Author Archives: Megan Starr

A Winter’s Day in Skudeneshavn


When one thinks of Norway in winter, they are often drawn to places in the north to see the Northern Lights or towards the ‘mountains’ (Norway doesn’t have large mountains, in my opinion) for some skiing.   I never made an effort to go north for the Northern Lights whilst living there and I, personally, […]

What to Do in Montezuma, Costa Rica during the Off-Season

Montezuma, Costa Rica off-season travel guide

I’m a big fan of off-season travel.  First of all, prices tend to dip during the off-season.  Secondly, a destination typically swarming with tourists can become a bit more tolerable and less crowded.  Arriving in Montezuma, Costa Rica during the low season was actually a last-minute decision and for many reasons, I regretted it, but […]

13 Best Hikes in Olympic National Park for All Levels (+ Map!)

Hiking in Olympic National Park sign

Are you an active traveler and looking for the best hikes in Olympic National Park for your upcoming trip? This guide has you covered! Olympic National Park is one of the most spectacular destinations in the US! From the Pacific Ocean to the Hoh Rainforest, this is absolutely one of my favorite destinations in my […]

Should You Visit the Bonneville Salt Flats? (Tips for 2024)

Bonneville Salt Flats near Salt Lake City

One of the most otherworldly places to visit in Utah is the Bonneville Salt Flats. This is a guide about everything to know before visiting the Bonneville Salt Flats, including how to get there, tips, and reasons to visit! What are the Bonneville Salt Flats? Located near the Nevada border is the Bonneville Salt Flats, […]

12 Best Things to Do in Capitol Reef National Park (+ Tips!)

Pioneer Ridge in Capitol Reef National Park

Utah has no shortage of spectacular things to do but the national parks there take center stage, without a doubt. This is a guide of the best things to do in Capitol Reef National Park for first-time visitors. Capitol Reef is not the most popular national park in Utah, but it sure is a spectacular […]