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The Dani The Explorer blog was created as both an educational space for content creators and a hub for folks like you to Explore life’s magic. I write about travel, lifestyle, photo, and social media topics! 

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Hiking Bear Mountain Trail Sedona is a real treat. Yes, this hike is a bit more strenuous than other Sedona trails, but the views are extraordinary.  As a matter of fact, on a clear morning, you can witness the first hot air balloons in flight over Sedona.  Talk about a way to see the sunrise! […]

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Ultimate Guide on How to Beat the Instagram Algorithm in 2022

If you’re experiencing a change in reach, the Instagram algorithm COULD be the culprit. Don’t sweat! We can use proven and tested strategies to prepare our content for algorithms, even as influencers. Content strategy gives our profiles their best shot at reaching the most people and beating the 2022 Instagram algorithm. More reach = more […]

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Solider Pass Trail Sedona, AZ: Ultimate Guide to this Epic Hike

Soldier Pass Trail in Sedona, AZ, is a classic! It’s known for popular landmarks like Devil’s Kitchen and Seven Sacred Pools. The famous sinkhole and natural pools are visited by millions each year because they’re unique to the trail. But do you know what else you can find on Soldier Pass Trail? A secret cave—what? […]

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Birthing Cave Hike Sedona, AZ – How to Get There + Map

Famous for its iconic teardrop shape and sacred (oooooh) powers, visitors near and far visit Birthing Cave in Sedona, Arizona, to marvel at its existence. Believe it or not, this cave used to be relatively hush-hush and hard to find. As a result, it was primarily visited by locals! But over time, the Birthing Cave […]

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Most Instagrammable Places in Phoenix Arizona

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22 Instagrammable Places in Phoenix, Arizona + Map (Local Recs)

Sure, Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and known for its eye-blindingly pink sunsets, food scene, and warm summers, but what if I told you it was also a photo lover’s oasis? If you’re used to #DoinItForTheGram, the most Instagrammable places in Phoenix should be next on your shot list! You heard me! This post […]

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Most Instagrammable Places in Scottsdale

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25 Most Instagrammable Places in Scottsdale, AZ + Map (Local Recs)

If you’re heading to the Scottsdale, Arizona area soon and want some pics for the #gram, this blog has you covered. We’re going to discuss the 20+ most Instagrammable places in Scottsdale and PLUS where to find them—all recommendations come from my experience as a local. The best part is that all of these photo […]

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National Parks

Complete Redwood National Park Guide: Read Before You Go

Redwood National Park is a magical place nestled in the hard-to-reach Northwestern corner of California—making it an almost untouched piece of Mother Nature’s beauty. Sounds fabulous, right? It is! And if you’re already planning a Redwood National Park itinerary, this Redwood National Park guide will be the next best accessory that won’t go out of […]

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Influencer Media Kit

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How to Create an Influencer Media Kit + the Ultimate Template

INFLUENCER PRESS KITS—the one document everyone talks about, but almost no one knows how to actually make one worth looking at. Yeah, you heard me. Just like everything else in the influencer industry, figuring out an influencer media kit is confusing AF.  When I started out in this space, I left Google more confused than ever […]

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9 Best AirBnbs in Sedona, AZ | Luxury Vacation Rentals You’ll Love

While Sedona, Arizona is abundant with enchanting hotels and spa resorts, sometimes we’re looking for a home away from home. You know, a place we can come back to after a long day of hiking and chill in our own personal hot tub, watch a movie, or cook some dinner. Well, folks, I’m happy to […]

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Sedona Travel Guide for First Timers

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Ultimate Sedona, AZ Travel Guide—Read Before You Go

Sedona is MAGICAL—I imagine you’ve heard the rumors. As a first-timer, you’re probably looking forward to visiting this desert oasis so you can explore or bask in vortex energy all day, but you want some help putting it all together into an epic vacation. So, in this Sedona travel guide, we’ll cover all the must-knows […]

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