Category Archives: ADVENTURE TRAVEL

A complete guide to hiking Half Dome in Yosemite responsibly

Hiking Half Dome Yosemite

Half Dome trail is one of the more adventurous (and dangerous) hikes in northern California, if not the entire USA. Yet, the views and adrenaline rush from scaling up the giant Dome rock are definitely worth the risk. Although hiking Half Dome in Yosemite is quite difficult, if you’re up for it, there are ways […]

How to hike El Saltillo – Malaga hiking off the beaten path

Hike El Saltillo Malaga

El Saltillo, Malaga, is one of those hikes no one has heard of. A hike in the dark shadows of the world-famous Caminito del Rey. This is good news for anyone looking for a spectacular Malaga hiking trail without the crowds. Even though more people have found their way to hiking El Saltillo from Canillas […]

21 Best places for whale watching in the world for your next ethical adventure

Madagascar is one of the best places for whale watching in the world

The sun was shining as the 20-foot boat floated in the Indian Ocean somewhere outside the small island of Sainte-Marie in eastern Madagascar. The 5-6 tourists on the boat were mesmerized. So was I. Surrounding the boat, were 3 massive humpback whales. Just hanging out. While 5 shiny dolphins were jumping playfully around them. We […]

Mulhacen hike: The only hiking guide you’ll need

The top of Mulhacen Spain

If you like climbing mountains, you should consider a Mulhacen hike next time you visit Spain. Mulhacen is a part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the highest mountain in continental Spain and the Iberian Peninsula with its towering 3479 meters. In fact, Mulhacen is the highest mountain outside the Alps in all of […]

9 Best hikes in southern California

Big Pine Lakes is one of the best hiking trails in southern California

Southern California is so much more than beaches and surf. There are huge mountain ranges, lakes, and vast forests. In fact, California holds many of the best national parks on the west coast which makes it a hiker’s paradise! There are so many trails to choose from so it can be hard to know where […]

Hiking in northern California: 8 trails not to miss!

hiking in northern California

Have you considered hiking in northern California, but are not sure where to start? There are so many amazing hikes in northern California to choose from. Though the petrifying 2650 miles long Pacific Crest Trail passes through the whole state of California from the south to the north, there are still options for anyone that […]

How to spend two days in Garmeh Iran: A desert oasis

Garmeh Iran

As soon as I decided on going to Iran, a country that is 25% desert, I knew I wanted to stay in a desert oasis. And the choice fell on the tiny village of Garmeh settled in the middle of the Dasht-e Kavir desert in Central Iran. Blessed with natural spring water and an abundance […]

6 Spectacular hikes in Cuba you should add to your bucket list

El Yunque mountain is one of the best hikes in Cuba

Cuba might not be the first country you think of when you hear hiking. However, the small Caribbean island has several mountain ranges and 10 national parks, whereof 2 are UNESCO sites. This means that there are plenty of opportunities to go hiking in Cuba, both short walks and longer treks. I really enjoyed the […]

Jotunheimen hiking: Discover Besseggen hike Norway

Top of the Besseggen hike

Climbing up the rough rocky mountain with Gjende lake 700 meters beneath you on one side and Bessvatnet lake 300 meters down on the other side, Besseggen hike is truly a unique nature experience. If you have Jotunheimen hiking on your Norway bucket list, then the Besseggen trail needs to be on your itinerary. I have […]

La Batata hike – discover Cuba’s underground river and cave system

La Batata hike

Do you want to discover Cuba off the beaten path? La Batata hike is one of the undiscovered gems of Topes de Collantes National Park in Cuba. The hike rewards you with its pristine river and a hidden natural cave system. Most tourists go to the nearby Vegas Grande waterfall and miss out on this […]

10 Best hikes in Norway – a complete hiking guide

Molden front image

While traveling, I am often asked what my home country has to offer. I used to say “nothing”. That´s a lie. Norway has nature. Stunningly beautiful nature. In abundance. Norway is a hiker’s paradise and known for its long fjords winding their way through majestic mountains and green valleys with breathtaking views. I am sure […]