Hiking

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Loving the Outdoors (from a Reformed City Girl)

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Loving the Outdoors (from a Reformed City Girl)

Want to get started hiking? Anyone can do it. Follow my tips for success on the trail from a city girl converted.

The Backcountry Guide to Point Reyes (and How to Look Cute Exploring)

The Backcountry Guide to Point Reyes (and How to Look Cute Exploring)

Point Reyes is one of San Francisco’s best-kept secrets. Enjoy hiking, water sports, and seafood miles from city life.

A Coloradical 7-Day Itinerary Touring the Best of the Rocky Mountain State

A Coloradical 7-Day Itinerary Touring the Best of the Rocky Mountain State

Nestled between the mountains and reality, Boulder and Denver have been called the foodiest, happiest, beeriest, and fittest cities in the country so the next time you’re looking for a quick getaway – give Colorado a look.

Epic Adventures to Have in Moab for the Ultimate Outdoor Stoke-cation

Epic Adventures to Have in Moab for the Ultimate Outdoor Stoke-cation

On the Colorado-Utah border, Moab is a popular weekend trip or last-minute getaway. Home to two national parks, one state park, and the roaring Colorado River, it’s one of the undisputed adventure capitals in the country.

Quintessential Colorado Hikes You Need To Do

Quintessential Colorado Hikes You Need To Do

Outdoor recreation is a major draw for visitors to Colorado, with hiking one of the area’s most accessible attractions. From scaling epic peaks to easy “walks in the park,” green space, aspen forests, and an entire mountain playground await. We’ve […]

10 Unmissable Photo Ops in Arizona (Plus Insider Tips for Shooting and Visiting!)

10 Unmissable Photo Ops in Arizona (Plus Insider Tips for Shooting and Visiting!)

While most people think of the desert as barren flatland or dusty sand as far as the eye can see, that’s hardly an accurate picture. You may not know it, but Northern Arizona used to be completely volcanic, which actually […]

The Best Hikes in America for Insane Views, Epic Photos, and Serious Nature Porn

The Best Hikes in America for Insane Views, Epic Photos, and Serious Nature Porn

Hip hip hooray, hiking season is finally upon us. With summer the prime time to explore, people know the big bucket-list worthy hikes in the U.S. (looking at you Pacific Coast Trail and the Appalachian Trail), but there still plenty […]

8 Things They Don’t Tell You About the Everest Base Camp Trek

8 Things They Don’t Tell You About the Everest Base Camp Trek

Nepal is often portrayed as this mystical land where people go to discover their true selves at an Ashram with some type of magical shaman leading them down a path of enlightenment. I’m not sure where those people are going, […]

Hike to a Secret Tribal Village in Taiwan: The Dali and Datong Villages Hidden Deep Within Taroko Gorge

Hike to a Secret Tribal Village in Taiwan: The Dali and Datong Villages Hidden Deep Within Taroko Gorge

With almost 25% of the population indigenous, Taiwan is rich with tribal culture. There are 16 tribes spread around the country, six of which can be found in the Hualien area.

Your National Park Bucket List: The Best Photo Opps & Tips for Maximizing Your Time

Your National Park Bucket List: The Best Photo Opps & Tips for Maximizing Your Time

Dubbed “America’s Best Idea,” one of my favorite summer activities is camping and hiking at the national parks. Officially, there are 59 national parks (not counting the state parks and other protected nature areas) spread across every biosphere and corner of […]