Two travel writers, two U.S. cities: things to see and do in our favorite places.
Pulling onto Tucson’s Broadway Boulevard, both Hadyn and TomTom are barking at me for directions. By now, the paper map is layered in greasy finger prints and questionable stains; I’ve finally managed to […]
Giants have been here, one thinks of Joshua Tree National Park. The debris of their existence – boulders crashed and piled and sculpted into incomprehensible shapes – seems to prove that someone bigger […]
Cliches roll round my mind faster than coins in an unlucky slot machine. This city – “The Meadows” or “The Fields” – has been the main character of so many […]
Since 2004, six people have died falling from the cliffs on this route. “Your safety is in your hands,” the voice recording warns ominously as Zion National Park’s bus pulls […]
An 8 mile hike through the burnt red amphitheater of Bryce Canyon National Park feels endless. Looping under vigilant arches, passing between the silhouettes of those iconic eroded pillars, the […]
Solitude. Adventure. Copper ore. Whatever Louis Boucher hoped to find in the unexplored depths of Arizona’s Grand Canyon, it is now nearly as historic – unavailable – as the hermit himself. With over […]