Hiking Maderas Volcano, Nicaragua

Here’s the second post from Guest Adventurer Fanni Bartanics from the My Seven Worlds travel blog. Fanni is currently exploring Central and South America and is now in Colombia. Read about one of her recent adventures hiking a volcano on Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island. Ometepe is the tenth largest lake island in the world and it’s…

Brisbane’s best trails

Here’s the first of my Explore Your Own Backyard series. In between overseas trips, I’m exploring where I live while I save up enough money to go travelling again. You might be surprised what’s in your own city. So get out there and explore. First in my series is how I discovered a way to…

Hawaii: Crouching Lion Trail

Feel on top of the world in Hawaii in just 20 minutes with a hike up the Crouching Lion trail. The Crouching Lion trail near the township of Kaaawa on Oahu island is now one of my all time favourite hikes owing to its breathtaking views of the mountains and coastline. The Crouching Lion trail…

My 12 favourite hikes

Hiking is one of my favourite activities and it’s a great way to see the world, get off the beaten track, and work off some calories for all the yummy food. Here’s my top 12 favourite hikes from the volcanoes of Nicaragua to Australia’s Glasshouse Mountains. The hikes range from moderate difficulty to challenging. 1.…

Hiking Concepcion Volcano

If you’re looking for a hiking challenge, I found it in Nicaragua. I’ve done a lot of hiking but the 16km hike up Volcano Concepcion nearly beat me – but it was all worth it for the views and the sense of achievement at the peak. How many people can say they hiked to the…