Category: United States

36 Hours Backcountry Camping in Death Valley

36 Hours Backcountry Camping in Death Valley

[ 0 ] April 15, 2017 |

Death Valley – the lowest, driest, and hottest place in the western hemisphere – is quite possibly the most diverse yet intense landscape I’ve ever encountered. Recently, we were able to spend 36 hours backpacking and truck camping in it, and it was one of the best 36-hour periods of my life. Below is the […]

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Ultimate Guide to St. John’s National Park Snorkeling

Ultimate Guide to St. John’s National Park Snorkeling

[ 0 ] March 29, 2017 |

With more than 60% of its land area comprised of a national park, St. John’s allows you to be far away from civilization, while still being right beside it. The snorkeling is pristine and easily accessible from nearly every beach, the hiking is both strenuous and beautiful, and the beaches are flawless. We spent roughly 3.5 […]

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How I Nearly Died in St. Croix

How I Nearly Died in St. Croix

[ 0 ] January 2, 2017 |

    End of December is not the best time to visit St. Croix. Although warm and beautiful, mighty Eurus shows his colors. The locals referred to them as the “Christmas Winds” which caused the waves to become so treacherous that snorkeling was ill-advised. The problem for us was that there wasn’t much else to […]

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Tramper Chronicles | Finding the Perfect Truck Camper

Tramper Chronicles | Finding the Perfect Truck Camper

[ 0 ] November 14, 2016 |

As a rite of passage for transitioning from your 20s and into your 30s, you start re-evaluating your life and planning for your future. This leads most people to settle down, buy houses, invest assets, and plan for a family. If you’re Patrick and me, it leads you toward the decision to turn your Tacoma into a truck […]

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Portland, Maine | The Best ‘Small Town’ Weekend Getaway

Portland, Maine | The Best ‘Small Town’ Weekend Getaway

[ 0 ] October 21, 2016 |

I’ll always remember a specific Christmas before becoming a teenager because of a gift my aunt gave to me. I viciously tore off the wrapping and opened up a cardboard box and inside lied a pen. Yes, it was only a pen, but for some reason I was in awe of how it cool it […]

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40 Hours in Alaska | My First Voyage to the Last Frontier

40 Hours in Alaska | My First Voyage to the Last Frontier

[ 0 ] October 9, 2016 |

My first voyage to the Last Frontier certainly won’t be my last. Alaska makes you appreciate how much our country has to offer. The U.S. is truly an amusement park of terrain filled with an array of deserts, forests, mountains, and glaciers. Alaska is home to some of the most fascinating land I’ve seen in our […]

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9 Days of Backpacking the Utah & Arizona Slot Canyons

9 Days of Backpacking the Utah & Arizona Slot Canyons

[ 2 ] September 30, 2016 |

If you’re into space travel, you can experience the next best thing by hopping on a plane to Vegas, renting an SUV, and booking it around Utah / Arizona / Nevada.  My boyfriend and I planned a 9 day backpacking trek that covered 1200 miles of slot canyons and red mountains through this area.  It […]

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8 Hours in Pittsburgh | Top Hits & Things to Do

8 Hours in Pittsburgh | Top Hits & Things to Do

[ 0 ] September 20, 2016 |

Pittsburgh is one of the most underrated cities in the U.S. One visit made me realize how much the east coast has to offer. And to add to its accolades, it appears to be on the radar to become a big tech city now that Uber is testing self-driven cars there. Here’s a list of my tips on how to […]

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Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |

      If Virginia is for lovers then Connecticut is for food aficionados looking for a taste of provincial New England. Connecticut often gets overlooked when compared to international culinary powerhouses like New York City and Boston. But what distinguishes Connecticut from these urban dining centers is the fact that it does not try […]

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Silvertone Bar & Grill: Perfecting the Art of Mac & Cheese

Silvertone Bar & Grill: Perfecting the Art of Mac & Cheese

[ 0 ] December 2, 2014 |

At first glance, you might not notice that Silvertone Bar & Grill is there, but it’s definitely worth the second look. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle, Silvertone is my new favorite hidden gem. The restaurant is located in a basement on Bromfield Street in downtown Boston, close to a couple universities and plenty […]

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