South Dakota's Wild, Wild West.
Yes, the title of this article is making reference to the 90's classic movie Wild Wild West, starring Will Smith, but this article is focused on the great adventures to be had in South Dakota, which conveniently is mostly found on the western side of this Great Plains state. South Dakota is a location that isn't typically found on top ten destination lists, but it is still a great place for the outdoor adventure seeker to visit. There are many places to go, especially in the
The Atacama Desert
The Atacama desert, otherwise known as the highest and driest non-polar desert in the world. The Atacama desert is also Chile's most popular tourist destination. My trip to Chile in 2015 would not be complete without an adventure to this famed desert location. There are several ways to reach this popular desert region including plane, tour bus, and by rental car. Part of me regrets renting a car and driving up to this location, but another part of me is glad that I did. This
Why you should try making your own travel photo book
Over the last few years, my outlook on world traveling has evolved quite a bit. I started off with just a simple college spring break trip, to spontaneously taking off to the fringes of the Middle East, to finding interest in adventure and photography related travel. When I first established my interest in photography while traveling, I revolutionized my outlook on how I wanted to travel, what I wanted to do, and how I was going to do it. My goals were to begin traveling to
East meets West: My unexpected journey to Istanbul
In the Fall of 2012, I was contacted by my cousin who had been expressing interest in traveling. He told me of a great deal going on with Turkish Airlines for a round trip flight for $530 to Istanbul, Turkey. He asked if I wanted to go, and I promptly responded yes. It's not often that I make a spontaneous trip to the outskirts of the Middle East with just a little more than a month to prepare. This was one of those times, I guess! Some time and many moons have passed since