Tag Archive: mountain

Scaling Sleve Donard

One of the “bonus” parts of traveling that I try to take advantage of – whenever possible – is hanging out with locals. I think hearing what locals think about their turf (as… Continue reading

Great Smoky Mountains

We split our Asheville trip into two parts: The Woods and The City. The Woods was a 20-mile stretch backpacking trip through Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Now, of course I’ve backpacked around the… Continue reading

What the Filipino: Sagada

Though not the most peaceful-sounding name in the world, Sagada is an oasis from the maniacle machinery of Manila. As you walk down the steep road by dozens of guest houses, weaving and… Continue reading