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 felt like I didn’t want to wait anymore to make […]

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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, biking, boating, camping, kayaking, and tubing — one of the […]

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How to Pack Just a Backpack For a Trip

Paying for checked in luggages can be pricey and in majority of the airlines, it costs $25 per luggage and then another going back. Sometimes, it can be more and sometimes, some airlines restrict you from carrying a small luggage as a carry on, so a backpack may be the best option. It’s definitely a […]

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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 years since the last time I was in California and […]

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Jersey City, New Jersey: Fireworks, Concerts, & Freedom!

I hope everyone had an amazing Fourth of July yesterday! It was an exciting day for my country with so many awesome festivities to do with friends and family. Independence Day means so much more to me beyond the rich and triumphant history; it’s the feeling of liberation and the inalienable rights that every American […]

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What Losing my GoPro Taught Me

One of the most devastating losses I had to experience just happened yesterday. What led to a relaxing beach day by the Jersey Shore with a split second moment of a decision to bring my GoPro with me at a time of distractions contributed to the loss of one of my favorite things that I’ve […]

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