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7 AWESOME HIKES ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND, PORTUGAL
7 AWESOME HIKES ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND, PORTUGAL

Porto Santo is one of the most underrated islands I’ve ever been to when it comes to hiking. While thousands come every year to lay....

Best Hikes In Washington State
Best Hikes In Washington State

I have been living in Washington State for over a year and a half, and I am obsessed with this state! It has some of....

Best Green Travel Tips
Best Green Travel Tips

Ask almost anyone, and they’ll tell you the one thing they miss the most this year is that they aren’t traveling. While we may be....

Harbour to Hawkesbury walking track
Harbour to Hawkesbury walking track

The Harbour to Hawkesbury track (59km) is a well-marked route from Manly to Berowra Waters, traversing Garigal, Ku-ring-gai Chase and Berowra Valley National Parks through....

10 AWESOME BEACHES ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND, PORTUGAL
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....

PORTO SANTO TRAVEL GUIDE: 28 AWESOME THINGS TO DO
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....

VEREDA PICO BRANCO & TERRA CHÃ HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND
VEREDA PICO BRANCO & TERRA CHÃ HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND

The Vereda Pico Branco and Terra Chã hike is the most popular hiking trail on Porto Santo Island. The route leads you to the second-highest....

PICO DO CONCELHO HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND
PICO DO CONCELHO HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND

The Pico do Concelho hike on Porto Santo Island is a steep climb up an undefined trail, which rewards hikers with epic views along the....

SNORKEL AND KAYAK TOUR ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND
SNORKEL AND KAYAK TOUR ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND

Porto Santo Island has some great beaches and hikes but it should be on the top of your list to experience some water activities while....

THE WEEKLY #220: FROM ONE ISLAND TO ANOTHER
THE WEEKLY #220: FROM ONE ISLAND TO ANOTHER

You live your own life and it becomes so normal to you. Sometimes I really consider my situation and it makes me shake my head....

PICO DO MAÇARICO HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND
PICO DO MAÇARICO HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND

The Pico do Maçarico hike on Porto Santo Island is a great peak for either sunrise or sunset with panoramic views of the entire island.....

Five Mile Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Five Mile Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A somewhat complicated loop through the northern part of Garigal National Park, incorporating formal trails and unofficial tracks to form loop walk. I’m back with....

Rocky Creek Loop (Garigal NP)
Rocky Creek Loop (Garigal NP)

A partial loop along both sides of Rocky Creek in East Killara (Sydney north), combining two service trails with a short off-track sections. It’s not....

ZIMBRALINHO BEACH AND MIRADOURO FLORES VIEWPOINT HIKE ON PORTO SANTO
ZIMBRALINHO BEACH AND MIRADOURO FLORES VIEWPOINT HIKE ON PORTO SANTO

On the east coast of Porto Santo Islannd, the hike to Zimbralinho Beach and Miradouro Flores Viewpoint is a great coastal trail for sunset views.....

PICO CASTELO, PICO DO FACHO & PICO JULIANA HIKE ON PORTO SANTO
PICO CASTELO, PICO DO FACHO & PICO JULIANA HIKE ON PORTO SANTO

This is a hike on Porto Santo that I have named ‘The Three Peaks’ hike as it tours three of the top peaks on the....

VEREDA DO PESQUEIRO HIKE IN PONTA DO PARGO, MADEIRA
VEREDA DO PESQUEIRO HIKE IN PONTA DO PARGO, MADEIRA

Vereda do Pesqueiro hike is an incredible coastal trail in Ponta do Pargo on the west of Madeira Island. This is a special trail because....

ACHADAS DA CRUZ ULTIMATE GUIDE: VIEWPOINT, CABLE-CAR, VILLAGE & HIKE
ACHADAS DA CRUZ ULTIMATE GUIDE: VIEWPOINT, CABLE-CAR, VILLAGE & HIKE

The Achadas da Cruz cable car takes you down a huge cliff to an incredibly unique spot on Madeira, which is the traditional village of....

THE WEEKLY #219: ONE THOUSAND IN THE BANK
THE WEEKLY #219: ONE THOUSAND IN THE BANK

This blog post isn’t about money or about a vertical kilometer climbed, it’s about a milestone that’s taken me almost five years to reach. It’s....

Best USA National Parks To Visit in the Fall
Best USA National Parks To Visit in the Fall

Fall is my favorite time to visit a national park. In the mountain regions, the air is crisp, and the color of the leaves start....

Building A Personal Travel First-Aid Kit & Gear Repair Kit
Building A Personal Travel First-Aid Kit & Gear Repair Kit

In our many years of organizing adventure travel itineraries all over the world, we have found that everyone who travels should carry a small personal....

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

CANYONING IN MADEIRA WITH EPIC MADEIRA
CANYONING IN MADEIRA WITH EPIC MADEIRA

Canyoning in Madeira was a truly epic experience. It was my first time abseiling and doing serious canyoning but by the end of the day,....

LAGOS DA MADEIRA WATERFALL HIKE IN RABACAL, MADEIRA
LAGOS DA MADEIRA WATERFALL HIKE IN RABACAL, MADEIRA

The Lagos da Madeira is a circular hiking route in Rabacal that takes you to Lagoa Dona Beja waterfall and several other falls in the....

Best Backpacking Tents Of 2020
Best Backpacking Tents Of 2020

I remember when I decided I was going to backpack for the first time. I started to research what I should buy and realized how....

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