Antelope Valley Poppies – Are we ruining them by visiting?

Increasingly, as our ‘experience score’ translates to our travel capital, and each new fantastical/epic/unreal/awesome click on our feed makes us feel in-adequate, uneasy and restless all at once, a nagging question dangles at the back of my mind.

Is Instagram (And Social Media) killing the joy of travel and destroying the very places we visit; and more importantly is the solution to stop traveling entirely? 

Everglades National Park – Swampy Grasses and Alligators!

The Everglades — Here are no lofty peaks seeking the sky, no mighty glaciers or rushing streams wearing away the uplifted land. Here is land, tranquil in its quiet beauty, serving not as the source of water, but as the last receiver of it. 10 of 59.

Grand Teton National park – 8 of 59

Challenging hikes give way to pristine snow-peaked mountains, crystal clear glacial waters, and unfazed wildlife in this beautiful national park. Grand Teton is home to a picturesque range of peaks, including its namesake, the Grand Teton peak.

Arches National Park – 4 of 59

Arches national park in Utah is a spectacular result of water and wind erosion on sandstone over millions of years by the majestic Colorado river. 4 of 59.

The Darden i will miss.

When you finally get ready to leave a place as beautiful as Darden and Charlottesville, you try and soak in…