10 Beginner-Friendly Solo Hikes Near Denver

In 2018 I set myself a goal of completing 52 hikes in 52 weeks. Most of these I completed as a solo hiker, and I had no idea where to start! So, even if you’ve never hiked by yourself before, or you hike every weekend (in which case holy cow you rock because I wish I had your self discipline to wake up and drive into the mountains every Saturday), I want to share 10 of my favorite accessible, beginner, and visitor friendly routes within an hour of Denver, because sometimes finding the right trail is the hardest part! … More 10 Beginner-Friendly Solo Hikes Near Denver

31 Ways to Spend 31 December Days in New Orleans

There’s no doubt that New Orleans is an absolutely magical city to live in year round- but December in NOLA always feels especially enchanted. I’m still not quite used to twinkling string lights and mistletoe in 75 degree weather, but the plethora of holiday festivities makes the winter season cozy and bright regardless of the temperature. I have yet to move away from this city, and I still have a huge fear of missing out- so I’ve scoured the events pages and fliers to put together my top 31 events in New Orleans for December. … More 31 Ways to Spend 31 December Days in New Orleans