As I hike, the scenery is mainly bird-filled woodland, although I also spot a hot orange salamander, and is extremely peaceful.
Running for 32 miles (51 kilometers) along the Delaware River, the McDade Recreational Trail is within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and is accessible without a car — about a 10 minute walk, actually, from the hotel.
Let me start off by saying Lake Bled, one of Slovenia’s most popular tourist attractions, is not overrated. Not one little bit. Picture this: You’re in the Julian Alps. A fairytale medieval castle with Romanesque tower, drawbridge and moat sits […]
One thing I loved about home-basing in Ljubljana is the accessibility to countryside and nature. As the purpose of my Croatia-Slovenia journey was to be outside clearing my head in a beautiful place as much as possible — especially with my […]
It takes me a bit to get used to the hairpin turns, the almost Mario Kart-like feeling of zooming right into basalt rock walls or toppling down cliffside. Luckily, the idyllic scenery of São Jorge, a mix of water, mountains […]
There are over 20 designated hiking trails — not to mention 10+ unofficial ones — on the Azorean island of São Miguel. If you enjoy the outdoors, it’s recommended to do at least one, even if you only have a […]
One great thing about Phoenix, Arizona, is that while it has the amenities of a city (great restaurants and bars, shopping, accessibility), it’s also full of outdoor adventures. On a Monday morning I decided to take one on: Squaw Peak. […]
When I was 16, my parents took a trip to Arizona‘s Grand Canyon. As I couldn’t skip high school classes, I had to stay behind and stare enviously at stunning red rock and colorful sunset Grand Canyon photos from from […]
California‘s Joshua Tree National Park is something from another planet, or at least that’s how it seems. In my mind, the park always had a cloak of mystery and sometimes even darkness wrapped around it, the very place where Charles […]
Despite living in New York City I do own a car. Actually, let me rephrase that. I pay for a car; however, because in the one month I kept it here I racked up $400 in red light camera and […]