Destination: Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua trees at JTNP (June 2020). One of the most-distinctive parks in California, Joshua Tree National Park is both an oasis and an adventure, perfect for roughing it up with desert hikes in the day, only to relax and stargaze at night. Millions of tourists, in-state and out-of-state, visit this national park every year to … Continue reading Destination: Joshua Tree National Park, California

Destination: Huangshan, China (Part 2)

Translated as "Yellow Mountain," Huangshan is a notable highlight of the southern Anhui province of China. Millions of tourists flock to the region every year to hike its uniquely-shaped mountains and to take in the sublime views from the top. Even for the least-adventurous out there, they would have a hard time refusing to give … Continue reading Destination: Huangshan, China (Part 2)

Destination: The Great Wall of China

One's trip to Beijing (even China alone) cannot be completed without a trip to the Great Wall. Long and imposing, this chain of fortifications along the country's northern border is awe-inspiring to even the most-weary traveler, and to be able to climb its walls is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. There's no doubt that its incredible … Continue reading Destination: The Great Wall of China

10 Natural Parks I Want to Visit

From what I've gathered over my years of traveling, I can say that I'm very much a city traveler: I enjoy the large streets, sprawling architecture, and easy accessibility to other towns and cities by public transport. I also love blending into the environment, being anonymous and free in a sea of people. It's no … Continue reading 10 Natural Parks I Want to Visit

Destination: Prometheus Cave & Canyons, Georgia

Wrapping up my exhausting, but exhilarating time in Georgia, I spent my last full day visiting a handful of canyons and caves in the Imereti region. It was another long day spent driving to and exploring its natural reserves, which were absolutely gorgeous despite the change in weather from earlier in the week (from sunny … Continue reading Destination: Prometheus Cave & Canyons, Georgia