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Turkey Through My Eyes

While thousands travel to the country of Turkey every year and visit the same sites and hear the same sounds, I am here to share with you my story of Turkey through my eyes… Istanbul […]

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Hiking the Pawnee Buttes Trail

For most, the word Colorado conjures up thoughts of snow-capped mountain peaks, trickling streams, and golden aspen groves sitting at 10,000 ft. But there is a “different Colorado” situated in the eastern steppes of the […]

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New Landscapes | Rural Art in Colorado’s Eastern Plains

Head to any museum in the world and you will find paintings, sculptures, and artifacts all representing what we view as art. Nonetheless, art doesn’t always have to exist in a museum. Art exists all […]

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Why You Should Visit Como, Colorado

History is often learned in the classroom. Or it can be learned by walking through historic neighborhoods or ghost towns, that provide a glimpse into the past of what life once was. Enter Como, Colorado. […]

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Backpacking in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

With my heart racing, sweaty palms, and my forehead glistening with beads of perspiration, I locked in my carabiner to my harness. My sister synched me to the rope that was dangling down in front […]

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Monte Vista Crane Migration | 5 Fun Facts

As one of the largest high desert valleys in the world, the San Luis Valley, with its soaring jagged peaks of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, rolling sand dunes, and eclectic personality, comes to life […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Inside Casa Batllo

Visiting Barcelona conjures up thoughts of amazing architecture, baroque churches, epic nightlife and of course Antoni Gaudi. More often than not when you search for things to do in Barcelona, you are met with a […]

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Sagrada Familia: My first Gaudi experience

“Those who look for the laws of nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.” – Antoni Gaudi A big part of my time spent in Barcelona was visiting and photographing […]

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Ringing in the holiday season!

In light of Christmas Day quickly approaching in a few days I wanted to share the wonderful experience I had in Porto, Portugal that kicked off the holiday season. Upon my arrival to Porto, I […]

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Porto…not just about port wine

Porto….not just about Port wine. While port wine is synonymous with Porto there is so much more to this amazing city that I just couldn’t get enough of.  Their port wine production is something this city […]

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