Visiting Big Bend National Park

In late September my family and I did a road trip from DFW down to Big Bend National Park. Big Bend is one of the largest National Parks at 1,252 sq miles, and also one of the least visited, likely because it’s pretty remote.   To put the size into perspective, Bryce Canyon National Park is…

Zion National Park

I was in Vegas for a conference, so after that ended I picked up a rental car. Before starting the 3 hour drive to Zion, I wanted to detour to see the Seven Magic Mountains, an outdoor art installation about an hour south of The Strip. I had first seen pictures of it on Instagram…

Solo Travel

A year ago, I traveled solo for the first time. Now, I don’t mean just flying by my own, I mean I was completely solo, on vacation, in a foreign country for 2.5 days. It was a really empowering experience, so I decided I wanted to do it again this year. This time, I was…