Summer is right around the corner and that means that thousands of eighth graders will be flocking to historical sites around the country. While you may have graduated from middle school, there is nothing holding you back from pursuing your own American History adventure. What’s better than visiting crucial sites [...]
Articles written by: Caroline Kellough
Texas is often given a bad rep in the other 49 states. With big cars, big people, and big guns, Texas is frequently overlooked when it comes to tourist destinations. I’m here to say that while Texas has its downfalls, it really is an experience all its own. So brush [...]
Traveling abroad with the one you like/tolerate/booty call regularly/love can be very revealing. Nothing tests new relationships like a week long backpacking trip, or a month-long trek through some exotic land. While the prospect of traveling with a potential mate can be intimidating and may end in disaster, it can [...]
The Pacific Northwest often gets a bad rep: home to several of America’s most infamous serial killers, hipsters around every corner, and let’s not forget the incessant drizzle. However, the PNW is also home to
Books can transport us to other worlds–I mean look at all those celebrity “Read” posters at your public library. There is almost nothing better than pairing the perfect book with the perfect vacation.
“I’m on vacation” is one of the most ridiculous phrases to enter American vocabulary. We act as if going on vacation alone gives us the rights to do whatever we want: eat our weight in French cheese, have two pastries for breakfast, or pay for sex.
Outdoorsy men are a dime a dozen these days. Show me a man with a beard, flannel, Toyota Tacoma, and a large dog and I’ll show you the meaning of cliché.
Due to a long winter in the Pacific Northwest and a lackadaisical work schedule, I have filled too much of my time watching “Locked Up Abroad”. While the rain dripped and the sun hid (for three straight weeks), “at least I’m not in Malaysian prison” I reassured myself.
The winter months can be intimidating when it comes to hiking and backpacking. While many of us head out to the slopes or trudge along on snowshoes, a few diehards take to the trails despite wind, rain, and snow.
Traveling alone or in a group can start to get boring after awhile, especially if you’ve created your own North American microcosm in your hotel room. One way to shake things up is to reach