Mountains

Why Yes, You Can Be Picnicking By a Glacier in Alaska Before Lunchtime

Why Yes, You Can Be Picnicking By a Glacier in Alaska Before Lunchtime

Whether you think visiting Alaska in the winter is crazy awesome or just plain crazy (spoiler: it’s not that much colder than the lower 48), there’s a huge misconception that it’s crazy far away.

48 Hours in Tahoe South: OMG Food, Fun and Fresh Pow

48 Hours in Tahoe South: OMG Food, Fun and Fresh Pow

Most Coloradans don’t leave the state to ski, and why would you? We have 20+ resorts right here. But experiencing different mountains is the test of a true alpine lover. With direct flights from both Chicago and Denver, Tahoe South makes it easy to plan an epic ski weekend in Lake Tahoe.

The Ultimate Banff Itinerary – Four Iconic Parks in Five Days

The Ultimate Banff Itinerary – Four Iconic Parks in Five Days

Two provinces. Three girls. Four parks. Five days. If it sounds like a jigsaw puzzle figuring out this trip itinerary, I can assure you it was. Banff is on almost everyone’s bucket list and you could spend weeks combing through […]

Hike to a Secret Tribal Village in Taiwan: The Dali and Datong Villages Hidden Deep Within Taroko Gorge

Hike to a Secret Tribal Village in Taiwan: The Dali and Datong Villages Hidden Deep Within Taroko Gorge

With almost 25% of the population indigenous, Taiwan is rich with tribal culture. There are 16 tribes spread around the country, six of which can be found in the Hualien area.

10+ Epic Colorado Winter Activities Beyond the Slopes

10+ Epic Colorado Winter Activities Beyond the Slopes

It’s no secret that winter is not my favorite season. While most of my friends are busy racking up ski days and vertical feet like it’s going out of style, I’m counting down the days until summer returns and wondering […]

The Best Day Trips from Denver

The Best Day Trips from Denver

It’s no secret I have itchy feet syndrome bad. In fact, if I’m in the same place for too long, I start to experience the same symptoms as withdrawal –irritability, restlessness, trouble sleeping. While I love culture and will always […]

Where the Locals Eat: Colorado Ski Town Edition

Where the Locals Eat: Colorado Ski Town Edition

Colorado ski resorts are notoriously expensive. With lift tickets running upwards of $100-150 a day, you’ll want to budget wherever you can. Be a savvy traveler and refuse to pay tourist prices at the see and be seen restaurants in […]

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 starstruck often. Without name-dropping, […]

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 wake up […]