, Tuscany, Tuscany you are amazing. Flowing with wine, good food and tiny towns Tuscany will wow you. The rolling hills and relaxed vibes are a much needed change of pace from the big cities. These were my 3 FAVORITE places throughout Tuscany: 1. Salencheto Winery 2. Montalcino 3. Pienza  Salencheto Winery The Salencheto Winery…

Rome

Rome is a beautiful city filled with interesting sites and ancient stories. Here are 5 MUST DO things in Rome: 1. Walking Tour 2. Freni e Frizioni (Apreitivo)  3. Colosseum 4. Pantheon 5. Fountain of Trey Walking Tour As you know, I LOVE walking tours and the one of Rome is nothing short of great….