Hiking Over Lake Toba’s Samosir Island

Travelling around Sumatra was not what I expected. There are a few reasons that stand out: How friendly it was to travel Sumatra on a budget The lack of relative tourism on the island The epic supply of avocados (avocado on chapati? Yes please!) The minimal...

Hiking Montserrat, An Epic Day Trip From Barcelona

When I was putting a piece together about awesome day hikes in Europe, hiking Montserrat was one of the contributions. I feel like Montserrat is one of those places I’ve heard of before, but had no idea where it was. On closer inspection, this became a must do given...

Vancouver Hiking: The 9 Awesome Day Hikes I Experienced

Who knew summer in Vancouver was so sunny? I arrived in the city at the end of May without much research, not even reading WikiTravel. Little did I know the Vancouver hiking scene is awesome. Luckily I made some hiker friends and we completed a bunch of the best day...

Hiking Trails In Europe: 10 Of The Best For Your Summer Bucket List

As the European winter comes to a close, the best hiking trails in Europe start to get traffic from locals and tourists. A good day trekking is one of my favourite activities when travelling (it helps they’re usually free). As you start to plan your Euro summer...

Wat Pha Lat: A Hike Within Chiang Mai’s City

Looking to get out of Chiang Mai city centre for a few hours? The Wat Pha Lat hike is the perfect way to do so within the city limits. Most tourists head up the mountain to Doi Suthep having negotiated songthaew fares. They then get to pay an entrance fee to the...