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Behind the Curtain: August 2016

Tweet I’ve come to look forward to these monthly posts about what I’m into beyond travel because there’s so much more to my life than where I go, despite the fact that it’s something I love. It’s funny how many people respond with their obsessions or agree with mine! As with last month, I’m sharing […]

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Photo Friday: Mobile, Alabama

Tweet Alabama may conjure images of Forrest Gump and the like, but the state is more diverse than most people realize. If you’ve ever visited coastal Mobile, you might feel as though you’re in New Orleans or Savannah. The row houses and bougainvillea evoke similar images. First settled as a fort in 1702, the French, […]

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Planning a Trip to Yellowstone and Grand Tetons National Parks

Tweet Generations of travelers from far and wide have made their way to the northwestern corner of Wyoming for over 100 years. Perhaps the most well known of our National Parks System, Yellowstone and Grand Tetons national parks are only a few hours apart, making them easily bundled together into one trip. It’s the run-ins […]

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Travel Writing Round Up [August 2016]

Tweet If you saw the last few editions of Travel Writing Round Up, welcome back! A lot are repeats from last month, but new posts are denoted with stars. I have checked all the links to ensure that they are still valid, but please let me know if I have missed one. I’ve also created an open Google […]

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A Beer Lover’s Guide to Colorado

Tweet When my sister and I decided to fly in and out of Denver and rent a car to go to Wyoming, we knew that one of the top priorities was visiting the glorious breweries that call the state home. It’s only been in the last few years that I’ve gotten really into craft beer […]

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On Respecting Our National Parks

Tweet The past six months have been ripe with stories of idiocy in the American National Parks System. At Yellowstone alone, there was the Chinese tourist fined for collecting water from the thermal springs, the Canadian YouTubers who went off the path at Grand Prismatic, the American man who died falling into the Norris Geyser […]

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Photo Friday: Mormon Row, Grand Tetons, Wyoming

Tweet Like many parts of the West, the area now known as the Grand Tetons were settled by followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the late 1800s. They started homesteads in what became Jackson (Wyoming) with plenty of room for their large families. Community was important to these people, so […]

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A City Girl’s Weekend in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Tweet The first stop on my sister and I’s national park road trip was Jackson Hole, Wyoming. I had no idea what to expect, but my sister spent two weeks in the town in 2010, the same year that I took a similar trip that would change my life. She stayed with childhood friends of […]

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Travel Writing Round Up [July 2016]

Tweet If you saw the last few editions of Travel Writing Round Up, welcome back! A lot are repeats from last month, but new posts are denoted with stars. I have checked all the links to ensure that they are still valid, but please let me know if I have missed one. I’ve also created an open Google […]

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Behind the Curtain: July 2016

Tweet I’ve come to look forward to these monthly posts about what I’m into beyond travel because there’s so much more to my life than where I go, despite the fact that it’s something I love. It’s funny how many people respond with their obsessions or agree with mine! As with last month, I’m sharing […]

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