• Destinations,  Hiking

    Fondue Hike in Gstaad, Switzerland

    Yes, you read that right. There is legitimately a hike that it solely dedicated to the consumption of fondue in Switzerland. I stumbled upon this gem while searching for hikes to go on while on vacation in Switzerland. I immediately decided this was something we had to do. This experience is available in an adorable, small resort town located in the Swiss alps, Gstaad. We went to Gstaad specifically for this hike so we only stayed one night, I wish we had made our stay longer to experience more of this quaint town. The fondue hike is apart of a whole experience put on by Fondueland Gstaad and is one of the…

  • Hiking in Zion National Park
    Hiking

    Hiking in Zion National Park

    I recently embarked on a cross country road trip from the west coat to the east coast. After spending the weekend in Las Vegas, I decided to make a stop in Zion National Park. I am also lucky enough to have a dad who shares my love of hiking and who decided to take work off to accompany his daughter for a couple days on the trails. After picking my dad up at the Vegas airport, we made the quick two hour drive to Zion and arrived with enough time for a couple trails. Since I was in the middle of my road trip, we only spent about a day…

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    Hiking Machu Picchu: 4 Days on the Inca Trail

    A couple months back, Chris and I were asked to hike Machu Picchu in Peru. We immediately jumped at the chance to go. The next couple of months we spent trying to prepare ourselves mentally and physically for the four day hike. After loads of research, buying out L.L.Bean and actually using that monthly gym membership, I felt relatively confident. But nothing could fully prepare me for the truly amazing experience of hiking Machu Picchu. Day 1 Our alarm goes off unreasonably early at 4am. We stumble out of our bed and gather the last remaining items we hadn’t packed up the night before. I dressed in warm leggings, hiking…