Zion National Park 2022

Zion National Park is one of the most visited parks in the United States. It’s a picturesque park park with landscapes and panoramic views that are hard to beat. So beautiful, I can’t… Continue reading

Page, Arizona, and The Mighty Colorado River

Page, Arizona, maybe relatively unknown to most people. But, for the adventure seekers and the outdoor enthusiast, it’s the gate way to so many beautiful locations. Lake Powel, The Wave, Antelope Canyon and… Continue reading

Monument Valley

Hollywood has made hundreds of westerns depicting the life of the American cowboy. And, none made a greater impact in this genre than John Wayne. If you try to recollect the landscape of… Continue reading

Grand Canyon

Summer is upon us and I had plans on enjoying the sun and sand before the summer crowds. My itinerary was set for an eight day slow paced drive through the Florida Keys.… Continue reading

Red Rock Canyon State Park, CA

It’s my opinion that all the western states have a Red Rock Canyon State Park. California is among those states. Although, the California park is much less known than the others, even to… Continue reading

Arenales Canyon Adventure

Puerto Rico has a number of activities that will quench your thirst for adventure. El Yunque National Park is the top destination for the adventurous visitors and it was my first choice as… Continue reading

The West Coast Experience – Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is relatively a small island but it has multiple regions that do stand apart from each other. The west coast of the island is known for its slow pace vibe and… Continue reading

San Juan, Puerto Rico

My hopes of the pandemic diminishing its hold on life were to optimistic. The Omicron variant is raging throughout the world which complicated my plans. I had planned on starting the year off… Continue reading

Photographic Travel Review of 2021

The year 2021 has been another interesting year. Covid still dominated life around the world but travel was relaxed a bit in some corners of the world. Vaccines were introduced to the masses… Continue reading

Hawaii, the Big Island

After spending five days in the shadow of high-rises on the sands of Waikiki, I wanted to spend time on the more rugged island of Hawaii. The high-rises were replaced by volcanoes and… Continue reading

Oahu, Hawaii

Hawaii was one of the most popular destinations prior to Covid and, when it re-opened, the islands where over-run with visitors this past summer. It played a part in the rise of Covid… Continue reading

National Parks of the World

In the time of Covid, I’ve visited 9 U.S. national parks in 8 months and it made me wonder. In all my travels around the world, how many national parks have I visited?… Continue reading

Expedition Southern Idaho

The road trip is the preferred holiday during the pandemic. The national parks are bulging at the seams with visitors this summer. It’s hard to enjoy the outdoors when there are more people… Continue reading

Grand Teton National Park

My visit to the Grand Teton National Park didn’t start well. I arrived in the Jackson Hole, Wyoming, area before noon and the skies were gray and threatened to rain. I wasn’t going… Continue reading

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is the world’s first national park and it definitely deserves that distinction. There are many videos and literature about the park and it’s not hard to get a good idea of what… Continue reading

My American Road Odyssey 2021

The pandemic has affected travel and life in general in so many negative ways. From economic loss to cabin fever, 2020 and 2021 have been a challenge. Travel has come to a stand… Continue reading

Pinnacles National Park – West Entrance

Pinnacles National Park is one of those rare parks where you can’t drive from one end to the other. Unfortunately, the park is divided by the pinnacles its named after. The view of… Continue reading

Pinnacles National Park – East Entrance

There are some travelers and hikers who set out to visit and/or hike every national park in America. We’re lucky, our country is blessed with so many beautiful national parks. Even foreigners make… Continue reading

Zabriskie Point Trail

One of the iconic spots in Death Valley National Park is Zanbriskie Point. From the viewpoint, you can see the mounds that remind me of strawberry and vanilla ice cream swirls. It’s an… Continue reading

Death Valley 2021

There are many national parks that one can travel to in the western United States. One that usually doesn’t come to mind is Death Valley. The name itself isn’t very welcoming and the… Continue reading

Detained

Travel is such a wonderful experience. Most go for the leisure type of holidays, filled with days of lounging at the beach or poolside with a drink, spending time sight seeing and shopping.… Continue reading

My Top 20 Unique Travel Experiences

There is so much to see and do in the world and in my position, as a part-time traveler, I’ve just touched a small portion. With that said, I’ve still experienced some amazing… Continue reading

Photographic Travel Review of 2020

2020 has been a year like no other. The Covid19 pandemic has affected all of our lives in so many ways. Non-essential travel has come to a standstill to curve the spread of… Continue reading

Utah’s Mighty 5 Road Trip

Covid19 has put a hold on international travel but it hasn’t put a hold on all travel. The United States is such a large country with so many diverse regions it is an… Continue reading

Kolob Canyons – Zion National Park

Zion National Park is one of the most visited parks and it’s definitely one of my favorites. I’ve actually visited Zion about a half dozen times. They’ve all been to the valley and… Continue reading

Canyonlands National Park

People travel to Arches National Park and visit Canyonlands National Park out of convenience. The two parks are about 30 minutes apart, and yes, it’s very convenient. If you do the same, you’ll… Continue reading

Arches National Park

Arches National Park has been one of my dream destination for a while. The distance has been the barrier for my visit. My road trips tend to be shorter than a normal vacation… Continue reading

Capitol Reef National Park

I had seen the signs along Highway 15 to a  park I had never heard of before, Capital Reef National Park, on my many trips to Zion National Park. The name sounds like… Continue reading

Utah’s Scenic Highway 12

Utah is a land of panoramic vistas and stunning landscapes famous for its national parks. You have to travel a great distance to see them all. And, that’s what I did on my… Continue reading

Devil’s Garden, Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument

The previous day was the hardest day I’ve ever had, hiking seventeen miles into Coyote Gulch. Today would be a day of recovery, one in which rehydrating my body would take priority. This… Continue reading

Hamblin Arch, Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument

Grand staircase – Escalante National Monument is yet a National Park but I think it will be soon. The park has one of a kind beauty and amazing hikes. Take highway 12 from… Continue reading

Bryce Canyon National Park

  Travel has been suspended during the pandemic and it definitely is for me. International travel is a definite no but I have reevaluated my stance on domestic travel. I think the domestic… Continue reading

Surf and Turf, a Hiking tale

Hiking isn’t anything new for the adventurous. Trails crisscross through hills and mountains throughout the world to the delight of hikers. Some trails parallel coastlines but lack the challenge of the hills. In… Continue reading

Hollywood Sign Hike

  Millions of people travel to Southern California each year. They come to see Disneyland, the beaches, and to walk among the stars of Hollywood along the walk of fame. Also, they come… Continue reading

A Mid-Summer Jaunt

  With travel at a stand still, we’ve all had to make sacrifices. Adventure has been one of those things I’ve had to live without. I’ve had to quench my sense of adventure… Continue reading

Covid Chronicles, Home is Were the Hike is

Travel has been paused but that doesn’t mean you can’t have adventure. You just have to have a little imagination and, if your lucky, some hillsides in your backyard. Luckily for me, my… Continue reading