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Travel Related Book Recommendations

I’ve been an avid reader since I was a young boy. I was (and still am) a strong introvert, and so I spent (and spend!) a lot of time on my own. Books have always been my window to the world. A few years ago I started reading books about travel – not just city […]

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A First-Time Camper in America’s National Parks

Although I’m a city dweller, I’ve always been drawn to the wide-open spaces and peaceful beauty that can be found in America’s National Park Service sites. Last summer I planned a trip to two US National Parks, and decided to camp out as opposed to staying in a lodge or hotel. Although I was a […]

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Haleakalā National Park

I never thought that I’d feel so close to getting frostbite in Hawaii – but it happened on our trip to Haleakalā National Park. The peak is cold, windy and the weather is raw. Despite the cold, I’d do this trip again in a heartbeat. My expectations for our excursion to watch the sun rise […]

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