Category archives: Nevada

8 reasons to keep going back to Burning Man

Burning Man Festival? We have already published a post about the reasons why every Travelette should attend this absurd event, held annually in the Black Rock Desert (Nevada), at least once in her life. Once did not cut it for me though, and after completing my third burn (which still makes me a baby Burner, as many people have been coming for fifteen years [...]

Ghost Towns of America's Southwest

On a roadtrip the journey is the destination – whether you follow a mapped route or just let the road take you to places you had no idea about. Either way, the trip will offer plenty of opportunities to discover what is hidden off the beaten path. Take ghost towns as an example. The decaying remains of old western mining towns are especially popular with [...]

Rock Climbing in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas. You may picture bright lights, Eiffel Tower shaped hotels, show girls, slot machines. I picture red sandstone cliffs, low cacti, and days spent out in the desert sun. The Las Vegas area is different for me because I’ve only experienced the famous downtown Strip out of the window of the car as we drove passed it to enter Red Rock Canyon. Over winte[...]