Sunflower Fields Forever

In photography, the golden hour is a period shortly after sunrise or before sunset during which daylight is redder and softer than when the Sun is higher in the sky. That is exactly what I stumbled upon in this sunflower field. The picture above is a bit strange to me. I’m not usually the one […]

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My 1 Year Travel Anniversary

On June 8, 2015 I left my small town in Pennsylvania to discover what the world had to offer. It turns out life taught me the most important lesson of all that very first week: even if you plan everything out meticulously, there are going to be a lot of speed-bumps along the way. I […]

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An Adventure in the Allegheny National Forest

I could tell Mocha was getting restless. I’d been out exploring a lot and even though I wish we could be together 24/7, sometimes she has to stay home. I wanted to let her get outside and run a bit, so I decided to take her on a day trip down to the Allegheny Reservoir. […]

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Elk State Park

Hidden between the vast Elk State Forest and the East Branch Dam, Elk State Park is somewhat of a forgotten gem. Quick Stats: Located- 18 miles from Kane, PA 15 miles from Johnsonburg, PA and 13 miles from Bendigo State Park Main Recreational Activities- Fishing Boating Picnicking Hunting Hiking This was my second stop of […]

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Bendigo State Park

Just recently I explored the lesser known Bendigo State Park. It’s awfully small compared to some of the more popular parks in PA, but it nonetheless serves its purpose as a community gathering point within Elk County, PA.  History Bendigo State Park began in the 1920s as a community project for the nearby town of […]

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City Guide: Kane, PA

Alright, time for a little hometown pride. I’ve lived in Kane my entire life. In elementary school, my friends and I used to complain so much about living here. Which is fair game, considering there are like 5 things a kid can do on a day to day basis. But that’s only if you spend […]

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Day Trip: Moraine State Park

This post is a bit overdue, but I wanted to share my thoughts on my not-so-recent trip to Moraine State Park (March 2016). First off, here are some stats: Moraine State Park is located in Butler County, PA. It’s at the intersection of Interstate 79 and State Route 422. The main feature of Moraine is […]

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Blood Farm Interpretive Trail

When I first heard the name ‘Blood Farm’, I instantly thought someone was murdered there. Maybe it’s my sick mind, or maybe it’s because Halloween is almost upon us. Either way, no one was murdered at Blood Farm. Just figured I should address that first! I wanted needed to go out and explore yesterday. I […]

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Climbing a Fire Tower in Cook Forest State Park

I’ve been feeling a bit down lately, since my last real adventure was at Niagara Falls almost 2 months ago, and my grandparents just left for a 10-day vacation. I needed to get out of the house, and I needed to do something! I was already planning to travel back to my hometown to visit […]

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Kinzua Bridge State Park

Summer has finally come to a close, and now fall is upon us. I’ll miss the warm weather, pool days, and picnics; but, I’m even more excited for hot chocolate, chilly nights, and Halloween!  Speaking of Halloween, what’s everyone dressing up as? I love watching costume tutorials on YouTube, but I haven’t dressed up for […]

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