Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone: Things to Know Before You Go

Julie United States 7 Comments

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is one of Yellowstone National Park’s top attractions. With two rims to visit, multiple viewpoints, and several hiking trails, there is a lot to do here. In this guide, we share the best things to do at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone with tips to help you plan your time.   Interesting Facts …

How to Hike Silver Falls

How to Hike the Silver Falls Loop Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Julie United States 2 Comments

The Silver Falls Loop Trail is a wonderful short hike in Mount Rainier National Park. What it lacks in views of Mount Rainier it makes up for in its easy walkability and breathtaking views of Silver Falls. This short, easy trail is perfect for all ages and ability levels. Less than 4 miles in length, with just a small amount …

Godafoss

20 Best Waterfalls in Iceland & Their Exact Locations

Julie Iceland 9 Comments

Iceland…the land of fire and ice…and more waterfalls than you can count. If you are planning a trip to Iceland, you’ve heard of Gulfoss, seen photos of Skógafoss, and you are probably planning to walk behind Seljalandsfoss. These are just a handful of the best waterfalls in Iceland to visit. In this post, we list 20 of the best waterfalls …

Haifoss

How to Visit Háifoss Waterfall (+ Drone Video & HELPFUL Tips)

Julie Iceland 9 Comments

Háifoss Waterfall is one of Iceland’s most spectacular waterfalls. Located in the beautiful Þjórsárdalur valley, Háifoss makes a great detour on a road trip around the Golden Circle or during the drive out to Landmannalaugar. In this guide, we cover how to visit Háifoss, how to get here, and we let you know about several nearby destinations that are just …

Skogafoss Waterfall Way Hike

Skógafoss and the Amazing Waterfall Way Hike

Julie Iceland 6 Comments

The Skógafoss Waterfall hike (also called the Skógá Trail or Waterfall Way) is one of Iceland’s most underrated experiences. This trail starts at the mighty Skógafoss waterfall and follows the Skógá River upstream for 8 km (5 miles). As you hike through this lush, green landscape, you get to see 25 more waterfalls, dramatic canyons, and glacier-capped volcanoes just off …

Aldeyjarfoss

How to Get to Aldeyjarfoss and Hrafnabjargafoss, Iceland

Julie Iceland Leave a Comment

Aldeyjarfoss and Hrafnabjargafoss are two off-the-beaten-path waterfalls located in northern Iceland. To get here, you will need a 4×4, but you will leave the crowds behind and get to see two of Iceland’s very unique and beautiful waterfalls. A visit here can be easily combined with a visit to Godafoss. Here’s how to do it. Where are Aldeyjarfoss and Hrafnabjargafoss? …

Bruarfoss

How to Visit Brúarfoss Waterfall (and Is It Worth It?)

Julie Iceland 6 Comments

Brúarfoss waterfall is famous for its brilliantly blue color. In fact, it’s called “Iceland’s Bluest Waterfall.” To get here, you have to be prepared to walk. The only way to see Brúarfoss is by hiking. A visit to Brúarfoss requires a 7 km (4.4 miles) round trip walk and roughly 2 to 3 hours of your time. There once was …

Selfoss Waterfall

How to Visit Dettifoss and Selfoss Waterfalls in Iceland

Julie Iceland 12 Comments

Dettifoss is one of Europe’s most powerful waterfalls. Selfoss is a smaller but more elegant waterfall located just upriver. There are viewpoints of Dettifoss and Selfoss from the east and west sides of the river. Each side offers a slightly different experience. For the best experience, you can view Dettifoss and Selfoss from the east and west riverbanks. However, this …

Glymur Waterfall

Glymur Waterfall: Step-By-Step Hiking Guide (+ Drone Video)

Julie Iceland 7 Comments

Glymur Waterfall is Iceland’s second tallest waterfall. You can only get to it by hiking, but what a beautiful hike it is. This hike features a short walk through a cave, two river crossings, and many amazing views of the waterfall. It’s relatively short, it’s fun, and it’s located near Reykjavík, so this hike can be added to even quick …

How to Get to Sigoldugljufur

How to Get to Sigöldugljúfur (+ Drone Video & HELPFUL Tips)

Julie Iceland 22 Comments

Sigöldugljúfur canyon is one of Iceland’s best off-the-beaten path locations. This beautiful canyon, with its wall of waterfalls, is often overlooked or unknown to many visitors to Iceland. The first time I saw images of Sigöldugljúfur online, I thought they were fake. How could this beautiful canyon with its wall of waterfalls be real? Well, I can assure you, it …

How to Visit Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes, Croatia: Best Walking Route, Helpful Tips & Photos

Julie Croatia 111 Comments

Plitvice Lakes is one of the most unique places to visit in Croatia. With easy walking trails, boardwalks suspended over the turquoise water, stunning viewpoints, and photogenic waterfalls, this is the type of place that is perfect for visitors of all ages. With different levels of lakes, four different hiking trails, seven routes through the park, and two different entrances, …

Things to do in Lake Bohinj

7 Great Things to do at Lake Bohinj in the Summer

Julie Slovenia 2 Comments

Lake Bohinj is one of our favorite places in Slovenia. It is an outdoor playground, with opportunities to go hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming. Ride the Vogel cable car for amazing views of Triglav National Park and walk to Savica waterfall, Slovenia’s most popular waterfall. Here are the best things to do at Lake Bohinj. The Best Things to …

Weekend in Asheville

A Weekend Getaway to Asheville, North Carolina

Julie United States 9 Comments

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville makes the perfect weekend getaway. There is something here for everyone, whether you are a foodie, a family, a beer aficionado, or an outdoor adventurer. In this guide, we cover the best things to do in Asheville, organized by travel style.  Must-Do Activities in Asheville The Biltmore Estate The Biltmore Estate draws thousands …

Waterfalls in Asheville

Photographing Waterfalls near Asheville, North Carolina

Julie United States 6 Comments

In 2017, I traveled solo to Asheville, North Carolina. Armed with my camera and tripod, I wanted to capture the brilliant fall colors in the area as well as spend some time photographing waterfalls. I arrived in Asheville at the very beginning of November. In some places, the falls colors were brilliant, and at others, the leaves were way past …

48 Hours in Niagara Falls

48 Hours in Niagara Falls: The Perfect Itinerary

Julie Canada, United States 14 Comments

Niagara Falls is a popular destination in North America. Straddling the border between the United States and Canada, Niagara Falls has the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world, including the mighty Victoria Falls in Africa and Iguaza Falls in South America. Not only can you tour the Falls by boat, helicopter, and your own two feet, but …