Riley

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Riley is a full-time editor and writer in Texas, but on the weekends, you can find her hiking at the nearest park or researching flights to faraway places. She's a lover of literature, road trips, caramel macchiatos, and photography. Someday, she hopes to have visited every national park in the United States.
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5 Easy Ways to Pack Light When Traveling

Written on July 2, 2018 in Featured

Photo Credit: Pixabay Whether you’re traveling light to make things easier, or you’re trying to save money on baggage fees, learning to fly with minimal items is a great skill to build. Even if you’re traveling abroad, you’ll find that you don’t need nearly as many clothing items or accessories as you think you do,...

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4 Tips for Visiting Las Vegas on a Budget

Written on June 24, 2018 in City Travel

When you visualize Las Vegas, what do you see? Gleaming hotels? Bougie bars? Casinos with hundreds of slot machines and poker tables? If so, then you’re not wrong, but the entire experience might be more affordable than you think. Las Vegas has something for everyone, not just the rich and famous. Here are 4 Las...

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5 Activities for Nature Lovers Near Austin, Texas

Written on June 16, 2018 in Featured

Photo Credit: Riley Heruska As you drive into Austin, Texas, you’ll notice that the surrounding areas vary drastically from the landscapes you’ll spot in other areas of the Lone Star State. The Texas Hill Country is peppered with green trees, rivers, lakes, and of course, a hefty dose of state pride. Other than an outstanding...

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Countryside Near Portland

How to Spend 48 Hours in and Near Portland, Oregon

Written on June 5, 2018 in Outdoors

Before boarding my flight to Portland, I had already heard a multitude of tidbits about my final destination. “It’s weird,” some people said. “It’s beautiful!” others exclaimed, but the resounding consensus was always the same: it’s an awesome, historically significant place worth visiting. So, when affordable flights popped up on my ...

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Mountain in Banff

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Alberta, Canada

Written on May 15, 2018 in Outdoors

If you follow any travel bloggers or photographers on social media, then you’ve undoubtedly seen photos of Alberta scattered throughout your feed more than once. From Lake Louise to dozens of impressive Canadian waterfalls, Alberta is an Instagram goldmine. The question is, what parts of the nearby national parks are actually worth visiting? If y...

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