• California
  • What to Do on Your First Trip to Los Angeles (Part 1)

    So it’s your first time traveling to Los Angeles.  All the most popular travel sites list an overwhelmingly amount of things you should do and see.  The city is huge and strategic planning is needed to make sure you include the most popular sites as well as hidden gems in your itinerary.  Let me help […]

  • Guides
  • The Time I Fell in Love With Solo Travel (Seattle)

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    As I scrolled through my Twitter feed, I came across a tweet from Airfare Watchdog advertising $99 RT flights to Seattle.  I started thinking about how it had been over a year since I had last traveled and how I had always wanted to explore the Pacific Northwest.  But who would go with me?  I […]

  • Guides
  • Rainy Day Travel Guide – What To Do & Wear

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    We’ve all been there. You have the itinerary for your exciting trip all set and then you check the weather forecast right before your departure only to find it’s filled with water falling from the sky.  Just great.  How are you supposed to enjoy that picnic in the park or the outdoor walking tour of […]

  • Funny
  • 10 People Who Need to Travel More

    Some people are so ignorant to the rest of the world due to a lack of travel (or Google search skills).  I’ve compiled a list of a few people that asked questions to the internet that prove they need more adventure and travel in their lives.  I hope they make you laugh or smile! I […]

  • California
  • A Day in L.A. #2 (Hollywood)

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      Welcome to the second installment of my Day in LA series!  If you’re new here, check out my first Day in LA post here.  🙂 For this adventure day, I headed for Hollywood.  In the 10+ years I’ve lived in Southern California, I had never been to Hollywood.  This was mostly because all of […]

  • Inspirational
  • 10 Favorite Inspirational Travel Quotes

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    I’m a sucker for a good quote and I came across one the other day that led me into the deep dark hole of travel/adventure quotes: “The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to […]

  • California
  • A Day in L.A. #1 (Downtown / Civic Center)

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    Welcome to a new series of my blog called “A Day in L.A.”  Because I live about an hour away from Los Angeles, I find myself taking adventure day trips solo at least once a month.  I’m excited to share my experiences and tricks I’ve learned along the way! Planning the Day First, I like to […]

  • California
  • San Diego County’s Most Solo-Friendly Hiking Trails

    After exploring Disneyland solo (see previous post), I was inspired to continue my adventures of solitude.  I decided to go on a hike twice a month.  Some may think hiking alone is unsafe.  In my opinion, it depends on a few different factors: What time of day are you going?  How long is the trail? […]