Day Hiking in the Mountains of Queenstown


Queenstown, New Zealand is a mountain lover’s paradise. The quaint town sits on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by towering mountains that seem to rise directly out of the water. Driving through this portion of the South Island of New Zealand, you will regularly have your breath taken away by the snow-capped,Read more

10 Things to Know About Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu


The main purpose of my recent trip to South America was to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Although that goal was definitely in jeopardy for awhile thanks to my back issues, my doctor gave me enough pain medication to bring down the Peruvian Army, so I’m thrilled to say that I was ableRead more