Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek in 12 Days

Julie Nepal 74 Comments

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. While traveling through …

Drakensburg

Tranquility in the Southern Drakensberg Mountains

Julie Lesotho, South Africa 2 Comments

The Drakensberg Mountains, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, cut through the eastern portion of South Africa. The mountain range starts at Blyde River Canyon, located just west of Kruger National Park, and heads southward, through the smaller country of Swaziland, and ending near Lesotho. For four nights we stayed at the Umzimkulu River Lodge in Underberg, located in the southern …

Puez Odle Hike Italy

How to Hike the Puez-Odle Altopiano Trail in the Dolomites

Julie Italy 47 Comments

The Puez-Odle Altopiano is a spectacular hike from start to finish. With jaw-dropping views of the Dolomites, fields of wildflowers, and endless alpine views, this is our favorite hike in the Dolomites. The Puez-Odle hike is a 10.6 mile hike along some of the highest mountain peaks in the Dolomites.  The hike involves 850 meters of climbing (a chairlift shaves …

Lagazuoi Hike Photo

Lagazuoi to Passo Falzarego: Hiking the Frontline Trail

Julie Italy 29 Comments

This short, easy hike starts with a cable car ride to one of the highest peaks in the area. From this spot, the views across the Dolomites are incredible. To turn this into a hike, it’s a completely downhill walk back to Passo Falzarego (the Falzarego Pass). On the way, you can explore bunkers and tunnels from World War I. …

Hiking the Cinque Terre

Hiking the Cinque Terre: What You Need to Know

Julie Italy 120 Comments

The Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a group of five towns perched on the dramatic coastline of Italy, just north of Pisa. The towns are easily recognizable, with their pastel buildings stacked on top of one another, overlooking the harbors below. Each town offers something a little bit different than the others, and part of the fun …

Romsdalseggen Hike

Hiking Romsdalseggen Ridge in Norway (+ Photos & Helpful Tips)

Julie Norway 14 Comments

The Romsdalseggen hike is a point to point hike that traverses the Romsdalseggen Ridge, with views over the fjords, the town of Åndalsnes, and even out to the western coastline of Norway to the Atlantic Ocean. On our first trip to Norway, this was the hike that I was looking forward to the most. The photos and videos I saw …

Trolltunga Norway

Hiking Trolltunga: Helpful Tips, Hiking Stats, Photos & Trail Guide

Julie Norway 137 Comments

Trolltunga is one of Norway’s most popular hikes for good reason. It is an incredibly scenic hike, ending at the Troll’s tongue, a thin sliver of rock perfect for creative photographs. This is definitely a hike to add to your bucket list. For us, the hike to Trolltunga was our third of four hikes in Norway. Kjeragbolten was our favorite, but …

Pulpit Rock with Kids

How to Hike to Pulpit Rock in Norway (+ HELPFUL Tips)

Julie Norway 44 Comments

The hike to Pulpit Rock is one of the most popular hikes in Norway. With great views, a relatively easy hiking trail, and convenient accessibility from the town of Stavanger, this hike has a big appeal for many visitors to Norway. With that being said, you should expect big crowds in the summer months. Unless you start your day early …