Cruising Lake Tahoe

While we were staying in South Lake Tahoe, we did a sunset cruise on the Safari Rose through Tahoe Cruises. Tahoe Cruises has a sunset cruise that offers appetizers with unlimited beer, wine, and champagne. The Safari Rose departed from Ski Run Marina in South Lake Tahoe, which is only a few minutes away from Heavenly Village. […]

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Yosemite National Park

We dedicated two days to sightseeing in Yosemite National Park. We didn’t stay within the grounds of the national park, but instead in Mariposa. Mariposa is around 1 hour away from the park, but depends upon the traffic and whether or not there is ongoing construction that could cause lengthy delays on the one lane […]

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A Taste of Napa’s Wine Country

After many years of dreaming about it, I recently traveled to California for my first time ever. My partner and I rented a car in San Francisco and drove to Napa valley for a day of wine tastings. We used City Rent a Car, but we also recommend Enterprise. We purchased the priority wine pass, […]

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Road Trip to Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon

While I was in Las Vegas, NV for a conference, I visited 2 of Utah’s 5 National Parks, Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. We first started at Zion National Park. It immediately reminded me of my trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, however I felt the landscape was more […]

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A Quick Tour of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead

While I was in Las Vegas, Nevada for a work conference, I visited the Hoover Dam on a half day tour. Early in the morning, we left Las Vegas on a coach bus and visited Lake Mead, which is the U.S.’ largest reservoir. The man-made lake in Nevada generates hydro-electricity and distributes water to itself and […]

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Nostalgic for Seville

While looking through photos of my time solo-backpacking in southern Spain/Portugal, I grew quite nostalgic about my time in the magical city of Seville and became inspired to write. My trip to Seville was too brief in comparison to the amount of time I have spent in other parts of Spain such as, Barcelona, Madrid, […]

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