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I must have been crazy to want to hike Angels Landing in the dead of winter. I've been to Zion National Park multiple times during the summer, but never during the winter. This was going to be my first time. I seriously couldn't wait and was planning like a madwoman for months. I've never hiked Angels Landing, let alone in the winter, so I really didn't know what to expect. I've seen so many pictures

Las Vegas

Today we're going to explore another Chase Luxury Hotel and Resort Collection property: Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. So, let's begin by saying that this trip wasn't even supposed to happen. One day I was looking at my Southwest Airlines account and noticed that there was $111 of unused Southwest credit. I haven't been flying as I used to and I must have forgotten all about it. The credit was due to expire in


Welcome back to Part 5 of my free wine tasting series! We are going to continue on with the famous Willamette Valley since it was too long to fit all in one blog post last time. If you are interested, you can find the first Willamette Valley post here. The day that we visited these wineries, it was, unfortunately, raining all day. It seems that I can't get away from bad weather. First, it was


On the second installment of my photography series (first installment can be found here), we're going to visit Palouse Falls in Washington. When I first heard about Palouse Falls, I thought it would be an excellent place to shoot some landscape photography. Luckily, we were already in the city of Walla Walla, Washington on a wine tasting trip so we decided we would make an afternoon trip of it. Originally, we had planned on doing