Maui Bamboo Forest Waterfall Hike

This is my favorite hike in the world. Of course, that’s not saying that much… after all, I’m not an avid hiker. But it’s a moderate hike with some challenging moments and huge payoffs: five waterfalls! Advertisements

Arashiyama Monkey Park

The first thing we did in Kyoto was spend the day out in Arashiyama. It’s a lovely area in the northwest outskirts of Kyoto and is most famous for its Monkey Park and bamboo grove. David loves monkeys, so the Monkey Park was a must. However, if you’re looking for “wild monkeys” this won’t be it.…

Uetliberg: The Best View of Zurich

The city of Zurich is picturesque, even from the ground. The Limmat River, Lake Zurich, the Alps in the distance all contrive for a postcard perfect view. There’s a way to see it all and the city itself as well: climb Uetliberg, the highest mountain in the area. No, you won’t need your ropes and carabiners…