Is It Safe To Stay At Hostels During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Will backpacking ever be the same again? That’s been the question on my mind throughout the entirety of this ongoing pandemic. As a budget solo traveler, hostels have been a godsend for me. I’ve traveled full-time for the last four years. Even as I’ve grown as a travel blogger and influencer, I’ve never once thought… Read More Is It Safe To Stay At Hostels During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Hiking the Eastern Sierra’s 20 Lakes Basin & Saddlebag Lake

One of the most breathtaking hikes from my latest road trip was the relatively lesser-known 20 Lakes Basin loop. A friend that I met in Peru lived in Lake Tahoe, and drove down to meet me for some adventures near Yosemite and the Eastern Sierras. Little did we know that our adventures would be akin… Read More Hiking the Eastern Sierra’s 20 Lakes Basin & Saddlebag Lake

The Complete Travel Guide to Leadville, Colorado

Leadville, Colorado is the epitome of a little town with big adventures. As the highest city in the U.S., this historic village boasts some epic views. Leadville is surrounded by mountains in every direction, making it one of the most scenic places in the entire country. Between its legendary history, cozy cafes, and outdoors adventures,… Read More The Complete Travel Guide to Leadville, Colorado

Why Chicago is One of the Best Cities in the United States

Chicago is one of the most criminally overlooked cities in the United States. As a Midwesterner, I am a ride-or-die when it comes to Chicago. I can’t say enough good things about this city on the shores of Lake Michigan. With its silver skyscrapers and the glistening blue waters of the Great Lakes, Chicago is… Read More Why Chicago is One of the Best Cities in the United States

Guide to Visiting Death Valley National Park in a Day | 2020

Death Valley is one of the most otherworldly regions you’ll find in the country, if not the world. My biggest regret was not spending more time in Death Valley National Park. It is without a doubt, one of the most fascinating national parks in the United States. Not only does it boast breathtaking scenery, but… Read More Guide to Visiting Death Valley National Park in a Day | 2020