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50 Hikes 50 States Project–California

50 Hikes 50 States Project–California

Hiking California's Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve The stunning views from Torrey Pines State Natural Preserve. Like Colorado, picking one hike to do in California might be a giant challenge for most. For me, it was simple. I had to return to my favorite park as a...

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US

The 12 Hikes You Must Do This Year in the US As COVID and the vaccine swirl in our communities, we're all itching to move after a year of not moving. With international travel still just on the horizon, this is the year to take advantage of the glorious hikes we have...

50 Hikes 50 States Project

50 Hikes 50 States Project

50 Hikes. 50 States. A project to hike one hike in every state in the U.S. Lucky. I live in a beautiful country filled with millions of miles of trails through thousands of beautiful places organized around 50 states. As a resident of the United States, I am more than...

Quirky Southwest Road Trip Colorado New Mexico Arizona California

Quirky Southwest Road Trip Colorado New Mexico Arizona California

Quirky Southwest Road Trip I can't resist a good road trip. Two years ago we did a northern, western road trip. This year, we decided to hit the southwest during the holidays and visit some of the best southwestern National Parks (and not the Grand Canyon!) Buckle up,...

How to Spend 8 Hours in Hollywood

How to Spend 8 Hours in Hollywood

How to Spend 8 Hours in Hollywood (Note: This post was updated in 2019.) After a 16-hour flight from Beijing, we landed at LAX on our way home on our RTW trip, grabbed the shuttle to the Renaissance and crashed. For the first time in our entire trip, jet lag grabbed a...