The Urban Hiker: 6 Hikes in Los Angeles County that Changed Me

I’ve lived in Los Angeles for six years and for a good chunk of those years, I kept arguing that LA county didn’t have any “real” hikes. I believed that a “real” hike meant a hike deep in the mountains, surrounded by nature, with no civilization in sight. I thought that it meant a hike […]

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Trip Ideas: The Golden State

When I first moved to California six years ago, my thoughts were anything but golden. I kept thinking “there’s no seasons, too much traffic (Los Angeles especially), crazy drivers, and no nature.” Boy was I close-minded. California is one of the (if not THE) most diverse places I’ve ever had the pleasure of experiencing. A […]

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Mountain Towns & Trails: Crested Butte — July 2015

Created Butte is a magical, little town tucked away in the Rocky Mountains near Gunnison County. In the summer of 2015 my family took a trip here for my aunt and uncle’s 50th anniversary. They rented a house and some of my relatives from out of town flew in – there were about 19 of […]

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Flight Friendly Facts

I’m not a travel expert (not even close), but what I can say with absolute certainty is that I know my way around airports and airline websites. I grew up with a love for airports (weird, I know) and airplanes, and I feel fortunate to be able to view airplanes as a vehicle that takes me to […]

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The Big Easy: New Orleans – January 2018

It’s easy to understand why New Orleans is called the Big Easy. Between the laid-back culture and the easy access to so much good food, jazz music, historical sites, and night life – there’s so much to do spontaneously! This past weekend I had the opportunity to visit for four days, three nights with a […]

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