Hiking To The Abandoned Sarajevo Bobsled Track

The Sarajevo bobsled track was the one thing I wanted to do in the city. If I did nothing else, I would have left a happy camper. The bobsled track was used in the 1984 Winter Olympics, then left to deteriorate like so many Olympic facilities in Sarajevo and other...

Ketambe: Trekking For Orangutans Within The Labyrinth

If we were playing the game word association 10 years ago, and the original word was Sumatra, I’d use the word Tigers as my associating word. As I started to travel, that changed to orangutans as I became familiar with Bukit Lawang. And now also, Ketambe. Another...

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...