Hiking

Multnomah Falls
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Photo Essay: A Day Trip To The Columbia River Gorge From Portland, Orgeon

Located just 40 minutes outside of Portland, Oregon, the Columbia River Gorge is worth a day trip. On a recent jaunt to this uber sustainable destination I escaped from the city to immerse myself in nature through a hiking trip with First Nature (firstnaturetravels@gmail.com). Free farmer’s market sampling, foraging, waterfalls, […]

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Immerse Yourself In Amalfi Coast Culture On This Newly-Launched Local Living Tour
by in Art and Culture, Europe, Food and Drink, Hiking, Travel Guides

Immerse Yourself In Amalfi Coast Culture On This Newly-Launched Local Living Tour

To many travel is about escaping reality. Through my other travel publication, Epicure & Culture, myself and team are tweaking this notion. Instead of getting away, we’re making it easy for travelers to put themselves in someone else’s reality: the reality of a local. Newly launched in June 2014, Epicure […]

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Atop Wulong
by in Adventure, Asia, Hiking, Photography

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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Unedited Super Shots Of The Inca Trail, Peru
by in Adventure, Hiking, Photography, South America

Unedited Super Shots Of The Inca Trail, Peru

During my three-month backpacking trip through South America, hiking the Inca Trail was a top experience on my bucket list. The only reason I questioned whether I would do it or not is you need to book six months in advance — especially if you go between June and August […]

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Our 40-person group hiking Pacaya
by in Adventure, Central America, Editor's Journal, Hiking

Guatemala Adventure: Why Hiking Pacaya Is Not Antigua’s Must-Have Experience (And What To Do Instead)

Before arriving in Guatemala’s Antigua I was told hiking the active Pacaya Volcano was a must-have experience. I read articles and talked to locals, most touting the excursion as exciting and talking of beautiful sunsets and getting to see red flowing lava. Standing at 8,373 feet (2,552 meters) it was one […]

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