Hiking

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

8 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

Content Produced in Partnership with Taiwan Tourism Bureau 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. Also […]

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 […]

Machu Picchu or Patagonia: Which is the Best Long Distance Trek for You?

Machu Picchu or Patagonia: Which is the Best Long Distance Trek for You?

If you’re considering doing a long distance trek, South America’s signature hikes should be at the top of your expedition bucket list. Machu Picchu and the O or W in Patagonia are amazing, multi-day journeys that are designed to change […]

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

One of the most iconic hikes in South America and one of the top 5 ranked treks in the world, the Inca Trail is an impressive mix of climate zones, topography and ancient history. But between 3 am wakeup calls […]