Tag - hiking

Backcountry Experiences with Maine Huts and Trails

*Disclosure: I was a guest of Maine Huts and Trails however all opinions are my own* I recently slept in a sleeping bag for the first time in my life. Not just in a sleeping bag but in a hut with bunk rooms in the middle of Maine. After learning about Maine Huts and Trails a year ago, I couldn’t wait to check out this organization. A non profit whose mission is...

Twenty Seven Waterfalls of Rio Damajagua

During my visit to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic I had the chance to join a few of my fellow travel writers on a trip to the 27 Waterfalls of Rio Damajagua. I have to admit I was quite nervous when I first started researching the falls. This was a tour that includes hiking, sliding, and cliff jumping that requires a helmet and vest. That sounds terrifying. But...