Tag: nature

First Time Camping Out In The Desert (and Sleeping Under The Stars)

First Time Camping Out In The Desert (and Sleeping Under The Stars)

The other day was a trip I’ll never forget in my life and an eye-opening experience as I’ve been shifting into making Arizona and the desert feel like home. A couple of my girlfriends and I decided to camp, randomly, on a Wednesday night. For […]

Solo Hiking: The Benefits, The Ultimate Guide, and The Do’s and Don’ts

Solo Hiking: The Benefits, The Ultimate Guide, and The Do’s and Don’ts

We’re all probably already aware of how beneficial hiking can be, and it’s a favorite outdoor activity loved by many. Hiking isn’t an outdoor activity that has to be shared by company, as fun as that may be, because you can face your fear and […]

Places Worth Seeing If You’re Traveling to San Francisco, California, For The First Time, According to 2 Girls (feat. Yosemite National Park)

Places Worth Seeing If You’re Traveling to San Francisco, California, For The First Time, According to 2 Girls (feat. Yosemite National Park)

Collaboration Blog Post by Leslie Lopez and Gabrielle Sales (Side note: This will be quite a lengthy post, but grab a snack or two and maybe a beer, and sit back and relax while you read through our suggested itinerary.) San Francisco is a city […]

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019: A Recap Of My New Year’s Eve Spent in Northern Arizona and My Past (Adventurous) Year (ft. the Pine Cone Drop)

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019: A Recap Of My New Year’s Eve Spent in Northern Arizona and My Past (Adventurous) Year (ft. the Pine Cone Drop)

Happy (belated) New Year’s! 2019 came by in a whirlwind and I still feel as though 2018 hasn’t fully left us yet. However, when a new year comes, this means a new chapter. 365 days. 365 new blessings and chances to take. 365 (okay, maybe […]

In Winslow, Arizona, You Can Go See The Best Preserved Meteorite Impact Site on Earth

In Winslow, Arizona, You Can Go See The Best Preserved Meteorite Impact Site on Earth

Located few minutes from the historic Route 66 and by Interstate 40 in Winslow, Northern Arizona lies a giant hole. Yeah, a giant hole, but not just a plain giant hole… it’s a meteor crater. Instead of singing “Well, I’m standing on a corner in […]

Arizona: Hiking The Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains

Arizona: Hiking The Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains

Just 13 minutes away from home here in Arizona lies the White Tank Mountains. Every time I run outside and step outside our neighborhood in Surprise, Arizona, my views are always overshadowed by these glorious rugged mountains that have canyons and ridges within them. These […]

Phoenix, Arizona: Hole-In-The-Rock, a Gift from the Prehistoric People of the Sonoran Desert

Phoenix, Arizona: Hole-In-The-Rock, a Gift from the Prehistoric People of the Sonoran Desert

Phoenix, the capital city of Arizona, is known for the center for businesses, shopping, government, and known nature landmarks. One of those nature landmarks I discovered is Hole-in-the-Rock, a natural geological formation located in Papago Park, which features other interactive places to explore such as […]

Buttermilk Falls, New Jersey: How I Spent the 1st Day of Autumn

Buttermilk Falls, New Jersey: How I Spent the 1st Day of Autumn

The other day was National Public Lands Day (September 22nd) AND unbelievably already the first day of autumn here in the East Coast (where did time go?!)!! I felt like I had a desire to get away for a little bit in nature and I […]

Experiencing the Delaware Water Gap: Delaware River Tubing

Experiencing the Delaware Water Gap: Delaware River Tubing

In the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania lies a water gap that is surrounded by grassy beaches and forested mountains, the Delaware Water Gap. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area offers a lot of outdoors activities for families and friends from hiking, fishing, […]

Twentynine Palms, California: Joshua Tree National Park

Twentynine Palms, California: Joshua Tree National Park

4 hours away from my parents’ home located in Surprise, Arizona is a remarkable place in the vast Mojave Desert. This road trip led us to the Joshua Tree National Park located in Twentynine Palms, a city in the neighboring Southern California. It’s been 5 […]