July 31, 2015

It’s Official: I’m On Hiatus

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These days, I talk about this blog in the past tense. That makes me sad. “I used to blog,” I tell the curious. Some are content with that brief response whereas others prod for more. “My blog was called ‘Wanderlust for One,’” I’d say when they asked. “I wrote about solo travel.” Except these days, I don’t travel as much… [Keep reading…]

 

A Summer Without Travel

Seattle Skyline

It’s taken me a while to process, but I’m finally at peace about the fact that it’s been a summer without travel.

 

Among Ghosts and Giants: Muir Woods National Monument

At Muir Woods National Monument

In Muir Woods National Monument, with its towering coastal redwoods as monuments to the trees themselves and to the conservation movement, I stood among ghosts and giants.

 

Weekend Intelligence {08.18.2013}

Waking up in Little Yosemite Valley

Weekend Intelligence spotlights interesting, informative, inspiring, or infuriating travel-related reads from around the web. This week: prepping for outdoor adventures!

 

Virgin Islands National Park: Hiking the Reef Bay Trail

Reef Bay, St. John

A great way to get familiar with the landscape, flora, and fauna of U.S. national parks is to take a guided hike or walk offered through the National Park Service (NPS).

 

Failing Forward in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park in California

It’s taken over a year to really sink in: I’ve backpacked Yosemite National Park. Thousands–maybe millions–of people have already accomplished that feat, so what makes the fact that I’ve done it so special?

 

Weekend Intelligence {08.11.2013}

Reading

Weekend Intelligence spotlights interesting, informative, inspiring, or infuriating travel-related reads from around the web. This week: good books and more.