July 23, 2017

Discovering Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming

A handful of horses graze in the shadow of Devils Tower National Monument in eastern Wyoming.

It’s a loose analogy but I think it works: if northeastern Wyoming is like a set of washboard abs, then Devils Tower National Monument is like an outie bellybutton.


In and Around Manchester, Vermont: 4 (More) Things to Love

View of Vermont's green mountains from Manchester

One of the things I miss most about living on the East Coast is escaping to Manchester, Vermont for a long holiday weekend.


The Best of Bremerton, Washington

The Olympic Mountains viewed from Bremerton

Despite not being often considered as a tourist destination, Bremerton is definitely worth exploring for a few hours or half a day if you’re visiting Seattle or the Puget Sound area.


Solo Travel Roadtrip: Finding a Cheap One-Way Car Rental

One-way car rental

It takes a little bit of work but you really can find an affordable one-way car rental–you simply have to get creative and approach the process from different angles. Spend a little extra time and energy upfront and you’ll spend less money in the long run. Here are my top three tips for saving big on a one-way car rental:


Chihuly Garden and Glass: A Clear Seattle Favorite


Opened in May 2012, Chihuly Garden and Glass is already a top tourist attraction, quickly eclipsing its more established neighbors like the iconic Space Needle as one of the most highly recommended things to do in Seattle.