National Park Service Summer Roundup

The National Park Service in the United States began on August 25, 1916. However, the first national park was actually established many years earlier, when Yellowstone National Park was created in 1872. Since then, over 400 units make up the system, including parks, preserves, memorials, recreation areas, historic sites, and more. I am lucky to…

Riding into the Blue Mountains

One of my favorite days of our whole honeymoon was our Blue Mountains day trip in Australia, for a few reasons. First of all, we got there via motorcycle, which was so fun. We usually love taking rides on my husband’s motorcycle at home, but being so busy with wedding plans meant it had been…

A Daintree Day

Cairns was a brilliant starting point when it came to exploring the Daintree Rainforest area of Australia, and with just one day we managed to see a lot. We set off bright and early from our hotel, heading straight to the Captain Cook Highway and making our first stop at the gorgeous Rex Lookout. There…