Finding Wild Elk in Benezette, Pennsylvania

elk viewing guide in benezette

Finding wild elk in Benezette, Pennsylvania is an unbelievable joy and I’d love nothing more than to help guide your experience and share mine! At times, our home state can become commonplace as we grow apathetic towards it through the years. But, let me tell you: it is never dull or uninteresting! We just have to look […]

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What to See in Newfoundland

what to see in newfoundland

Newfoundland, Canada, is an unsung treasure with so much to see that it should skyrocket to the top of your bucket list travels! I fell head over heels in love with it’s vastly varying landscapes; from her exposed mantle to her lush forests, from her staggering fjords to her sparking sea. Even more, this land […]

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Best Sawtooth Wilderness Adventure

best sawtooth wilderness adventure

I had the best Sawtooth Wilderness adventure this summer! To begin, I went backpacking on the Iron Creek Trail up to Sawtooth Lake and then onward! I camped under the stars, took icy dips in the alpine lakes, swam in rivers, soaked in hot springs, hiked until I couldn’t hike no more (just kidding, I […]

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8 stops to Make on Your Girl’s Colorado Road Trip

Jocelyn, Tami and I take a girl’s road trip all throughout the state of Colorado, making 8 incredible stops along our journey. We camp, we hike, we soak in hot springs, we spot wildlife, we climb the largest mountain in the rockies and we have ourselves a whirlwind adventure amid some of the country’s most […]

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Food and Drink Tour of Bruges (Travel Vlog)

Amid our Netherlands journey, Doug and I decided to take a quick detour to the delightful town of Bruges, Belgium. Due to the Netherlands’ small size, it’s quite convenient to travel to nearby cities and towns in neighboring countries. Not to mention, I was yearning for some GOOD BEER.  No offense to the Netherlands and […]

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Highlights of Newfoundland (Video)

In this short Highlights of Newfoundland video, you can view some of the highlights from my incredible, whirlwind Newfoundland journey this past Autumn.  I hiked all over Gros Morne National Park: Tablelands, Green Gardens, Western Brook Pond and more!  Stood on the most eastern point of all North America at Cape Spear. Visited countless, picturesque […]

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Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum: Ghost Hunt (FULL VIDEO)

Take a look inside the famously haunted Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum as I, along with my two cousins + husband, get locked inside its terror-filled walls for a night. This massive, abandoned asylum dating back to the mid-1800s once housed thousands of mentally ill patients clear up until 1994 when it was forced to close. […]

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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum: Sneak Peek

Video filmed by: Doug Michaels Using these products below (click on image to shop them). Take a look inside my upcoming, full-length video of my time spent exploring the famously haunted grounds of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Subscribe to my blog via e-mail (← demonstrated in photo) to stay up-to-date on the full video release […]

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Mindy on the Move in Yellowstone National Park (VLOG)

Follow along via my vlog as I adventure among the Serengeti of North America: Yellowstone National Park with my husband, Doug, and my best friend, Nate. We see all of her stunning gems, including: Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone Canyon + Falls, Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, Lamar Valley and SO MUCH MORE. Furthermore, we see […]

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Mindy on the Move in Amsterdam (trailer)

Come along with me as I explore Amsterdam and surrounding areas in the Netherlands for the first time. I visit the Dutch windmills in the countryside of Zaanse Schans, swing over the edge on Europe’s highest swing – 325+ feet in the air on A’dam Lookout, roam the beautiful and charming streets, take a canal […]

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Winter Weekend at Mountain Creek Cabins (VLOG)

    The getaways and explorations need NOT cease just because it is winter.   If you’re from Western PA (as I am), West Virginia, Eastern Ohio, or Maryland (or if you don’t mind traveling a bit further), I have the perfect winter weekend getaway for you… Mountain Creek Cabins are absolutely gorgeous and perfectly situated […]

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Mindy on the Move: Southern Florida (VLOG)

Come along with me as I journey around Southern Florida.  I take a thrilling airboat ride through the Everglades on my birthday, search for gators and glade life a plenty, spot a multitude of stunning birdlife and even see a manatee!   Furthermore, I relax on the pristine beaches of the Florida Keys and wander […]

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Wild in the Wasatch Mountains (VLOG)

Join me as I adventure in the Wasatch Mountains along with my  husband (Doug), my brother-in-law (Cody) and his awesome girlfriend (Bri).  First, Doug and I explore Antelope Island where we encounter beautiful wildlife such as bison and antelope.  This place is mystical and magical – rolling green hills meet the Great Salt Lake, giving […]

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Capitol Reef National Park and Mystic Hot Springs (VLOG)

In my 4th vlog of this series, I bring you along on our journey to the underrated, yet captivating, Capitol Reef National Park and to the quirky, bohemian gem that is Mystic Hot Springs. This was my first time to both of these places. In Capitol Reef, not only did we love our hike to Hickman […]

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Upper Canyonlands, Dino Tracks and Moab (VLOG)

This vlog (#3 in the series) begins halfway through day 3 – after our overnight hike in the Needles at Canyonlands. We journey to Moab where we explore Upper Canyonlands (Mesa Arch, Green River Overlook and more!) and even visit DINO TRACKS – woahhh, say what!!? We see many more petroglyphs at the dinosaur track […]

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Needles at Canyonlands National Park: Overnight, Backcountry Hike (VLOG)

In this vlog, Doug, Cody and I begin with a quick stop at Newspaper rock (a rock covered in ancient petroglyphs – literally COVERED). Next, we hop right onto the trail and begin our overnight hike into the backcountry of Needles at Canyonlands National Park. Doesn’t take long before the three of us find ourselves […]

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Mesa Verde Vlog

My first stop along my Utah road-trip is a one day, one night pit stop in Mesa Verde National Park (the only place on this trip we visited NOT in Utah..however, we couldn’t pass her up!). This place is full of ancient cliff dwellings and pueblos from the Anasazi people, created thousands of years ago […]

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