What it’s like to visit a national park during a wildfire

Forest fires are a common occurrence in several parts of the world, but especially in the western part of the United States. Some are just small, standard fires that are easily contained and controlled. In fact, forest fires can help to regrow a forest, as there are some tree seeds that can’t germinate without a … More What it’s like to visit a national park during a wildfire

A guide to hiking and visiting Glacier National Park in Montana

Glacier National Park in Montana is one of our country’s most beautiful national parks. Famed for its glaciers, visiting also is a bit of a wake up call since you’ll see the impact global warming has had on the park’s namesake features. To give you an idea of that, the park originally had 150 glaciers; … More A guide to hiking and visiting Glacier National Park in Montana

A guide to visiting beaches around Oahu, Hawaii

There’s more than just Waikiki Beach in Oahu. And while this famous beach is definitely worth a visit while you’re there, it’s not exactly the hub of tropical serenity. With hordes of surfers in front of you and crowds of people browsing tourist shops behind you, it’s good for people-watching and the feeling of a … More A guide to visiting beaches around Oahu, Hawaii