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10 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Tour du Mont Blanc

You're all set to explore the Alps, now what? Why not add some substance to the reel of Mont Blanc-related daydreams twirling your mind by checking out some interesting facts [...]

Destinations By Kelsey Krahn March 28, 2022

The 10 Best Long-Distance Hikes in the United States

With 63 National Parks, 155 National Forests, and 20 National Grasslands, the United States is abundant with untouched wilderness to explore. Possessing world-renowned thru-hikes, from the Appalachian Trail Pacific Crest [...]

Destinations By Claire Whitters March 24, 2022

To Push the Season…

Snow and melt water still line the edges of the road, while my gloved hand up-shifts for a brief sprint out of the saddle. Despite being dressed in long leggings, [...]

General By Shannon Burt March 21, 2022

A Comprehensive Accommodations Guide for the Tour du Mont Blanc

Are you thinking of trekking the Tour du Mont Blanc? Book your accommodation as soon as possible! Unfortunately, refuges (mountain huts) book super fast, requiring you to book as early [...]

Destinations By Kelsey Krahn March 18, 2022

The Pressure to Post: How Smartphones Can Help and Hinder our Adventures

Phones can help us research, plan, book, pay for, and embark on our adventures. They can teach us how to say “hello” and “thank you” in another language and they [...]

General By Mallory Kirzinger March 15, 2022

Camino Vía de la Plata: Itinerary, Accommodations, History, and More

Vía de la Plata is a wonderfully challenging pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. Stretching from southern to northern Spain, it is not surprising that this pilgrimage has earned the title [...]

Destinations By Claire Whitters March 10, 2022

Camino Portugués: A Pilgrims Itinerary to the Two Route Options

The Camino Portugués, otherwise known as the Portuguese Way, is the second most popular Camino de Santiago route to the Camino Francés. More rural, and arguably more picturesque than the [...]

Destinations By Claire Whitters March 4, 2022

Best Time to Hike the Tour du Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc's scenery evolves from a wildflower spectacle to a magical winter wonderland throughout the seasons, transforming from an "easier" (for lack of a better word) trek to a more [...]

Destinations By Kelsey Krahn February 25, 2022

Discover the Camino del Norte: Itinerary, Accommodations, History and More

The Camino del Norte is an adventure of a lifetime. Otherwise known as the Northern Way, this long-distance pilgrimage wanders along the Cantabrian coastline before heading inland to the enchanting [...]

Destinations By Claire Whitters February 17, 2022

The Best Time to Walk the Camino de Santiago: Explore the Individual Route’s Seasonalities

One of the most revered pilgrimages in the world, the Camino de Santiago has over eight different route options travelling through various topographies and countries in southwestern Europe. Whether you [...]

Destinations By Claire Whitters February 11, 2022