Pumpkin and apple picking at Apple Annie’s in Wilcox, Arizona

Happy Halloween! As I write this post, it is Halloween day, so Happy Halloween! What's a better topic to talk about than pumpkin picking at a local pumpkin patch?? The weekend before Halloween, my family and I visited Apple Annie's in Wilcox, Ariz. (about an hour and a half from Tucson). Apple Annie's is a…

5 things I learned when I moved to the DC area, and 5 things I miss about it.

5 Things I Learned 1) There's lots of people. And there's a lot of people crammed into a smaller area. In the Southwest, there is quite a lot of people but there is much more space for everyone to spread out and have privacy -- thanks urban sprawl. 2) People are waaaay more judgmental than…

Tucson’s Mission Garden, Arizona

9 a.m. The alarm clock blares. Dirty, dusty shoes are pulled on. Later, sunscreen and a pair of sunglasses. It’s Saturday. On Saturdays and Sunday’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., volunteers travel to the base of “A” Mountain to pull weeds and pick the ripest of fruits and vegetables at the Mission Garden. “We’ve…

Free Things to do in Washington DC

Being a college student, I struggle when it comes to money. But, that doesn't mean that you can't travel because you're on a budget. It just takes some extra creativity and enthusiasm. Here are some fun and *FREE* places to see and things to do that I've discovered in and around Washington D.C. Visit the…

Exploring the City Capital & Sunset Cruise of the Golden Gate Bridge at San Francisco, California, Day 3

For my 21st birthday, my two closest friends and I traveled to San Francisco, California! This is the third post in my three-day series, so if you haven't read Day 1 or Day 2, be sure to go check them out! Day 3 began with a little bit of a slow start (probably since we…

Arm Wrestling in Fisherman’s Warf, Talking to Sea Lions on Pier 39, & Dinner at Chinatown in San Francisco, California, Day 2

For my 21st birthday, my two closest friends and I traveled to San Francisco, California! This is the second post in my three-day series, so if you haven't read Day 1 -- go check it out here and stay tuned for Day 3, coming soon! Day 2 took us to San Fran's iconic Fisherman's Warf,…

Celebrating My 21st Birthday! in San Francisco, California, Day 1

For my 21st birthday, my two closest friends and I traveled to San Francisco, California! This is going to be a three-day series, so stay tuned for Days 2 and 3, coming soon! Our adventure began in Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Ariz., where we drove to from Tucson the night before our flight. We…