All posts filed under “On The Road

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The Enchantments

For our second annual sibling backpacking trip, Anna, Jacob, and I took our chances and applied for the highly coveted Enchantments permit, granting access to a beautiful alpine basin full of sparkling lakes.  Luckily we were chosen, and got to spend four spectacular days exploring the lakes, larch, and massive granite peaks of… Read More

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Enchanted Valley

To kick off our annual sibling backpacking trip, Anna, Jacob, and I spent three days frolicking in the Olympic National Forest. With its mossy hills, flowery meadows, birch trees, babbling brooks, corn flowers, glaciers, and wandering elks…Enchanted Valley is aptly named. It’s truly one of… Read More

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Family Trip to Maui

Over the years, the Goren’s have managed to grant ourselves access to family friend’s homes in some of the most beautiful places in the U.S. — this one being Maui. Our dear friends, The Rosens, so kindly opened up their home to us during the winter… Read More

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A Spanish Summer

Ah, Spain. One of my favorite places on this planet. I was lucky enough to spend a summer basking in the Spanish sun with my best friend Shelley right after our college graduation, and we couldn’t have been happier with our decision. We made it… Read More

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Ramogi Village, Uganda

The spring before my senior year in college, I was accepted to a year-long program through American Jewish World Service, a national organization dedicated to providing humanitarian assistance to disadvantaged communities and people worldwide. The program consisted of a three-month stint in Ramogi Village, Uganda, working with an NGO… Read More