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How To Prepare and Pack For the Inca Trail

For someone who’s never been to South America and never been on a multi-day hike, it was daunting to prepare for the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. In retrospect, I wish I was even better prepared than I was so I want to share some tips on how to train and how to pack for the 4 day 3 night classic Inca Trail. To read more about the actual trail, click here. Continue reading

4 Day 3 Night Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

When I first found out about Machu Picchu, I was 100% sure I was going to take the train up; hiking never crossed my mind. Years later, I somehow decided it would be cool to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Maybe I wanted a challenge or a sense of accomplishment, or maybe it was purely peer pressure because most people I know had done it. Regardless of why I changed my mind, I’m so glad I did it and want to share with you my journey! Continue reading

What to See, Do, and Eat in Acadia National Park, Maine

If you visit the US, you will want to visit the beautiful national parks outside of big cities. Acadia National Park located in Maine is a really popular choice if you are visiting the East Coast. Or if you live in New York and want to find a long weekend getaway, this is, in my opinion, an amazing choice. Continue reading