Laugavegur Trail Packing List

In July, we spent three days hiking through the Icelandic highlands on the 56km Laugavegur Trail. Temperatures were between 8-11ºC/46-51ºF during the day and around 3ºC/37ºF at night. We currently live in the Isle of Man which has a very moderate climate, so we’re used to these types of temperatures. You’d be comfortable in long…

TMB Packing List

The Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB) a 175km loop multi-day trek around the Alps is typically hiked between end of June to end of August. Whether you spend 7, 9, or 11 days hiking the TMB, if you’re backpacking you want to pack as light as possible. We hiked the TMB in 9 days and…

Tour du Mont Blanc Camping Guide

Klaus and I spent 9 days hiking the 175km route of the Tour du Mont Blanc. Many people stay in gîtes or refuges (or Refugios in Italy) along the route, but we decided to camp along the TMB instead. We really wanted to be fully immersed in nature and keep flexibility in our itinerary. Never…

Our Van Life Experience in Iceland

Earlier this year, we spent one week living on the road in a van, traveling around Iceland. It was our first #vanlife experience and the epic scenery in Iceland makes life on the road pure bliss. Although many people take day trips or rent a car and travel from hotel to hotel, we really loved…