Richard K. Simpson

If you ever visit Panama, you should definitely have their seafood! It is quite good. And try ceviche as well. It is various marine animals (e.g. shrimp, squid, fish) cured in acidic...

As the ASU tropical biology field course continues, we have explored several different parts of Panama and been able to see many more awesome things. Our adventures include an older tropical...

For the past several days I have been exploring the tropical rainforests of Panama as part of an Arizona State University study abroad course. My summer teaching position this year is...

After SICB, we decided to take a trip to visit Meghan’s brother in Eugene. While we were there, we went on a hike to Sweet Creek Falls in the costal mountains, in...

Recently Flagstaff Arizona received quite a bit of snow, and my fiancĂ© and I decided to take advantage of it and visited. It was very beautiful, and I really enjoyed seeing all...

Wow time flies! The end of the semester got a little hectic for me, so that is why I have not posted in a while. But I am back to talk...

The last stop on our national park tour was a small town in southeastern Utah named Moab. This town is located very close to two great and iconic national parks: Arches and...

Bryce Canyon National Park was our next stop on our national park trip, and this park was definitely my favorite. From breath-taking views to beautiful high elevation conifer forests, I was...

The next stop on our national park tour was Zion National Park. This is a very popular and beautiful park, that is also quite large! Only relatively small parts of it...

There is no place like the Grand Canyon, and the North Rim of the national park was absolutely spectacular. On the first day of our national park trip, Meghan and I visited...