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A Short Walk to the Iconic King & Queen Seat – Recommend for Beginner Hikers

A couple weeks ago, Trevor, Logan and I decided to visit the iconic King and Queen Seat at the Rock State Park, Maryland. Even though I live only an hour away from the park , I have never gotten a chance to visit until this year.  Isn't it funny how we always choose to travel ...

Essentials to Pack for Your Iceland Trip

No matter where you are headed, packing is always the exciting and stressful part. You start to think about all of the things to bring to your trip, from the moment you book your flights, decide your trip routes, to the moment you lock your house, hoping you did not forget anything. Packing Right can also be ...

5 Reasons to Rent a Camper Van for Your Iceland Trip

Logan and I knew we need a car for our 8 day Iceland Trip, since our goal is to go around the entire Ring Road at our own pace.  Nevertheless , we did debate whether to go with a camper van or a car.  (You don't need a 4 X4 unless you plan to go into ...

My Iceland Trip Packing List -Quick Read Part 2

Part 2 is all about Packing Tips! Because everything, including food is pretty expensive there. For example, a veggie burger costs between $20-$25 dollars, a light beer like Bud Lite costs $8 dollars in a restaurant. So you wanna make sure you pack all the necessities!  ✌   What food did you pack ? What ...

My Iceland Trip -Quick Read Part 1

This year has been extremely hectic for me, after system deployment dates get pushed again and again at work, I finally said: that's it, let's take a week off , and Iceland sounds like a great idea.  We booked our fly tickets, car rental, planned semi-detailed itinerary within 3 weeks. And we were on the ...

Hiking Shoes? or Sneakers?

Ok, So now you have the urge to just go on a walk in the woods, for a couple hours. But wait, you don't have "Hiking" shoes.   Oh No! When I went on my first semi-serious, 3 hours long hike, approx 6 years ago, I worn my trail running shoes. I was fine. The ...

You’ve Gotta to Start Somewhere – Step One to Get Outside

So you scroll down all these beautiful camping photos on Instagram and you feel the urge to get outside, but you are so used to the clean, modern, offices or rooms with ceiling to floor windows. Perhaps you go for a run in the woods here and there. Perhaps you enjoy occasional picnic, but you aren't ready ...

Where It All Starts

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Assateague National Seashore Photo by: Brian O'Doherty 4 years ago, I was told by some friends that, for 25 dollars, I could spend three days on the beach and hang out with wild ponies. The only thing hesitation I had was that I have to CAMP on the beach. As a girl ...