An affordable travel gift guide for your nomadic friend

You know that friend that’s always on the go? The one that’s off to a new, exotic destination each month or about to embark on a six-month backpacking trip around…

Visiting Hoover Dam: A travel guide of what you need to know

Dam that’s one big concrete wall… I’m sorry but I had to. No more puns, I promise. For a giant wall of concrete, the Hoover Dam is surprisingly photogenic and…

My great American road trip

This summer I did a lot of driving. 6,147 miles (9,887km) or 86 hours to be exact. I drove from Texas to Arizona to Colorado to Pennsylvania, stopped in Western…

Image of beautiful architecture in Vail, Colorado.

A travel guide to exploring Vail in summer

When I think of Vail I think of lush ski resorts complete with gorgeous fireplaces and expensive furniture. I think of epic skiing, hot chocolates and faux fur scarves, hats…

Entering the newspaper industry

What a month to enter the professional world of journalism. Harvey, Irma, Mexico, Las Vegas, North Korea, California, Somalia, the list goes on. What a month for humanity really. It…

How I spent one day in Chicago

Chicago is a beautiful city. Set on Lake Michigan with the Chicago River running through it, it has a gorgeous skyline that offers an eclectic mix of architecture — old,…

Falling back in love with writing 

I’ve always enjoyed writing, ever since I was a small child, but I’ve never considered myself a writer. Although I have a manuscript of my own rendition of a Mary-Kate…