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Video: Following the Gringo Trail

The "Gringo Trail" refers to the well-trodden backpacker route within South America, named for the many Caucasian (gringo) travelers it attracts.  In 2015, I spent three months on the trail, documenting my travels with...
Hiking in Tanzania

Hiking One of Tanzania’s Last Tropical Coastal Forests

Much of Tanzania’s coastline forest has been damaged by man, but pristine forest filled with wildlife can still be found at Ras Kutani.
Patagonia's Torres del Paine Mountains in Peri

New Trekking Routes Open in Patagonia

New trekking routes in Patagonia allow you to traverse glaciers by foot, horse and boat.
Hiking on Sólheimajökull Glacier. Photo by Gina Kremer

Exploring Glaciers in Iceland

Glacier hiking in Iceland is an aventurous and fun way to see this unusual country, where 11 percent of the land mass is comprised of glaciers.
Estes Park, Colorado Near Rocky Mountain National Park

Hiking Adventure in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is great for hiking, and it offers access to pristine landscapes of the high alpine, even without long hikes.
Climbing in the Andes.

Hemisphere High: Climbing in the Andes

An arduous climb leads to the loftiest summit in the Americas.
Hiking from Lares to Pataca

Exploring Peru’s Patacancha Valley

Just an hour from Machu Picchu, this untamed valley beckons.
A rainbow in South Africa

Travel in South Africa: The Beauty of the Rainbow

There is no perfect place on Earth, they say. But “they” haven’t visited South Africa, the Rainbow Nation. Here's what I love about traveling in South Africa.
Hiking in Maui

Paradise Lost: Unexpected Adventure in Maui

It was supposed to be a fun afternoon hike through the rainforest. But then our adventure lead us right into the path of danger.
Nepal offers more than just trekking

What Travelers Are Missing in Nepal

From spas to bungee jumping to elephant safaris, Nepal is rich with opportunities – but many travelers don’t know about them.
The view of Tepoztlan from the top of the mountain

Tepozteco: Pyramid Hike in Mexico

Hiking to the pyramid Tepozteco in Mexico isn't easy, but it certainly has its rewards.

Is Corporate Sponsorship the Answer for America’s National Parks?

The United States National Parks system is celebrating its 100th birthday in a state of disrepair, starved for funding and considering a potential sellout of the country’s finest natural features to corporate sponsorship. The...
gorilla trekking impenetrable forest bwindi uganda

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

Take a silverback safari in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Kayking on the Bay of Fundy

Exploring Canada’s Bay of Fundy

With the Bay of Fundy’s extreme 53-foot tides, you can explore the ocean floor first on foot and then by kayak just a few hours later.
Morning Arch in Negro Bill Canyon near Moab, Utah. Flickr/Jim Lemire

Geocaching in Utah: A High-Tech Scavenger Hunt

Follow this unusual geocaching adventure through some of the most dramatic landscapes in the American Southwest

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