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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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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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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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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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Best Surf Spots in Europe (For Intermediates & For Beginners)

Coming from Southern California, we had pretty high standards when it came to looking for awesome waves to surf.  After traveling through 15 countries on our road trip through Europe, these were our favorite surf destinations.  Each one offers a unique experience both in the water and out.  By far, our favorite area was the …

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9 Reasons to Visit Hossegor, France

Out of all the cute towns in Europe, Hossegor, France became our favorite.  It’s surfy, it’s foodie, it’s nature-y.  If you are like us, this too will become your favorite place in Europe after one step into Hossegor. The combination of cobblestone streets, bike paths, french bakeries, and big name surf shops, will leave you …

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