Complete 2019 Havasu Falls Packing List

So, you’ve secured your camping permit for Havasu Falls, hooray! But you’re probably thinking “now what?” It’s time to start thinking about what to pack for your upcoming camping adventure in one of the most stunningly beautiful places in the United States! Your adventure will begin with a 10-mile trek through the canyon to reach…

13 Amazing Hot Springs in the USA

Imagine relaxing in a bubbling hot natural pool, surrounded by lush vegetation, without a single other soul around for miles. The USA is full of these off-the-beaten-path hot springs that are reasonably easy to access and available for anyone to enjoy! We have our personal favorites but we also enlisted the help of a few…

7 Must-Visit Waterfalls on Cebu Island in The Philippines

Cebu island offers visitors the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure. With beautiful beaches, colorful coral, massive waterfalls, canyoneering, and whale sharks, it’s a must-visit destination in the Philippines! The following 7 spectacular waterfalls on the southern end of the island are not-to-be-missed during your visit to this island paradise. Enjoy! 7 Must-Visit Waterfalls on…

6 Stunning Short Hikes in the Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the entire national park system. And for good reason. It has numerous scenic driving tours, plenty of amazing lookouts along the roads, and well-maintained hiking trails that range from easy to strenuous. The month of October is especially spectacular in the park as…

Southern Germany Road Trip Itinerary

Southern Germany offers dramatic scenery, ancient castles, friendly people, and quaint villages. Our 2 week road trip itinerary will take you to all of the highlights in this beautiful region including the amazing Berg Eltz Castle!

Ultimate 2019 Guide for The Wave, Arizona: Permits, Lottery & Hiking

If The Wave is on your bucket list, as it should be, getting a permit will take some patience, persistence, and a bit of luck. Check out our list of FAQs to help you with any and every question ranging from how to get one of those elusive permits, what to bring, what to expect, and how to get there.

The Best Hiking Shoes and Boots for Havasu Falls

If you are planning a trip to Havasu Falls this year you are probably beginning to think about what you’ll need to pack for your upcoming adventure. We created a comprehensive packing list to help you plan, but wanted to spend more time on the two most important items that you’ll need to bring –…

9 Essential Tips for Surviving Van Life

Our van life life began back in November of 2013 when my now husband, Nick, and I were on a 15-month journey abroad (oh how I could have used some of these van life tips then!). We were surfing in Indonesia and realized that we were probably the closest to New Zealand that we would…