Perhaps the biggest highlight to my recent trip through Banff National Park was having the opportunity to visit Moraine Lake, explore the Rockpile Trail and canoe on its vivid turquoise waters. While I had seen a million photographs of Moraine Lake’s vibrant color, I was somewhat skeptical about what I’d actually see in person.
nic treasure that attracts visitors from around the globe. Popularized by its otherworldly color, Lake Louise is a highlight for most visitors of Banff Canada.
The Three Sisters Viewpoint hike in Canmore, Canada was one of my favorite points of interest we hit during my last trip to Alberta. easiest to reach by car, you could also reach it by foot depending on where you’re staying in Canmore. ke in Canmore, Canada while sharing some of my favorite photos from our visit.
Of all the hikes available throughout Banff Canada, the Johnston Canyon Ink Pots hike strikes the perfect balance between difficulty and enjoyment. The Johnston Canyon Ink Pots hike is one of the most popular destinations in Banff Canada which means it can be extremely busy. However, if you follow the tips outlined in this guide and plan accordingly you can skip the mess and have an amazing hike like we did.
Discover the Bow Lake Viewpoint and Crowfoot Glacier, both located along the Icefields Parkway in Alberta, Canada’s Banff National Park. In this post I’ll cover what to expect when visiting both of these iconic stops in the Canadian Rockies.
Did you know that in Tromso, Norway you can book a guided husky hike? Yes, you heard right, you can explore the Arctic Circle with a beautiful husky by your side! I spent five days in Tromso and my visit to Villmarkssenter, renowned for its dogsledding and husky hikes, was a huge highlight of my trip.
After spending a week exploring Banff National Park in Canada, I’m excited to share one of my favorite activities with you, the Larch Valley hike to Sentinel Pass. This was my first time visiting the Canadian Rockies, and the experience was nothing short of spectacular.
Just a stones throw away from Banff National Park, don’t sleep on Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park. It’s best known for being Canada’s second-largest waterfall, and should be on every traveler’s itinerary when visiting the area. In this blog post, I’ll get you ready to navigate through everything you should know about experiencing Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park.
In this blog post, I’ll cover everything you need to know when experiencing the Lake Agnes Tea House and Big Beehive hike. I’ll also share some of my favorite photos from this unforgettable adventure in Banff National Park!
Nestled within the heart of the Dartry Mountains in County Sligo, The Mount Benbulben Forest Walk offers an unforgettable experience for those looking to spend an afternoon disconnecting from the hustle bustle of daily life. In this post, I’ll share insights from my visit to Benbulben, provide essential tips for tackling the trail, and showcase some of the beautiful photos I took of the surrounding area during my visit!
Ireland is overflowing with beautiful coastal cliffs to explore and The National Trust Carrick a Rede rope bridge in Northern Ireland is no exception. In this post I’m going to cover everything you should know when visiting The National Trust Carrick a Rede rope bridge in Northern Ireland. I’ll cover helpful topics like how to book your reservation in advance as well as recommendations on places to stay in the area.
Even if you’ve never visited Ireland chances are you’ve at least heard of the Cliffs of Moher. Although these aren’t the tallest coastal cliff faces in Ireland, they’re some of the most accessible and impressive terrain you’ll encounter on the Emerald Isle. In this post I’ll discuss everything you should know when visiting the Cliffs of Moher. I’ll discuss important things like the best time of year and day to visit and strategies for improving your odds of seeing the cliffs on a clear day.
The significance of Croagh Patrick Mountain dates back to 441 AD when Saint Patrick is said to have fasted on the mountain for forty days. Since then the mountain has enjoyed significance for its religious history and is one of the most popular attractions in County Mayo, Ireland. After successfully reaching the top and enjoying incredible views of the surrounding area I’m happy to share with you everything I wish I knew before attempting this amazing climb!
Learn what to expect when attempting the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu from my time hiking in South America with Alpaca Expeditions. In this post I’ll provide a day by day overview of the trek, packing suggestions and more!
If you’re interested in exploring the Crown of the Continent be sure to read this list of Glacier National Park facts and tips I’ve compiled to know before visiting. In this post I’m going to cover a number of facts about the park along with useful information you’ll want to know when planning your trip. From timed entry reservations to booking marquee lodging in the park (which sells out a year in advance) I’m going to make sure you don’t face any surprises when planning your trip to GNP!
Although Devil’s Bridge takes the cake as my top hike in Sedona, hiking the Seven Sacred Pools to Soldier Pass Trail is a very close second place. In this post I’m going to cover everything you should know before hiking from the Seven Sacred Pools to Soldier Pass during your trip to Sedona. I’ll cover useful tips like when to arrive at the trailhead and where to look for the Devil’s Kitchen Sinkhole along the way!
A quick hike from the Tundra Communities trailhead is the perfect activity after a short break at the nearby Alpine Visitor center during your visit to Rocky Mountain National Park.The trailhead starts you off at just over 12,000 feet (nearly 3,700 meters) and has minimal elevation gain. At about 1.0 mile roundtrip it welcomes visitors of all ages and ability levels.
Known for some of the best hiking and most scenic drives in the United States, in this post I’m going to cover the best things to do in Glacier National Park. If you’re planning a trip to Glacier National Park let this post serve as your guide to planning your itinerary. I’ve spent countless hours researching, planning and experiencing the park firsthand and this is a curated list of my favorite activities that I experienced.
Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado offers over 350 miles (560+ kilometers) of hiking trails including the stunning Emerald Lake Trail. Given that, it’s no secret that this is one of the US National Park system’s most popular destinations for outdoor lovers. In this post I’ll cover everything to know before attempting this marquee hike!
Rocky Mountain National Park is home to a number of beautiful alpine lakes and in today’s post we’ll be discussing the hike to Dream Lake, Colorado. In this post we’ll cover all kinds of facts about the park along with everything you should know before hiking out to Dream Lake.