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10 Reasons You Should Visit Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree National Park, located in Southern California, is a vast and beautiful area of land straddling two deserts – the Mojave and Colorado. Here are ten great reasons you should visit Joshua Tree! The famous Joshua Tree – the twisted, bristled, unique Joshua Trees (Yucca brevifolia) are ubiquitous throughout the park. Great hikes for all …

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Why You Should Visit Pokhara, Nepal

  Why You Should Visit Pokhara, Nepal Here’s why you should visit magical Pokhara, Nepal. It’s got it all – lots of adventurous activities, great food, and accommodations to fit all budgets; but what it really has is MOUNTAINS! Sitting with a beer beside Lake Phewa and watching the clouds roll across the snowcapped Himalayas …

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A Guide to Spending a Free Weekend in Chicago

The city of Chicago is a beautiful place to visit (or live)! It can be expensive to visit all the iconic museums and restaurants, but there are lots of ways to spend a free weekend in Chicago. Below is a list of museums, parks, and attractions that are free to the public. Museums & Galleries …

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Kenyan Safari Animal Sighting Checklist

If you are going on safari in Kenya, you’ll want this animal sighting checklist. The Big Five The Big Five phrase was originally coined by big game hunters – they are the five hardest animals to hunt on foot, not the largest animals of the savanna. Safari companies and conservationists have adopted the phrase to …

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How to Travel Well with Friends

Traveling with friends can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your relationship, but it can also be difficult if you have different travel styles. When things go wrong it makes for a hilarious story later – especially if you’re reminiscing over cocktails. Very rarely do things go so wrong that your friendship will …

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The Essential Guide to Shopping in Kathmandu

This is the essential guide to shopping in Kathmandu. This list includes many fair-trade, quality, and upscale boutiques with handmade items. This is not going to be a guide to Thamel (the largest commercial district in Kathmandu). Thamel is a backpacker’s haven and fun to walk through for a few hours. If you must do …

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