7 Tips for Going Up to Angels Landing

Zion National Park in southern Utah… easily one of the most awe-inspiring places that I’ve ever been to! A well-organized park with a convenient shuttle service that will take you to any one of their many hiking trails. During my visit however, I had only one trail in mind, the West Rim Trail. There I would set out to (more…)

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, To See or Not to See?

There are many things for a traveler to see and do in New York City. You can catch a Broadway performance, try many different ethnic foods, walk through Central Park, or visit some of the city’s many landmarks. But what might come to mind for most people when they think of New York is the Statue of Liberty. Which is arguably the most iconic landmark in the city, perhaps even the world. (more…)

Standing Out in Sundance, Wyoming

One thing that I always try to do when I travel is not stand out and look like a tourist. For the most part I’m pretty good at blending in and not making myself appear out-of-place. Especially when I’m traveling within the United States. However, there are certainly places where blending in can be a tall order. For this post I’ll share a time when I stood out quite a bit in a small town in eastern Wyoming. (more…)