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Hiking The Narrows

I’ve always had my eye on The Narrows ever since my husband and I visited Zion National Park last year. The weather was uncooperative that day and we weren’t going to risk hiking it when there’s flash flood warning signs all throughout the park. Last month, twoΒ of my friends and I hiked The Narrows for the very first time. I couldn’t contain my excitement because somehow I knew this was going to be an epic adventure. For every hike that I’ve done, I always make  ...

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Review, Travel

Gear Up with Zion Adventure Company

Zion Adventure Company is a rental company conveniently located near the entrance to Zion National Park. They provide services such as rental gears, guided hikes and canyoneering, rock climbing and other outdoor activities. The sole purpose of our visit, however, was to rent gear in preparation for our hike to The Narrows. I called ahead of time to make sure if we need reservations to rent their gear. I was told that reservations are only required for groups of 8+ for the warm water  ...

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Travel

What to do in Las Vegas: Valley of Fire

Another one of our favorite local outdoorΒ spots can be found just an hour away from the Las Vegas strip. Valley of Fire is Nevada’s oldest and largest state park.Β The distance somehow throws people off because it isΒ a bit of a drive from the strip but I’m here to assure you that your effort will be rewarded as it is bigger and has more geological rock formations than Red Rock Canyon. I’ve only been here twice and I enjoyed every minute of it. Hiking Distances:  ...

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What to do in Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon

Right after we got married, my husband and I decided to travel. After living in Los Angeles for more than a decade, moving to Las Vegas was a breath of fresh air. Now, I know some of you might say, what’s there to do in Vegas besides going to the casinos? It is indeed a small city but the fact that the cost of living is cheap, it allowed us to travel and go to different states. But we don’t really need to go far if we want our nature fix. Right in our backyard, a few miles off  ...

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