Solo Adventure – Florence

I had joined a Europe tour with a group of my childhood friends. It was an express tour in which we would stay in one city for a day or two at most before traveling on a coach (or ferry) to our next destination, our next hostel. On this day, we arrived in Florence and I…

Monkey Business – Kanchanaburi

What a treat! We spotted a gang of monkeys while driving through the mountains in Kanchanaburi. Our driver was kind enough to stop in the middle of the road for us to snap a few photos and attempt to feed them Pringles from our van. Our guide then pointed out that the entire gang of…

Don’t Go Hiking in Keds – Mt. Rainier

We were going horseback riding in Elbe, Washington when we discovered that Mt. Rainier National Park was just a short drive away. What a pleasant surprise, we thought. After driving through several scenic viewpoints, stopping to play in snow and sip on root beer floats, we decided we would take a short “easy” 1.3 mile…