Trail Etiquette 101

Trail Etiquette 101

There is a reason the trail dwellers of the world are drawn back out into nature, time and again, despite the bug bites, blisters, and often lack of plumbing. For me? Being on the trail is freedom, freedom from everything we place so much unnecessary value on every day; the freedom from our Instagram feeds […]

An Insider’s Guide To Hiking The Inca Trail

An Insider’s Guide To Hiking The Inca Trail

Believe it or not, the classic inca trail the world has come to know is actually only a tiny fragment of a 30,000 Kilometre trail system making up the Tahuantinsuyo Empire. This empire was the largest empire in pre-Columbian history and spans across southern Columbia, western Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and northern Argentina. Unlike […]

The Ultimate Packing Guide for South America

The Ultimate Packing Guide for South America

South America, wonderfully diverse, and a real pain in the ass to pack for. Think you could be one of those people who travels for months on end with nothing but a carry on? Well for us, the answer is simple… absolutely not. Now, depending on where you’re going and what you plan on doing, […]

Hiking At Altitude – South America Edition

Hiking At Altitude – South America Edition

Now, we’re aren’t going to pretend to be expert mountaineers, but we’ve spent more time in the high peaks of the Rocky Mountains than the average hiker. And after some time at altitude in the Andes mountains of Peru and Bolivia, I think we’ve got enough of a knowledge arsenal to let you in on […]

Everything You Need to Know About Machu Picchu

Everything You Need to Know About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, certainly on most travellers’ bucket list when visiting Peru, and for good reason. Since it’s official rediscovery in 1911, Machu Picchu has undergone some major clearing and restoration and is now a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site, and one of the New Wonders of the World. It is a true testament to the […]