The Budget Backpacker’s Guide to Moab, Utah | 2020

As a backpacker who travels mostly internationally, I never considered writing my backpacker guides for destinations in the United States. Few places in the U.S. are backpacker-friendly. The vast distances of the country often make it difficult to travel on a budget. As a result, international travelers to the U.S. typically aren’t of the backpacker… Read More The Budget Backpacker’s Guide to Moab, Utah | 2020

A Guide to Visiting Antelope Island State Park in One Day | Utah

The largest of Great Salt Lake’s islands, Antelope Island is also the most exciting. With stunning scenery all throughout, it’s worth the visit just for the views. Salt pans, reflective waters, wildlife, and beaches round it out as an amazing outdoor destination for adventurers. About 45 minutes away from Downtown Salt Lake City, it’s a… Read More A Guide to Visiting Antelope Island State Park in One Day | Utah

Is Dead Horse Point State Park Worth Visiting? | Utah

With a region that boasts two National Parks and countless other adventures, Dead Horse Point State Park often gets overlooked. Moab is an adventurer’s paradise, and one of my favorite little towns in the United States. Of course, Arches National Park and to a lesser degree, Canyonlands National Park get the most attention from travelers… Read More Is Dead Horse Point State Park Worth Visiting? | Utah

A Sunset Hike to Delicate Arch, Arches National Park | Utah 2020

Arches National Park is one of the most-visited national parks in the United States. Its most famous attraction is none other than Delicate Arch, a symbol so iconic that you’ll find it on most Utah license plates. Despite its short length, the hike up to Delicate Arch can have a few tricky spots. The 3.2-mile… Read More A Sunset Hike to Delicate Arch, Arches National Park | Utah 2020

Guide to Visiting Canyonlands National Park in a Day | 2020

I visited Arches National Park a couple of times before I ever made the trip over to Canyonlands National Park. In the time of coronavirus, social distancing is key, even when you’re out in the vast expanses of nature. After hiking to Delicate Arch at sunset the night before, I needed an escape from the… Read More Guide to Visiting Canyonlands National Park in a Day | 2020

Guide to Hiking Sky Pond in Rocky Mountain National Park | Colorado

Of the seemingly infinite hikes to do in Colorado, Sky Pond stands out as one of the best. If you’re looking for a high-altitude challenge offering everything from lakes, waterfalls, and jaw-dropping peaks, then Sky Pond belongs on your bucket list. Of my many visits to Rocky Mountain National Park, the adventure that sticks out… Read More Guide to Hiking Sky Pond in Rocky Mountain National Park | Colorado

Visiting Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado | Summer 2020

While international travel seems like it will be off the table for a while, us Americans are blessed to have some incredible domestic adventures. I’ve been to nearly 50 countries, and people are often shocked when I say that the U.S. is among the most beautiful of those. Few countries can boast the diversity of… Read More Visiting Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado | Summer 2020

A Quick Travel Guide to Villa La Angostura, Patagonia

A scenic 90-minute drive from Northern Patagonia’s main hub of Bariloche is the stunning town of Villa La Angostura. This blissfully serene village is often referred to as the “Gardens of Patagonia,” an accurate nickname for the lush and peaceful lake town. Villa La Angostura is a must on any Patagonia itinerary, even for just… Read More A Quick Travel Guide to Villa La Angostura, Patagonia

Visiting Rocky Mountain National Park During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In the midst of a global pandemic that’s been hitting the United States particularly hard, it seems like our National Parks are among the only safe havens for travelers and adventurers to escape to. I’d visited Rocky Mountain National Park a few times in the past, both in the peak of the busy summer season.… Read More Visiting Rocky Mountain National Park During the Coronavirus Pandemic