Solo Travel: A California Road Trip

Solo Travel: A California Road Trip

Sometimes you just need to getaway for a little bit. Whether you need a break from a stressful job or just some time away from the everyday routine, hitting the open road can be just the thing you’re looking for. I do like a good road trip, and when I need a little getaway taking a drive is my go…

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Myanmar's Balloon Festival

Myanmar’s Balloon Festival

The Balloon Festival in Myanmar might be one of the coolest things I’ve ever been to. It was a such a crazy and unique experience, and one that I’ll never forget. What is the Balloon Festival? The Balloon Festival is a seven day celebration at the end of the rainy season, and culminates on the first full moon of the…

A Guide to Trekking Myanmar

A Guide to Trekking Myanmar

Trekking in Myanmar is becoming quite a popular way to see the rural parts of the country. It is definitely a wonderful, interesting, and eye opening experience. If you like hiking and the outdoors it is an awesome thing to do on your trip. You will hike through the mountains and countryside, from town to town with a guide who…

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Car Camping Essentials

15 Car Camping Essentials

Car camping might be one of my favorite kinds of trips. It’s an easy and accessible way to get out into nature and to get out of town. Some of my favorite trips have been car camping in Yosemite, Zion, and Sequoia National Parks. But you can car camp in campgrounds all over the US as well as any national…

exploring the temples of Bagan Myanmar

Exploring the Temples of Bagan Myanmar

The ancient city of Bagan is located pretty much in the center of Myanmar along the Irrawaddy river. During the 11th to 13th centuries over 10,000 temples, pagodas, and monasteries were built in the plains, of those about 2,2000 still stand today. The old city is now an archaeological zone and an amazing place to explore. We got into New…

Solo Travel for Beginners

Solo Travel For Beginners

I’m not going to lie, I’m kind of a beginner at solo travel. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve traveled quite a bit, but I haven’t done a ton of solo travel. I always end up taking trips with friends, family, or my boyfriend Rob. But last February I took a road trip by myself, to sort of recenter myself. And…

A Myanmar Beach Adventure

A Myanmar Beach Adventure {Part 2}

Going to the coast of Myanmar was one of the coolest things we did there. If you have read the first part of our beach adventure you should definitely go check it out. After spending a couple days hanging around the little resort town of Ngwe Saung we ventured up the coast via motorbike taxi for a little change of…

A Myanmar Beach Adventure

A Myanmar Beach Adventure {Part 1}

It was a sunny afternoon in Yangon Myanmar when we decided we should head for the coast. My boyfriend Rob, my friend Lauren, and I went to the front desk of our hostel and asked if we could purchase bus tickets for the next morning to go to the beach. Where would you like to go, he asked. It didn’t…

Yosemite Camping Trip

Literally Dirty Thirty – A Yosemite Camping Trip

I turned thirty this past weekend in Yosemite. Thirty is kind of a big birthday, and while some people may mourn the end of their twenties I am welcoming thirty with open arms. I feel like I spent the entire decade of my twenties in a cycle of trial and error. Not that I regret any of those trials or…

five adventures to have in Myanmar

5 Adventures to have in Myanmar

If you are looking for adventure and to explore someplace off the beaten track in Southeast Asia, Myanmar is the place to go. Myanmar’s tourism industry is not as developed as places like Thailand, but it is growing. Which is why now would be the time to go see this amazing country. Since the country only opened up to western…