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2015: 3 New Countries, 3 New States, Explorations Close to Home and Beyond

2015: 3 New Countries, 3 New States, Explorations Close to Home and Beyond

Working in travel, it’s hard differentiating between work trips from vacations as you’re always looking for the next story angle or Instagram shot. Either way, I got to explore a bit more of the world and check a few new places […]

My Obsession with Israel and Why Everyone Should Visit a “War Zone”

My Obsession with Israel and Why Everyone Should Visit a “War Zone”

In honor of my mom going to Israel for her 60th birthday (I couldn’t be more excited for her!), here’s a small tribute to the country outside of America I’ve spent the most time in and the only other place I’ve felt […]

Life Lessons from Warren Miller: Meeting a Mogul on his 90th Birthday

Life Lessons from Warren Miller: Meeting a Mogul on his 90th Birthday

There are certain moments in life you wouldn’t in your wildest dreams imagine putting on your bucket list. Celebrating Warren Miller’s 90th birthday with him? That was one of mine. Something I never could’ve seen coming. I don’t get star struck often. Without […]

Photographic Proof You Don't Need to Go Halfway Across the Globe for Epic Adventures

Photographic Proof You Don’t Need to Go Halfway Across the Globe for Epic Adventures

I’ve said plenty of times that people don’t live in Colorado for Denver, they live there for easy access to the mountains and as a base for adventure. While I love playing in the city, there’s nothing like getting outside, traversing nature and […]

The Good, The Bad, and the Super Weird in Japan

The Good, The Bad, and the Super Weird in Japan

The Good Culturally intriguing to me for years, the hustle and bustle of Japan is unlike anywhere else in the world. An interesting contrast of super modern and ultra conservative, I explored Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo to get a feel […]

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

One of the most iconic hikes in South America and one of the top 5 ranked treks in the world, the Inca Trail is an impressive mix of climate zones, topography and ancient history. But between 3 am wakeup calls […]

3 Things I Wish I knew Before Visiting Greece

3 Things I Wish I knew Before Visiting Greece

Greece is on almost everyone’s bucket list, but as a country that’s comprised of anywhere between 1400 and 10,000 islands depending on who you ask, how do you have any idea where to go or what to do? Let me […]