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Life Update: I Moved to Amsterdam!

. GUESS WHAT! After nearly 6 years at my current job and 3 years without an apartment, I finally put my notice in to embark on my biggest adventure yet – I’M MOVING ABROAD! GOODBYE NOMADIC LIVING After 3 years without having rent or a proper home base of my own, I am very excited to have a place to call home and a place to come back to […]

6 Places to View the Golden Gate Bridge

Are you planning a trip to the beautiful city of San Francisco, California? You’ll likely want to get an iconic photo with the Golden Gate Bridge during your trip! Here are my top 6 places to get the best view of the Golden Gate Bridge. A few things to note: Karl the fog is heavier in the summer months of June-August, so plan accordingly. You will want to check […]

25 Tips to Maximize your PTO Days

When was the last time you checked your vacation balance? Have you not been using your vacation days because of the pandemic? Consider a stay staycation, a mental health day, and begin planning your vacations this year! The United States of America doesn’t have the best work-life balance, so it’s important to maximize your PTO days! Over the past 5 years of working, I’ve picked up a handful of […]

30 International Travel Tips (even during the Pandemic)

Traveling internationally for the first time ever or just in a long time can be overwhelming since you are experiencing a new country, you may not understand the language, you’ll need cash in a different currency, and you’ll want to stay as safe as possible! After visiting 20+ countries, I’ve learned a few things the hard way and gathered a list of my top international tips and it can […]

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Time to Check-In: Yonder in Escalante, Utah

It’s time to check in! It’s time to check in to Yonder in Escalante, Utah! Yonder is the perfect glamping getaway with unique amenities nestled in the heart of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, a short drive from several national parks, national monuments, and endless hikes! This 20 acre property opened in 2020 and offers a variety of accommodation types and unforgettable amenities that will elevate your glamping trip […]

Solo Hiking Tips

15 Solo Hiking Tips

Are you looking to get into hiking or would like to start hiking solo on an upcoming adventure? I’ve personally been on solo hikes all across the world and have really come to love and enjoy solo hiking. Over time, I gathered a list of my top tips that have made me feel confident and safe while hiking solo in a variety of landscapes. I hope this helps you […]

33 Tips to Improve Your Airport Experience

Throughout my life, I’ve taken more flights than I can count and have learned a few tricks along the way. Especially when I flew twice a week traveling for work, I learned a variety of tips and tricks that can help to improve your airport experience and hopefully reduce your travel anxiety. There are numerous things to can do in preparation for your travels before and during your trip. […]

24 Hours at Alta Ski Area featuring Alta Lodge

Welcome to Alta Ski Area, one of the three remaining ski only resorts in all of North America! Alta Ski Area opened in 1938 and recently marked their 80th anniversary in 2019. Home to an average of 500+ inches of snow each year and one of the few beginners areas located in an avalanche area depending on the conditions. Personally, I didn’t learn to ski growing up and was […]