Hiking

Full Indian's Nose sunrise
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Hiking Indian’s Nose In Guatemala: The World’s Most Surreal Sunrise Experience

“Beep. Beep. Beep.” Is it 3:30am already? While I had willed myself to resist the temptation of San Pedro’s nightlife, the girls in the room next to me clearly hadn’t, as their shriek-like giggling and all-night techno party made it difficult to catch the necessary six hours of shut-eye I […]

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Conquering The King’s Trail On Hawaii’s Big Island
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Conquering The King’s Trail On Hawaii’s Big Island

During a recent trip to Hawaii’s Big Island, I had the pleasure of staying at Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, which is within walking distance to ancient ponds, historical village ruins and, the focus of this post, The King’s Trail, or The Mamalahoa Trail in Hawaiian. When you enter […]

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Bus-Free Through India: Ascending Tall Peaks And The World’s Highest Organic Tea Garden
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Bus-Free Through India: Ascending Tall Peaks And The World’s Highest Organic Tea Garden

Ascending the second-highest mountain in the Western Ghats. Trekking through the world’s highest organic tea garden.Viewing Nilgiri Tahr, an endemic and endangered species. These are just a few of the many experiences I have on today’s trek. The group awakes early at our high altitude Rhodo Valley Campsite — situated […]

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The beginning of our hike in Munnar into the Silent Valley National Park
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Bus-Free Through India: High-Altitude Hiking Through Kerala’s Silent Valley

You know when you’re at an arcade playing those virtual reality racing games, and you push the pedal down as hard as you can, turning the wheel manically to swerve around other vehicles and reach the finish line first? That’s kind of what I’m doing now, only instead of virtual […]

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Bus-Free Through India: An Eight-Part Travel Series
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Bus-Free Through India: An Eight-Part Travel Series

I hate bus tours. I don’t know if it’s because I fall asleep like a newborn baby when I’m in a moving vehicle, or because my urge to use all my senses when traveling becomes muted behind the smudged plexiglass, but I always feel like I’ve just watched a film […]

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Big Island, Hawaii
by in Adventure, Hiking, North America, Travel Guides

3 Unique Hikes On Hawaii’s Big Island

Big Island is a great destination for active travelers, as the destination boasts swimming with manta rays, scuba diving, surfing, hula classes, stand up paddle boarding, cliff diving and much more. Hiking in Hawaii is also a great experience, especially on Big Island, as it’s littered with trails, each with […]

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Trekking through the colorful Dana Biosphere Reserve
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Adventures In The Middle East: Top Hikes In Jordan

While I had known Jordan was full of religious and historical sites, before traveling to the country I never realized it was also home to myriad truly inspiring hiking trails. Throughout #MyJordanJourney, I was lucky enough to get to experience a few for myself. Here are my top picks for […]

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Trekking to Martial Glacier
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Free Adventures In Patagonia: Trekking Martial Glacier In Ushuaia

Hiking in Patagonia should be on everyone adventure traveler’s bucket list. One great budget-friendly hike when visiting Ushuaia in Argentina’s Patagonia region is to Martial Glacier. While travelers typically opt to take on the Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park outside El Calafate — which is a great […]

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Valle de Lobos: A Budget-Friendly Hiking Alternative To Tierra del Fuego In Ushuaia, Argentina
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Valle de Lobos: A Budget-Friendly Hiking Alternative To Tierra del Fuego In Ushuaia, Argentina

When traveling to Ushuaia in Argentina’s Patagonia region, the main attraction is trekking in Tierra del Fuego National Park. While absolutely stunning, a trip there can be expensive and somewhat tedious in terms of getting there. Depending on what your travel plans are, you may want to try some cheaper […]

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Atop Wulong
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Active Exploring In Taiwan’s Taroko National Park

Encompassing 920 km² (355 square miles), Taroko National Park is one of Taiwan’s eight national parks. It spans Taichung City, Nantou County and Hualien County, and includes an array of recreational activities, attractions and beautiful landscapes. One highlight of visiting the national park is its magnificent Taroko Gorge — the […]

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