Hiking to Tigers Nest Bhutan

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

Julie Bhutan 0 Comments

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 …

Hiking Tre Cime Dolomites

Hiking the Tre Cime di Lavaredo Loop

Julie Italy 0 Comments

The Tre Cime de Lavaredo is one of the Dolomites’ iconic views. Three massive rocky prominences rise up from the rolling scenery of the Dolomites, surrounded by amazing views and, during the summer months, wildflowers. As far as hiking goes, this is a relatively easy hike. Tre Cime is great for kids, so if you are here on a family …

Hiking Old Rag Kids

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. …

Climbing Arthur's Seat

Arthur’s Seat: Climb an Extinct Volcano in Edinburgh

Julie Scotland 2 Comments

Arthur’s Seat…a jagged, grassy prominence rising up from the urban sprawl of Edinburgh, offers one of the best views of the city. It’s a short, slightly strenuous hike to the highest point, but absolutely worth it to look out over Edinburgh from this vantage point. What is Arthur’s Seat? Arthur’s Seat is located in Holyrood Park, at the end of …

Hiking in Mendoza Argentina

Hiking to Aconcagua Base Camp in Argentina

Julie Argentina 8 Comments

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. …

Julie Rivenbark Kjeragbolten

The Kjeragbolten Hike: A Complete Guide

Julie Norway 6 Comments

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 …

10 Best Day Hikes World

10 Best Day Hikes in the World

Julie 10 Best 21 Comments

Where can you go to find that perfect day hike? The hike that leaves you breathless as you climb the summit of the mountain. The hike with the awe-inspiring views. The hike that is so enjoyable because the terrain and its views are always changing. The hike that has you saying “Wow!” over and over again. The hike that looks …