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5 Great Family Friendly Hikes In Ireland

Ireland’s beautiful green rolling hills are filled with amazing hikes that the whole family will love. We spent 2 weeks exploring the gorgeous green island on our 6 month backpacking trip through Europe. Besides the beautiful hikes to do in Ireland, the delicious food and warm, happy people, will create a memory you will never …

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15 Best Adventures in Northern Spain

Northern Spain is Europe’s best-kept secret.  You could spend your whole life here and never experience every adventure. Everywhere you look, there’s a new trail to hike, a new rock to climb, a new forest to mountain bike, and a new cove to surf. Unlike what many imagine, Spain isn’t a dry, desert-like ecosystem but …

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How to Hike the Tour Du Mont Blanc Self Guided

The 105 mile Tour du Mont Blanc hike is one of the most renowned, prestigious, and extraordinary backpacking trips in the world. While challenging, this trek doesn’t require any special expertise and hiring a guide isn’t necessary. This guide will help you plan your very own, self guided Tour du Mont Blanc trek and experience …

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How to Hike The Tour Du Mont Blanc In 7 Days: Fastpacking Guide

The Tour du Mont Blanc is honestly one of the most incredible hike we’ve ever experienced.  That’s saying something since we’ve done some really incredible hikes in Alaska, the Rockies, the Cascades, Glacier National Park, Yosemite, New Zealand, and Hawaii, just to name a few. What makes this experience so unique and incredible in comparison …

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Tour du Mont Blanc Camping Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Camping on the Tour du Mont Blanc is a great way to save money and experience beautiful camping spots on your alps adventure. This ultimate guide will tell you everything you need to know about camping on this iconic trek from where to camp, tips on wild camping, and how to coordinate food and meals. …

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35 Photos To Inspire You To Hike the Tour du Mont Blanc

The Tour du Mont Blanc is an iconic backpacking trip that every experienced hiker dreams of tackling. Located at the crossroads between France, Italy, and Switzerland in the heart of the Alps, Mont Blanc is surrounded by sharp jagged peaks on all sides and from the vantage point of the Tour du Mont Blanc, you’ll …

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La Folie Douce Hotel: The Perfect Destination in Chamonix, France

I didn’t know it was possible for a hotel to be badass, but after visiting La Folie Douce at the end of our Tour Du Mont Blanc adventure in the Alps, I’m currently in a state of awe at the perfectly thought out compilation of themes in the hotel and resort, La Folie Douce Hotel.

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One Day in Copenhagen Itinerary: 13 Amazing Things to do in 1 Day

Only have 1 day in Copenhagen? We’ve covered everything including where to eat, what to do, where to stay, and more to make for the most amazing 1 day Copenhagen itinerary… When we planned our most recent trip to Europe, we really had no intention of going to Copenhagen. Copenhagen was not our destination, it …

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Best Europe Itineraries: Top Destinations For Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventures

There’s a reason Europe is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. It’s honestly hard to not like Europe. The colorful buildings and cobbled streets, the endless waterfalls and huge mountains, and the small villages filled with green meadows. While each country in Europe is slightly different, you can’t go wrong with any trip …

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Hossegor Surf Guide: Which Break is Right for You?

Hossegor is one of the most famous surf destinations in the world.  It’s got culture, community, and best of all, really good surf (and lots of it).  The surf in Hossegor can vary a lot from north to south especially given the crazy tide swings and swell range. Here is our complete guide to the …

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Hiking the Chemin de la Mature, French Pyrenees

You can’t go wrong with any hike in the Pyrenees.  There’s just something special about small villages, the good food, and the untouched nature.  It’s all magical but the Chemin de la Mature is something extraordinary.  The Chemin de la Mature is a 4,000 foot long ledge sculpted into a sheer, massive rock face. It’s …

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Paris in One Day: An Amazing 1 Day Itinerary

I don’t like cities.  Barcelona, meh.  London, cool to see once.  But Paris, STUNNING.  Paris has so many amazing sights like the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower but what makes Paris special is everything in between.  Every single street is so picturesque, there are so many pretty parks scattered throughout the city, and the Seine …

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Best Places To Go Rock Climbing In Europe With Beginner Friendly Routes

I love Europe.  I know it’s expensive and Southeast Asia is so much more trendy these days, but there’s just something about the food and architecture that draws me to it again and again.  On our first 6 month road trip through Europe we discovered some hidden gems that were perfect climbing destinations, especially for …

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4 Best Campgrounds To Stay At In Central Norway

  Visiting Norway is incredible in itself but if you feel a little adventurous and want even more amazing experiences, camping in Norway is the way to go.  We loved using these campgrounds as our home base between days of hiking, climbing, and surfing in Norway.  Norweigan campgrounds are also amazing! They are inexpensive, clean, …

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5 Best Destinations In Croatia

After visiting 13 other European countries before arriving here, I now know what all the hype is behind Croatia.  Besides the physical warmth of the sun and the locally grown food that replenishes your cells, Croatia is like the Caribbean of Europe.  A tropical escape for anyone looking for beautiful turquoise water, outdoor activities, culture, …

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50 Things To Know When Planning Your First Trip to Europe

When compared to America, Europe is a land of cobblestone streets, weird customs, good food, throaty languages, and gorgeous nature. For most, it will come as a surprise to see the differences in traditions, infrastructures, and social systems (at least it did for us). If you’re planning a trip over to Europe, check out these …

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Outdoor Adventure Road Trip Through France

France is the perfect destination for adventure travel. France’s gorgeous mountains of the Pyrenees and the beautiful Basque coastline lend itself to numerous adventures including cycling, hiking, rock climbing, and surfing.   Besides finding an abundance of adventures and great food, you will love taking a road trip through France just to experience the culture …

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