Horseshoe Bend: Incredible and Magnificent.

A true marvel of nature’s power and one of the most beautiful natural sights I’ve ever seen, Horseshoe Bend is one of my all-time favorite places - ever 😍. While there is not much to do other than gaze at the insane product of millions of years of nature’s ingenuity, it’s well worth a trip. …

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Plymouth Rock: The Landing Spot of the Pilgrims (allegedly).

Honestly, Plymouth is delightful! It's (obviously) located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, inside Pilgrim Memorial State Park. Plymouth Rock is definitely the main attraction of the area, and it is located right alongside the beach. It’s in a surprisingly tranquil and scenic location, given the hustle and bustle of the East Coast we had previously experienced, and …

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Berlin, Germany: A Quick Trip to the Fatherland.

***Just like in my Helsinki blog (Helsinki, Finland: “The Pearl of the Baltic Sea”.), my fashion sense during this period of my life was horrendous. I'm well aware LOL.*** 🥲 I always wanted to visit Germany, as my mother’s entire side of the family hails from there. I am a 3rd generation American on my …

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Salem, Massachusetts: Welcome to 1692.

By far one of the most iconic towns in the U.S.A., Salem, Massachusetts played a pivotal role in America’s story. Of course, I’m talking about the famous Salem Witch Trials, a dark stain on our history. The witch trials were when mass hysteria took over, leading to very little thought and extremely irrational behavior. Between …

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West Virginia: The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

Considered to be a holy grail for ghost hunting in paranormal circles, the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is as haunted as it is historic. We visited this epic beast on the last day of our 2019 East Coast road trip (Epic East Coast Road Trip. - you will find a section about this former insane asylum …

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Cadillac Ranch: The Stonehenge of Texas.

An iconic roadside stop just outside of Amarillo, Texas, Cadillac Ranch is worth the stop. We visited during our 2021 cross-country road trip, but I’ve passed by this place two times prior. I wasn’t going to miss it a third time! For those unaware of what the heck a “Cadillac Ranch” is, it’s more or …

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Invergordon, Scotland: The Town of Murals.

One of the most charming towns I’ve visited, Invergordon gives off the vibe that not many unpleasant things happen here. Located off the Port of Invergordon, it’s a quaint, cheerful, colorful little Scottish town with a population of approximately 4,000. However, while small, it’s known world-wide for its vibrant and colorful public murals sprinkled about …

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The Vasquez Rocks: Home of the Bandido.

In the Sierra Pelona Mountains in northern Los Angeles County, near the small town of Agua Dulce, California, sits a collection of rocks that is really cool, and really famous. Formally known as Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park, many call it just the Vasquez Rocks (I will refer to it as such here). This 932-acre park is pretty much …

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New Orleans: The City of the Dead.

Known as The City of the Dead, New Orleans is the most alive city I've ever been to. Whether it's the beauty and history of the French Quarter, the rambunctious and sensory-overloading Bourbon Street, the mysterious swamps, or the mixture of (very) colorful locals and overly carefree tourists, NOLA pumps energy into the world. Ever …

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An American Pilgrimage Story (Washington D.C.).

The Reflecting Pool and Lincoln Memorial. I’ve been to Washington D.C. once, back in 2003 at the tender age of 13 for my 8th grade graduation school trip. To say I barely remember it is an understatement. It was such a brief and erratic trip – they shuttled us onto a chartered plane at like …

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