February 26, 2019 marked the 100th anniversary of the Grand Canyon’s designation as a national park. Approximately 6 million people visit every year, and over President’s Day weekend, I became one of those millions. My coworker Skylar and I decided to go on another adventure over the 3-day weekend. Read about our first trip together … More Arizona Adventures
The Big Apple. The City that Never Sleeps. The City of Dreams. Empire City. The city so nice, they named it twice. The one and only New York City. I’ve been to New York City three times in my life: In December 2013-January 2014 with my Mom, after visiting Boston, we hopped on a bus … More Love in New York City
As my 25th year comes to a close, I thought I would take the opportunity to reflect on the past year. It has been incredible! I rang in the new year in Australia, hours earlier than my family and friends in the States. It was my first time truly traveling alone and over the holidays, … More A Quarter of a Century
From Iceland (see previous post), Taylor, Ty, and I took a red-eye flight to the Czech Republic. At the time when we booked it, we thought we’d get 6 hours of rest on the plane (leaving after midnight and arriving after 6AM) but turns out there’s a 2-hour time difference between the two countries. But hey, … More Czech Out Prague
When you travel solo, you get to decide what to see, what to do, and where to eat/drink. Unlike traveling with other people, you don’t have to make any compromises or trade-offs and you get to set the pace for your trip. I’ve always been an independent person, but there’s something to be said for … More Let’s Raleigh!
I couldn’t think of a better way to have spent Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend than to road trip to New Mexico for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! Once the idea was dreamt up, my friend Skylar and I booked a hotel room, packed our bags, and hit the road. (Yes, we made the 13-hour … More Let’s Get Carried Away 🎈
Iceland is unlike any place I’ve ever seen. It’s an island made up of mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, caves, volcanoes, lava rocks, moss, and more, all within the same amount of space that covers Kentucky. By now, you’ve heard about this amazing country and island; especially if you’re from Kansas City with Icelandair’s launch of non-stop … More Inspired by Iceland