Travel

Strolling the Streets of Shanghai

Strolling the Streets of Shanghai

Never thought I would end up here! After backpacking in India and Nepal, I stopped over in Shanghai, China. I landed early on Christmas morning at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). Because I was there on a layover, my first order of business was to […]

Live Now

Live Now

WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY? DREAM BIG. Think of something you’ve been putting off, or saving for next year, or planning to do after retirement; or maybe something you’ve been thinking about doing but haven’t been quite able to convince yourself. Think about your biggest dream. […]

Things to do at Death Valley National Park

Things to do at Death Valley National Park

Planning a trip to the hottest, driest, lowest National Park? You won’t be disappointed! Death Valley offers a spectacular array of painted mountains and vibrant skies.

A Weekend at Catalina Island

A Weekend at Catalina Island

Santa Catalina Island is a tiny island 22 miles off the coast of California. At just 22 miles long and 8 miles across at its greatest width, Catalina is the perfect weekend getaway! Avalon and Two Harbors are accessible by ferry: the Catalina Express and […]

Summer Minimalist Packing List

Summer Minimalist Packing List

Ready for your summer vacation? Packing light is one of the best things you can do for yourself when traveling, especially if you’re only taking a carry-on. Here’s the perfect guide to single bag travel!

A Night Under the Stars

A Night Under the Stars

August is the month of the stars, and regardless of the summer heat, it’s my top month to head out to the desert. Why? To see the Perseid’s shoot across the sky!

Summiting Mount San Gorgonio

Summiting Mount San Gorgonio

Adventure awaits you! Find out the essentials of summiting the tallest mountain in Southern California

Serenity in San Francisco

Serenity in San Francisco

Curious where you can find a peaceful spot in the bustling city of San Francisco? Read on to find out where you can relax under Cherry Blossom trees and serene Koi Ponds!