Hiking

Our 40-person group hiking Pacaya
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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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Fishing boats on the Italian Riviera in Cinque Terre
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Italy Expert Jessica Yeager Shares How To Go Beyond The Guidebook In Cinque Terre

Looking to travel to Italy’s Cinque Terre? Italy expert and creator of Traveling Through Life Jessica Yeager shares where to eat and drink, how to immerse yourself in local culture, where to take in an Italian Riviera sunset, and how to go beyond the guidebook in the Cinque Terre Italy. […]

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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
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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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