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Hiking Teapot Mountain In Taiwan: A Great Day Hike From Taipei

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. While it's been a few years since I hiked to Teapot Mountain in Taiwan, I decided to finally write about it.  Teapot Mountain is the perfect day trip from Taipei if you want…

Bookish Gifts: The Best Literary Gifts For The Bookworm In Your Life That Aren’t Books

There are affiliate links in this post.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a small commission at no extra cost to you. I've recently been opened up to the world of #bookstagram (go follow my part-time #bookstagram!) and all things bookish and let me tell you, I love it. From bookish candles to…

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Visiting Bryce Canyon: The Best Things To Do That Aren’t Hiking

Next up in my "things to do that aren't hiking" series is Bryce Canyon!  I think Bryce Canyon is a park that a lot of people either skip in favor of nearby Zion National Park or just drive through and don't hike into.  If you're limited on time and will just be doing a park…

Willow Spring + Mill Canyon Dinosaur Track Sites: Easy Access Dinosaur Tracks In Moab

You already know I lovee all things dinosaur, and if you didn't, now you do.  Last year I made sure to see the Trail Through Time in Colorado and got to see some dinosaur bones, but I decided I needed to see some dinosaur tracks in Moab on our last visit there for the 2018 summer.…

7 Reasons Why Visiting Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park Is Worth It

This was my third trip to Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and I was hoping for a little sun this time.  The first two trips were cold, rainy, and windy, but still totally worth it.  This time it was warmer but still not quite sunny.  It was just a quick visit with some…

15 Books You Have To Read About Chernobyl And The Chernobyl Disaster

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I am obsessed with Chernobyl.  I've always loved watching anything I can about it and reading anything I can find online, but it wasn't until recently that I thought about looking for actual…

Everything You Need To Know To Plan A Trip To Everglades National Park On Your South Florida Road Trip

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. While I was probably looking forward to time on a beach the most on our South Florida road trip, I was also pretty excited about finally visiting Everglades National Park.  I knew we…

The Best Things To Do In Capitol Reef National Park If You Don’t Hike

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Capitol Reef might be my favorite national park in Utah.  It's the one I've lived the closest to making it the easiest for me to explore.  While it has a ton of awesome…

27 Of The Best Books About North Korea To Read Instead Of Actually Going There

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. A few years ago I found the first book in this list, My Holiday in North Korea, at Barnes and Noble and I had to get it.  First, because it was on that…

Fakahatchee Hilton: A Gator Haven In South Florida at the Fakahatchee Strand State Park And Preserve

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I think my favorite stop on our South Florida road trip was the Fakahatchee Hilton.  I bet you're picturing a five-star resort on the beach with unlimited drinks and the best view in…

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Bird Nerd In The Making At Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge In Titusville, Florida

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Continuing the very perforated saga of my mini Central Florida road trip with my parents, after visiting St. Augustine and the space center, we were headed to the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge.  The…