Hiking to Tigers Nest Bhutan

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking to the Tiger’s Nest, Bhutan

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The Tiger’s Nest Monastery, also known as Paro Takstang, is one of Bhutan’s most recognized spots. Even people on the quickest of tours through Bhutan find the time to make it here. Why? Because this place is extraordinary. The Tiger’s Nest Monastery is a small collection of buildings precariously perched on a cliff, 900 meters off of the ground. It …

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Hiking Old Rag in Shenandoah National Park (with Kids)

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Old Rag is an awesome hike in Shenandoah National Park. Some say it’s even the best hike in the mid-Atlantic region. We hiked Old Rag in May 2013 and loved it. The Old Rag hike is strenuous, with lots of switchback trails and rock scrambling. The reward from the top of Old Rag are 360° views of the Shenandoah Mountains. …

Quiraing Isle of Skye

Hiking the Quiraing on the Isle of Skye

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For one of the most spectacular views on the Isle of Skye, do not miss the Quiraing. These dramatic cliffs are gorgeous, rain or shine. Our Experience Hiking the Quiraing The hike around the Quiraing was high on our list. There is no better way to see the scenery than hiking around it (or maybe, nowadays, flying a drone…but that …

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Whitewater Rafting in Mendoza, Argentina

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Whitewater rafting in Mendoza, Argentina is one of the most popular adventure activities in this part of the country. We spent the morning with Potrerillos Explorer Rafting, one of the premiere rafting companies in Mendoza. We had a blast and this was one of our highlights of our recent trip to Argentina. Whitewater Rafting in Mendoza, Argentina The prime spot for …

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Hiking to Aconcagua Base Camp in Argentina

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Mount Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in the world outside of Asia. At 6,962 meters (22,841 ft) it still does not come within the top 100 tallest mountains in the world!! All of these behemoths are located in the Himalayas, stretching from Pakistan to Nepal to China. Many people travel to Mendoza, Argentina, to go on mountaineering expeditions to summit Mt. …

Rock Climbing Mendoza

Rock Climbing in Mendoza, Argentina with Andes Vertical

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Mendoza, Argentina is famous for its production of Malbec wine. What most people do not know is that Mendoza, Argentina is also an excellent destination for adventure sports enthusiasts. Rock climbing, white water rafting, horseback riding, parasailing, and trekking in the Andes are just a few of the activities to keep visitors busy in between wine tastings. We spent a …

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12 Days in South America: Santiago, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina

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Our twelve day tour through Chile and Argentina was quite the adventure. There were moments we loved and moments we hated. This trip, for some reason, seemed so difficult. Never have we had so many things go wrong in such a short period of time. We lived some of those travel horror stories that you hear about from other people …

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The Kjeragbolten Hike: A Complete Guide

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The Kjeragbolten hike is one of the most spectacular hikes in the world. We have hiked on some amazing trails around the globe, in countries like Australia, South Africa, China, and Nepal. The four of us agree that the Kjeragbolten hike is still our favorite in the world. To read about our 10 favorite hikes in the world, read this post: 10 …

Everest Base Camp Photos

Everest Base Camp Trek in 18 Amazing Photos

Julie Nepal 8 Comments

The Everest Base Camp Trek takes those willing to do it through some of the most gorgeous terrain in the world. While trekking, ascending hundreds of meters every day, fighting for oxygen, and dealing with fatigue and the symptoms of early altitude sickness, it was difficult to appreciate the true beauty of the trek. Yes, we were amazed at the snowcapped Himalayas towering …

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Cycling to the White Temple, Chiang Rai Thailand

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Chiang Rai was our final stop in Thailand.  This very small town is located in the far northeast of Thailand, not far from Laos and Myanmar.  Here the terrain was mountainous and very lush, with lots of palm trees, tea and rice plantations, and banana trees.  Since it was January, it was the cool, dry season, but daytime temperatures still …

Tyler Abseiling Krabi

Learning to Rock Climb in Krabi, Thailand

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Krabi, Thailand is one of the world’s best places to learn how to rock climb.  Our family has always had an interest in rock climbing but our only real experience so far was a few climbs up the rock wall at our local gym.  While in Krabi, rock climbing was at the top of our list for things to do. …

Tyler and Kara Krabi

Favorite Photos, Favorite Moments from Krabi, Thailand

Julie Thailand 6 Comments

Krabi, Thailand…paradise.  We spent nine amazing, action-packed days here, swimming, kayaking, rock climbing, snorkeling, playing on the beach, and island hopping.  Without a doubt this is our family’s new favorite spot in the world.  This is such a beautiful place with so much to do…we could stay here a lot longer and never get bored.  I took well over a …

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Island Hopping Off the Coast of Thailand

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Ahhh…we finally made it to the beautiful beaches of Thailand. Tyler and Kara have been looking forward to this for so long, our first real beach destination in almost six months of travel. Some pure fun in the sun has been long overdue for these two kiddos and we arrived just in time for Christmas. Tim and I wanted to …

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Going on Camel Safari In Jaisalmer, India

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Jaisalmer, India, a small city located in the desert just 130 kilometers from India’s border with Pakistan, was our home for five days.  When planning this trip and learning that we could go on a camel safari in the desert, sleeping under the stars at night, we all got very excited.  What a cool thing to do! We had plenty …

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Trekking to Everest Base Camp in Nepal

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Trekking to Everest Base Camp in Nepal was one of the highlights of our trip around the world.  In fact, this trek was so important to us that we planned the entire year around this two week adventure. Trekking to base camp was more challenging than we anticipated, both physically and mentally, but was absolutely worth it. Traveling through the …