Near & Far

Beach, Please: Why Corpus Christi Should Be Your Next Gulf Coast Getaway

Beach, Please: Why Corpus Christi Should Be Your Next Gulf Coast Getaway

Corpus Christi can seem a little anticlimactic upon arrival because unlike most beach towns, there’s no obvious boardwalk or touristy area. It’s enormous and encompasses multiple beaches, cities, and habitats. Once you get a lay of the land and stop to marvel at just how massive it truly is, you’ll begin to appreciate just how much room you have to play.

Uncover the Best of Texas on a Scavenger Hunt Through Baytown

Uncover the Best of Texas on a Scavenger Hunt Through Baytown

A place for experiential travelers to check some unique items off their bucket list, this waterfront city is a literal treasure trove of attractions from annual grape stomps to legal drag racing.

What Can’t You Do (or Eat) in Spokane?

What Can’t You Do (or Eat) in Spokane?

Spokane is one of those cities you don’t hear a lot about. In fact, you could say it’s unspoken, really. But as Washington’s second largest city (after Seattle), it’s one of those places that under promises and over delivers.

10 Unmissable Photo Ops in Arizona (Plus Insider Tips for Shooting and Visiting!)

10 Unmissable Photo Ops in Arizona (Plus Insider Tips for Shooting and Visiting!)

While most people think of the desert as barren flatland or dusty sand as far as the eye can see, that’s hardly an accurate picture. You may not know it, but Northern Arizona used to be completely volcanic, which actually […]

Southeast Texas...A Northerner's First (and Unabashedly Raw) Take

Southeast Texas…A Northerner’s First (and Unabashedly Raw) Take

For anyone born outside of Texas, Texas comes with a lot of stereotypes and to be honest, is the butt of many jokes. Unless you’re from the there, it’s hard to truly understand their intense “Texas Forever” pride (despite being […]

Take a Trip to the Real Life Wisteria Lane in The Woodlands, Texas

Take a Trip to the Real Life Wisteria Lane in The Woodlands, Texas

A masterfully planned community broken down into meticulously designed subdivisions, the Woodlands is a 28,000-acre Pleasantville about 20 minutes north of Houston.

Mackinac Island – Nature with a Slice of Nostalgia

Mackinac Island – Nature with a Slice of Nostalgia

An island trapped in time between the Upper and Lower Peninsula in Michigan, the tiny landmass is only reachable by ferry from either side of the mainland. Known as the jewel of the Great Lakes, what really makes Mackinac Island special is it’s a completely car-free experience.

How to Hit Every Possible Instagram Hotspot in NYC in 48 Hours (With Interactive Map!)

How to Hit Every Possible Instagram Hotspot in NYC in 48 Hours (With Interactive Map!)

I frequently joke that I plan my life around feeding time. In New York, I really did. Some call it the Big Apple. To me, it’s a big, gluttonous smorgasbord. A place of insane overindulgence where everything from your wildest […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Traveling in Thailand

The Dos and Don’ts of Traveling in Thailand

Thailand is undeniably one of the most popular places to visit (and one of my favorite countries!). Despite its long-standing history as a travel hotspot, it remains one of the world’s most wondrous destinations. With that being said, there are […]

The Most Epic, Offbeat Adventures You Never Knew You Could Have in America

The Most Epic, Offbeat Adventures You Never Knew You Could Have in America

If you’ve ever Googled adventure activities in the USA, you usually come up with the same lame list of hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, etc. Not that these outdoor activities aren’t fun or bucket list worthy, but you can do them […]