Portland, Oregon: Our 48-Hour Adventure

Have you ever been so in love with a city that you get a sense of urgency to move there within hours of arriving? Well, that's how I felt back in 2012 when I first stepped foot in Portland, Oregon. Upon visiting this eclectic city again last month, I was reminded of all the good things about Portland: great breweries, extraordinary artwork, exceptionally healthy restaurants (and bars) and forested scenic views.

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Traveling to San Diego: Nothing But Great Summer Vibes

California is one of my favorite places to visit during the summer. There’s nothing better than walking along the sandy beaches, exploring the great outdoors and eating fresh seafood. For 4th of July weekend and a birthday celebration, Matt and I headed down to San Diego, California. We had the most amazing time hiking to Potato Chip Rock, eating delicious seafood, and paddle boarding in the bay.

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Hiking to Charleston Peak: How We Escaped the Summer Heat

Hiking in the heat is probably the last thing Vegas locals want to do in the summer. To stay cool, people often stay indoors, whether it’d be their homes, restaurants or one of the casinos in the Las Vegas valley. But my boyfriend, Matt, and I had something else in mind. We decided to venture off to the chilliest mountain in Clark County, Nevada – Charleston Peak.

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3 Incredible Days in Havasupai Arizona

Backpacking to Havasupai is one journey I’ll never forget. I spent three days climbing up and  down the red sandy hills of the Grand Canyon, swimming in the blue-green water of the Havasu Creek and hanging out with 23 awesome individuals.

I have been itching to see the magical falls of Havasupai since last year. When I got invited by a fellow adventurer,  I gladly said YES

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Angels Landing: One Magneficent Hike

Angels Landing is one of the sought out hiking trails in Zion National Park. Almost every traveler and hiker, who’s near Utah, tend to make a day trip to hike the Angels Landing - and I can understand why. Angels Landing is by far, one of the hardest trails I’ve ever hiked. It was challenging, thrilling and breathtaking. 

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A Wondrous Trip to El Nido, Palawan - Part II

My family and I went on an island hopping group tour with Islanen Outdoors. We had a tour guide, a life guard and a captain with us. All were all very accommodating and very knowledgeable. They presented everyone on the boat informative facts about each island. More importantly, they gave us useful environmental tips to preserve the natural conditions of the islands.

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