Hiking

6 Hiking and Gear Tips for Petite Hikers

Check out my backpacking gear recommendations and hiking tips for petite hikers and short backpackers!

Destinations, Travel, travel tips

Beach Camping Along Mexico’s Riviera Maya

The Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, specifically the Riviera Maya that stretches from Cancún to Tulum, is a popular vacation destination that has historic Mayan ruins and beautiful beaches. Since my fiancé and I don't have much money to spare for extravagant resort experiences (and, frankly, adventure is more our style anyway), we camp in our two-person tent (or… Continue reading Beach Camping Along Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Destinations, Travel, travel tips

10 Tips for Backpacking the Big Island of Hawaii

Backpacking Hawaii is a great way to experience the island and the locals. Most visitors to Hawaii stay in resorts. By exploring on foot, you will see sights most tourists won’t see like private beaches, untouched hiking paths, and perfect opportunities to witness both sunrise and sunset by camping on beaches and parks. Disclaimer: This… Continue reading 10 Tips for Backpacking the Big Island of Hawaii