Uluru Base Walk | Northern Territory, Australia

Located 335 km (208 mi) southwest of Alice Springs is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Uluru (aka Ayers Rock). One of Australia’s most iconic natural wonders, this massive sandstone monolith rises 348 m from the desert floor, is estimated Read More …

Fimmvörðuháls Trail – Iceland’s Premier Day Hike

Located between Thórsmörk and the seaside hamlet of Skogar is arguably the finest collection of waterfalls this side of Rivendell. Connecting this wondrous series of cascades is the Fimmvörðuháls, a legendary 25 km (15.5 mi) pathway that also features glaciers, volcanic Read More …

Sentiero Azzurro | Cinque Terre, Italy

The Sentiero Azzurro (“Blue Path”) may be the world’s longest short walk. Measuring only 11.3 km in length, this classic pathway along the Cinque Terre coast can take anywhere between three hours and three days to complete. The reasons for Read More …

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is commonly referred to as “New Zealand’s best day hike.” That’s a big call, considering the country has countless beautiful trails in a diverse range of landscapes, ranging from lush rainforests to snow-capped mountains to golden Read More …

Griesalp to Kandersteg | Switzerland, 1997

Distance:  9.9 miles (16 km) Avg.Time:  6 – 7 hours Start / Finish: Griesalp – Kandersteg Griesalp can be reached by means of Switzerland’s excellent Post Bus system. Kandersteg is accessible either by bus or regular train services. Season: June Read More …