A Heavenly Sunrise at Garden of the Gods, Colorado

An Early Start to the Colorado Park Bright and early doesn’t is an understatement to how the day starts. Waking up at 4:30 AM is not ideal, but my excitement about the sunrise at Garden of the Gods keeps me from hitting the snooze button. With coffee in hand I am ready to go. ItContinue reading “A Heavenly Sunrise at Garden of the Gods, Colorado”

Everything You Need to Know About Hiking the Skyline Trail in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Hiking the Skyline Trail at Mt. Rainier National Park It’s going to be one hill of a day The Skyline Trail at Mount Rainier is unreal. The day begins earlier than I would have liked. My alarm goes off at 4:30. The strong urge to snooze is sedated by my realization that I get toContinue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Hiking the Skyline Trail in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington”

How to Have a Wild Summer Adventure Around Park City, Utah in Only 3 Days

“Unfortunately, we didn’t know that once you get to the park it is a bit of a drive to the arches.The original plan is to go to Turret Arch because it is rumored to have the best views of the sunrise. However, plans often change. The Turret Arch was about an hour drive from our location. There simply wasn’t time. We suddenly, after getting about two hours of sleep became wide away. We had entered a race to see the sunrise.”

’10 Things I Hate About You’ Nostalgic Spots 90s Kids Will Love in Tacoma, Washington

Best Places in Tacoma Washington for ’10 Things I Hate About You’ Fans to Visit Calling all 90s kids. If you grew up around low rise jeans, Brittany Spears, and shopping at Limited Too you probably know this movie too. Born in 1997, I grew up watching ’10 Things I Hate About You’ and afterContinue reading “’10 Things I Hate About You’ Nostalgic Spots 90s Kids Will Love in Tacoma, Washington”

Sunrises, Sunsets, & a Starry Night Sky in Hilton Head, South Carolina

The sunrises, sunsets, and starry night sky in Hilton Head, South Carolina is unlike any other. While on vacation in Hilton Head, South Carolina my favorite thing to photograph by far were the sunrises, sunsets, and starry night sky on the beach. All of my images are shot on a Canon 5D Mark IV usingContinue reading “Sunrises, Sunsets, & a Starry Night Sky in Hilton Head, South Carolina”

Beach, Bikes, & Summer Nights. How to Have a Safe & Fun Vacation in Hilton Head During a Pandemic.

Cue the fireworks! Happy Fourth of July Week! It is America’s birthday the day we arrived in South Carolina for a Hilton Head Vacation. No sooner had I settled in my room did I hear the distant pop of fireworks on the beach. (Yes, we bought matching Fourth of July Old Navy t-shirts.) Although thisContinue reading “Beach, Bikes, & Summer Nights. How to Have a Safe & Fun Vacation in Hilton Head During a Pandemic.”

How to have a COVID-Friendly Cozy Mountain Escape at Lake Lure, NC

After three months cooped up at home since the beginning of the virus outbreak, visiting Lake Lure for vacation is a breath of fresh air. Fresh mountain air that is. As the roads begin to wind and the air temperature cools by a few degrees I know we are getting close. I travel with myContinue reading “How to have a COVID-Friendly Cozy Mountain Escape at Lake Lure, NC”

30 Iconic Foods You Can Only Find in America

Growing up in Whiteville, North Carolina I am no stranger to classic American cuisine, but anywhere else in the world much of food I grew up on is unheard of. I didn’t realize certain foods were American until I left the States and couldn’t find them. There is a lot of candy, casseroles, cuisines myContinue reading “30 Iconic Foods You Can Only Find in America”

How to Spend Three Days Celebrating Christmas in Walnut Cove, North Carolina

When you begin to see rustic red barns, wrap around porches, and large fields with grazing cattle you have made it to Walnut Cove, North Carolina. Walnut Cove is a quaint mountain town where the tea is sweet and the accents thick with a southern twang. Located nearby Winston-Salem and Hanging Rock State Park WalnutContinue reading “How to Spend Three Days Celebrating Christmas in Walnut Cove, North Carolina”

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