Slot canyons are incredibly special and beautiful places. Better yet, in the Southwest, they are under ideal weather conditions most of the year. They could become, however, inherently dangerous if there is any precipitation in the forecast. Southern Utah has the greatest concentrations of slot canyons in the Southwest. Our favorites are discussed here.
The American Southwest is known for its breathtaking natural scenery, mostly preserved in some of the biggest and most visited national parks in the nation. When visiting for the first time, no matter where you come from, read this article for useful information about traveling through this region.
Each night we make a hot chocolate recipe from a different country. Then we sip it while watching a movie from that country. It’s been really fun (and tasty) so we decided to share our favorite recipes and movies with you. We hope you find as much enjoyment in this as we do!
In this new age of the coronavirus, it seems like we’re all falling prey to the new normal. We’ve mastered the art of Zoom meetings in nice dress-shirts and Mack Weldon underwear. We fixed a table leg that has been rocking for years. We built a swing. And now what?
New Zealand is a diverse island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, about 1500km southeast of Australia. The country comprises two main landmasses, the North Island and the South Island, and around 600 smaller islands. Among the many features that draw tourism to this isolated region of the world are its spectacular glaciers, picturesque fiords (yup, that’s the Kiwi spelling of fjord), rugged mountains, vast plains, rolling hillsides, subtropical forest, volcanic plateau, and miles of coastline with gorgeous sandy beaches. With so many things to see and do, how do you decide where to go?
The following suggested locations to get away from people can only be reached with a reliable high-clearance 4-Wheel-Drive vehicle, when the roads are dry. They should not be attempted during or right after rain or with an inappropriate vehicle.
In the midst of the Coronavirus, when citizens are urged to stay indoors and limit contact with one another as much as possible, we’re getting a bit stir-crazy. We’ve decided to put together a list of places in the Southwest that you can drive to in order to get some fresh air without fear of bumping into too many people. These places are gorgeous wide open desert locations that are big enough to accept all the readers of this blog at the same time! Regardless of timing, all of these locations should be on everyone’s bucket list.
Have you ever found yourself in a hotel room or in your car thinking how nice it would be to have a hot cup of coffee or tea at that exact moment? Or even a hot chocolate, cider, TopRamen, whatever you need boiling water for? We looked at options to boil water in hotel rooms, in a car or camper, in a picnic area, etc. and narrowed it down to four possibilities.