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United States

Random Travel Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

The view from an airplane window is quite nice. Nothing beats air travel.

Did you know that Europe is the only continent without a desert? Or that American Airlines saved $40,000 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class? Throughout my journeys I have learned a lot of staggering travel facts that will blow your mind — and now I’m sharing them with you. Enjoy … Read More

My Six-Month Hippie Road Trip

Burning Flipside 2KX

Have you ever left on what you thought would be a one-week vacation, only to not return home until six months later? Yeah, that is what happened to me during the summer of 2010. Turned into quite the epic hippie road trip too. (Now that I’ve decided to pursue travel blogging, might as well share … Read More

Now Museum, Now You Don’t: Strange American Museums

Road sign in the Valley of Fire State Park, Overton, New Mexico, United States

I love checking out the random cool, quirky or confusing museums that I stumble across while traveling. Some are educational, others are laughable, but most all are enjoyable for their own reasons. The next time you pass by a museum, I encourage you to stop in and have a look around. Here are some of … Read More

To the Top of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs

Pike's Peak Reservoir, AKA Pike's Peak Lake, is located near mile marker 16 on the drive up Pike's Peak in Colorado

The Most Visited Mountain In All Of North America Driving into Colorado Springs and the surrounding area it is impossible to miss Pikes Peak, which looms up ahead in the clouds and dwarfs all of the other nearby mountain summits. At 14,115 feet it is home to the highest railroad in the USA, Pikes Peak … Read More