Tag: hiking

8 Must-Do Day Hikes in Queenstown

Queenstown hill New Zealand while hiking in Queenstown

Hiking around Queenstown is a great free activity to do during your visit. In this post, we list 8 amazing hikes in Queenstown that almost any visitor can do including Read more…

Hiking Roys Peak for Sunrise

roys peak in new zealand

As one of the best day hikes in New Zealand, Roys Peak should be on your list of things to do! But, don’t just do it on any plain day Read more…

Tackling the 2,200 Stairs on the Sealy Tarns Track

Views on the Sealy Tarns Track

The Sealy Tarns Track is a challenging climb up 2,200 stairs within Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand. Although it is quite the climb for a one-day hike, the Read more…

The Fernhill Loop Track: Another Short Hike in Queenstown

the fernhill loop track

The Fernhill Loop Track is one of the most easily accessible day-hikes in Queenstown. Since it is much less popular than many others, the Fernhill Loop Track offers a quiet Read more…

The Ben Lomond Track Day Hike – Know Before You Go

Ben Lomond Hike

The Ben Lomond hike is easily one of the best short hikes in Queenstown. The hike takes you to all levels of Queenstown’s landscape diversity, from the thick pine forests Read more…

Machu Picchu, Inca City – Part 2 : Is Machu Picchu Worth It?

On our travels through South America, we heard mixed reviews about the “Seven Wonder of the World” – Machu Picchu. The negative reviews along with the high costs associated with Read more…

Machu Picchu, Inca City – Part One: The Salkantay Trek

After lots of research, we finally decided the Salkantay Trek was our best option for getting to Machu Picchu. It was affordable, easily booked, and promised amazing mountain views.  We Read more…

The Colca Canyon Tour – Our Experience and Tips

Most people don’t know that besides the famous Machu Picchu, Peru boasts the Colca Canyon which is deeper the Grand Canyon! Only a couple of hours driving from the city Read more…

​"You’re not a Mountaineer, Bianca" – How I survived Hiking Acatenango in Guatemala

We arrived at the starting point and I was so nervous thinking “am I going to make it up? Will I die up there? What if I want to turn around?”

Bariloche’s Best Hike: The Cerro Tronador

We went to the top tourist destination of Bariloche and did the least touristy hike. We found ourselves 7000ft in the mountains surrounded by glaciers. It was incredible.