It has been about 10 months since I first started doing one month long Airbnb rentals to explore different states/cities. One of the main questions I get is how I choose my next location to explore so I’m going to take some time to dig into my thought process around that. There are a fewContinue reading “CHOOSING A NEXT VACATION OR ADVENTURE”


I was hiking over the weekend with some friends and one of them asked how heavy my backpack was. I proceeded to take off my backpack to let them hold it and they were surprised by the weight! For summer day hikes, I carry the same black backpack whether the hike is shorter or longContinue reading “SUMMER DAY HIKE PACK ESSENTIALS”


It’s been about two and a half weeks since I’ve been back from Alaska but some how my Alaska adventures feel like a lifetime ago. Looking back now I feel like I lived a completely different life there, like I was a different person somehow. I stepped out of my comfort zone to make friends,Continue reading “GROWING”


Something new I’ve added to my routine since I’ve been in Alaska is a daily after work hike. After work hikes have never been a convenient option for me in Denver due to my proximity to the mountains. I’d go on walks or runs in my area but it’s not quite the same as venturingContinue reading “SMALL CHANGES”


They say Alaska is the state that is always trying to kill you. It’s vast and wild and filled with big animals and tough people. Only 20% of Alaska is accessible by roads and less than 1% of Alaska is inhabited (source). Alaska takes you from sea level to North America’s tallest peak, Mt. DenaliContinue reading “NEW TERRAIN”