The Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles

If you’ve never been to the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, I highly suggest you take the time to check it out. Not only is it an awesome attraction where you can see a lot of really interesting exhibits on space observation and exploration, but it also features incredible views of downtown Los Angeles and the Hollywood Hills.


Inspiring Traveler Interview- Brenna from This Battered Suitcase

I’m excited to announce that today’s post is an interview with Brenna Holeman from This Battered Suitcase. Originally from Canada, Brenna traveled the world solo for ten years and visited nearly 90 countries. She is currently living in London pursuing her writing career. She has an absolutely wonderful blog that exists to inspire others to live life to the fullest and get out there and explore the world.

You can check out her blog and read all about her adventures at

Wanderlust Wednesday: Patagonia

It’s Wanderlust Wednesday again, and today we’re going to take a trip to the rugged, beautiful landscape that is Patagonia. Located in the area that covers the Southernmost tip of South America, the Patagonia region is an area shared by both Argentina and Chile, with the Andes mountain range as its dividing line.

Food to Take Hiking With You

If you’re planning on going hiking, you’re going to want to make sure you bring the proper gear and provisions along with you. If you’re going on a short day hike, you can get away with nothing but a water bottle and a pair of athletic shoes, but if your hike is going to last you half a day, a full day, or overnight, you’re going to want to really think and prepare properly for your outing.

To Tour Group or Not to Tour Group? That is the Question.

There are many styles of travel, and different styles are right for different people. If you haven’t done much traveling yourself, you might be wondering which one is best for you. There really is no right answer that fits all, so you have to look at your personality, your destination, and what you want to get out of your trip to decide which option is right for you. Today we’ll explore the pros and cons of traveling with a tour group as opposed to a more autonomous style of travel.

Wanderlust Wednesday: Tanzania

Africa has been on my mind a lot lately, as I think about places I would like to visit in my quest to see as much of the world as possible. I haven’t yet been anywhere on the African continent, and frankly, that’s a shame. One place I would definitely like to visit someday is the beautiful African country of Tanzania, and the focus of this week’s Wanderlust Wednesday.