Patagonia Day Hike: Fitz Roy (Laguna de Los Tres), El Chalten, Argentina

This guide tells you everything you need to know about the Fitz Roy day hike to Laguna de Los Tres.

You may not recognize Mt. Fitz Roy by its name, but you must have heard of the clothing brand Patagonia. The Patagonia logo is actually an outline of Mt. Fitz Roy in Argentina. Mt. Fitz Roy is the tallest mountain in the Argentine Patagonia, boarding Chile and Argentina near the town of El Chalten and it’s one of the most technically difficult for mountaineering. Continue reading

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Day Hike In Patagonia: Mirador Las Torres, Chile

If there is one hike you must do in Torres del Paine in Patagonia, it would be the Mirador Las Torres hike.

When you Google Search “Patagonia”, the images that will come up the most often is that of Las Torres, located in Torres del Paine, Chile. It is THE ionic hike in all of Chile and Chilean Patagonia. Las Torres mean “towers” in Spanish and indeed the mountains are named such because of the 3 granite towers. Continue reading

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How To Prepare and Pack For the Inca Trail

Planning to hike Machu Picchu/ do the Inca Trail? This guide shows you everything you need to know on how to prepare and pack for your 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