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Happy Friday, friends! It’s an absolutely gorgeous day in San Diego – bright, warm sunshine mingled with an ever-so-slight crispness in the air that makes everything feel so fresh. It’s the kind of weather that makes me so happy. The other reason I’m happy is that 2015 is shaping up to be one AWESOME year on the travel front: I’ve got a few trips planned so far (Iceland, Ireland, and London to… Read More

The sight of the bleached skull shakes me from my stupor, as I spot it from the window of the truck’s cab. After miles and miles of barren desert, cactus skeletons, and the shimmering mirage of the sea in the remote distance, my eyes have started to glaze over. I am bored of playing games on my iPad, and have become a victim to the monotony of the landscape, drifting off into… Read More

This stunning sunrise greeted me on our last day at the campground in Baja California. As a San Diego native, I’m used to the sun setting into the ocean – not rising out of it! It was awe-inspiring to watch the golden orb slowly rise out of the blue waters and almost immediately begin to warm the earth; it was even more beautiful when framed through a giant cactus on the bluffs.