Day 2 of 7: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro; Its my Birthday!!

Day 2 This day was a VERY special day! I woke up one year older! On 8/11/2017 I turned 29! Which means I have 365 days left in my twenties! I have big plans but more on that later!   Mangu, our waiter woke us up 7am on the dot! I washed up inside our tent and shaved my legs … Read More

Day 1: Drop off and Hike to Shira 2 Camp

A quick recap from the night before. Ron and I arrived at Kilimanjaro airport at 8pm. It took two hours to go through customs, so be prepared to wait! They take your photo, fingerprints from both hands, and use a whole page in your passport for a visa. It seemed extensive but made us feel even safer about exploring Tanzania. … Read More

5 Must-Do Adventures in & around Yosemite National Park

This trip marks our 30th National Park explored together! Ron and I are celebrating my Birthday week! Yes, I get a whole week to celebrate and explore Yosemite NP and Mono Lake!  Thanks to my PNC points, I’ve saved up the past two years (not the best point system but can’t complain) and managed to get our flights and car for … Read More

My Experience Hiking Half Dome & Everything You Must Know

DAY 3 Our alarm goes off at 3:45am.. yup that early! We had a two+ hour drive to the trail head from June Lake. Rolled out of bed and my calfs were more sore then the day before! Want to know how I won the daily lottery?! Click here and read about how we entered We never looked up where … Read More