If you’ve ever Google searched or read about Yosemite National Park, you’ll know that two of the biggest, and most visited, landmarks are El Capitan and Half Dome. (If not, you know now!) On average, 4.5 million people flock to the park every year to catch a glimpse of these natural wonders. But what about the overlooked gems we so easily scurry past in our hasty rush to The Valley?Continue reading “Yosemite in November: A Hidden Gem”
I don’t remember the first time I saw the ocean, paddled my feet in its frothing foam. I don’t remember the first time it sang its sweet lullaby of crashing waves to me. Years later, despite being a “land-dwelling” human, I am still insatiably drawn to the ocean, as so many of us are. Its tides, movements, and sheer size simultaneously stimulate my imagination and sooth my nervous system.Continue reading “My Blue Therapy: Positive Effects of Blue Space on Mental Health”
Who doesn’t want to look good, feel good, and do good? There’s a simple solution to helping our planet and it could be the very reason I decide to stay in England forever:
Charity Shops.Continue reading “How To Save The Planet And Spice Up Your Wardrobe In One Easy Step”
Doe-eyed, like the animals we were hoping to see, we ogled at the park ranger in front of us. “There’s only one campsite available tonight,” she said to a line of four cars.
It was 7:30 in the morning and most of us had dragged ourselves from the warmth of our sleeping bags 3 hours prior just to secure a spot of dirt for sleeping – AKA camping – at one of the best national parks in the country.Continue reading “Camping Glacier National Park: One Site, Nine People, and Huckleberry Jam”
Do you want to get paid just for having a conversation with someone in your native language? Do you enjoy learning about different cultures from around the world? Are you interested in meeting new people? With iTalki, all of this is possible! It’s perfect to earn some extra cash, or to sustain your lifestyle while living abroad.Continue reading “Why iTalki is the Best Way to Earn Money From Home”
In the current pandemonium that the entire world knows as Coronavirus, much of the population is facing a bit of a crisis (other than a potentially fatal flu): What should I do with all of my spare time since we’re being pushed into isolation?
Now, as society seems to be traversing a tightrope, people are being forced into the physical confines of their homes and the mental confines of their minds. It’s a scary thing, to be alone with ourselves. Most of us are never really alone, surrounded by the buzzing noises of social media, as well as the presence of friends and family.Continue reading “‘Social Isolation’: Turning Negativity into an Opportunity for Self-Discovery”
The ocean has always called to me. From the time I could stand up in diapers, you could always find me chasing the waves of the shore. Jumping in and out, over and under. Swimming until my fingers pruned and the sun kissed my hair white.Continue reading “Why I Love Freediving”