For every sandwich you buy, this sandwich shop donates one to feed those in need

While I was in Boise last year, I came across a sandwich shop that I instantly fell in love with for two reasons: the sandwiches taste good and the company donates a sandwich for every one it sells. My friend suggested going to Even Stevens in part because of its social mission. I was happy… More For every sandwich you buy, this sandwich shop donates one to feed those in need

Why purchasing an annual National Park pass was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made

Investing in an annual National Park pass was something that had been floating around in my mind for a couple of years. But it wasn’t until I found myself at Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico in 2017 that I finally decided to purchase one. Entrance fees to national parks typically range from $10 to… More Why purchasing an annual National Park pass was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made

How I went on a one-week road trip and visited 3 national parks on less than $500

Earlier this month I went on a one-week road trip through four states where my brother, friend and I visited three national parks and a few other places. And we did it all in less than $500 per person! Driving to Zion National Park Somewhere along The Narrows, Zion National Park Beautiful sunset at Joshua… More How I went on a one-week road trip and visited 3 national parks on less than $500

Why I visited one of America’s most violent cities and what it was like

A couple of weeks ago, I heard an ad on the radio for an Amtrak offer that was impossible to refuse: $66 for a one-way ticket to Albuquerque, New Mexico. I was sold. New Mexico wasn’t a state on my bucket list, but taking an Amtrak train was. I’ve flown, bused, and driven in the United… More Why I visited one of America’s most violent cities and what it was like

Destination appreciation: Mission San Juan Capistrano

Orange County has really begun to pique my interest lately. I’m not entirely sure why… maybe it’s because it’s a quick getaway from LA right in Southern California. Whatever the case, three destinations in the OC made it on my 2016 bucket list. One of them was Mission San Juan Capistrano, which I was able… More Destination appreciation: Mission San Juan Capistrano