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MOUNT MERU CLIMB IN TANZANIA

The little brother of Mount Kilimanjaro is often overlooked and brushed aside. Despite being the second-highest mountain in Tanzania, the climb up Mount Meru is considered an alternate adventure. Having now summited both Meru and Kili, I can tell you it’s worth adding a Mount Meru climb to your Tanzania itinerary. After an incredible summit …

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SERENGETI HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARI IN TANZANIA

The Serengeti is one of the most incredible ecosystems in the world. The scene of great migrations and incredible wildlife is one of the most popular safari destinations in Tanzania. After spending three days exploring Serengeti National Park by Jeep, I booked a trip with Serengeti Balloon Safari to enjoy a sunrise flight to see …

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15 BEST HOTELS IN FUNCHAL, MADEIRA

There are many amazing regions in Madeira but the main hub is the capital, Funchal. In this article, I’ve handpicked the best 15 hotels in Funchal. You’ll find the best top luxury hotels, value picks, and some budget hostels in the center of Funchal. QUICK PICKS: MY 3 FAVORITE HOTELS IN FUNCHAL WHY YOU SHOULD …

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PORTO SANTO TRAVEL GUIDE: 28 AWESOME THINGS TO DO

Porto Santo is an incredible island with a rich history near Madeira in Portugal. Known for its 9-kilometer beach covered in soft, powdery sand there’s a lot more to this island than first meets the eye. I spent 10 days exploring the island by mountain bike and ventured to all of the beaches, sat atop …

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10 AWESOME BEACHES ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND, PORTUGAL

Porto Santo Island is known as the “Holy Harbor” and is well-known for its long stretch of incredibly fine, sandy beach which is blessed with health-enhancing properties. Yes, the beaches on Porto Santo are different from the ones you see on Madeira Island as the sand is powdery-fine and therapeutic. In fact, there are specialized …

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ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CALHETA BEACH, MADEIRA: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Calheta Beach is one of the top sandy beaches on Madeira Island. While it isn’t as spectacular as some of the more picturesque beaches you will find on the island, it’s soft sand and ease of accessibility make it a popular choice for vacationers, tourists, and locals of the Calheta region. It’s a very family-friendly …

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VEREDA DO FANAL HIKE (PR13) ON MADEIRA ISLAND

Vereda do Fanal is one of my favorite moderate difficulty hikes on Madeira Island because it has a bit of everything. You have viewpoints over Rabacal Valley, strenuous stair climbs, an immersive experience in the UNESCO-listed Laurisilva Forest, and a spectacular finish at the magical Fanal Forest. It ticks a lot of boxes all throughout …

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12 BEST LUXURY RESORTS IN CEBU, PHILIPPINES

Cebu is home to some of the best beaches and waterfalls, which attract travelers from all over the world. It’s one of the most popular destinations in the Philippines and has some absolutely stunning accommodations. In this blog post, I’ve rounded up the 12 best luxury resorts in Cebu. QUICK PICKS: 3 BEST LUXURY RESORTS …

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20 AWESOME TRAIL RUNS NEAR ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide has to be up there as one of the most underrated capital cities in Australia. Within twenty minutes of the city center, you can be up in the scenic Adelaide Hills, enjoying some spectacular trail runs while looking back down over the entirety of Adelaide all the way to the coast. Trail running in …

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THE WEEKLY #210: ROGASCH COTTAGE IN BAROSSA VALLEY

A scene of pure bliss awaited us each morning during golden hour for sunrise from the balcony at Rogasch Cottage as we overlooked the vineyards amidst the fog. Kangaroos huddled together in the cold, nibbling at the grass while the occasional Kookaburra could be heard with its trademark laugh from the clusters of trees nearby. …

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14 BEST CHEAP HOTELS IN CORON, PALAWAN

Coron is one of the most beautiful destinations in the Philippines. It has world-class WWII-era wreck diving, limestone karst landscapes, crystal-clear freshwater, shallow-water coral reefs, and beautiful beaches. There is an array of accommodation options when looking at Coron but in this guide, I will share with you the 14 top-rated cheap hotels in Coron, …

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