Posts by Renee Hahnel

How To Travel Full Time - Must Know Tips for Affording to Travel the World - Death Valley National Park

How I Afford to Travel the World

The number 1 question I get asked is how I afford to travel so much. I must have received thousands of messages over the years over the years asking for tips on how to travel full time, or just how to travel more in general. So I decided to finally sit down and share my…

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Beginner Friendly Hikes in Washington State

11 Incredible Beginner Friendly Hikes in Washington

One of the questions I get asked most frequently is about my recommendations for Washington hikes. In particular, which trails I suggest for beginners and people just getting into hiking. So I have put together this blog post featuring the 11 BEST beginner friendly hikes here in Washington state!  In this article you will also…

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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Yosemite National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park truly is among the most beautiful places on the planet! It was the very first national park I visited and one I have gone on to explore numerous times since. In fact, during our 2017 trip to all the national parks, my husband and I ranked Yosemite #6 in the country based…

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How To Get Over Your Fears of First Time Backcountry Camping

How To Get Over Your Fears of First Time Backcountry Camping

I vividly remember my first time backcountry camping. Looking back, I had very little idea of what I was doing and I made a lot of preventable mistakes. Each backpacking trip since then has led to a gradual increase in my confidence and skills… and now I’ve spent countless nights in the wilderness!  I’m guessing…

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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Grand Teton National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park is one of my favorite places on earth. It’s home to insanely beautiful mountain peaks (including the Grand Teton itself sitting at 14,000 feet), abundant wildlife, world class hiking terrain, and picturesque landscapes everywhere you turn.  I have visited Grand Teton National Park at least 6 times since moving to the…

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Top Tips for Sleeping In Your Car on Road Trips

Top Tips for Sleeping In Your Car on Road Trips

Sleeping in your car can turn any road trip into a more budget friendly adventure. Plus, it’s a super convenient way to travel with a high level of freedom and independence!  Over the years I have road tripped and lived in all types of vehicles: 4×4’s, sedans, tiny hatchbacks, campervans, and small RVs. Some of those…

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How To Responsibly Enjoy Nature During the COVID-19 Pandemic BANNER

How To Responsibly Enjoy Nature During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Last updated May 1st, 2020 Well, this is a post I never thought I would have to write! I am sure you are all aware by now that the world is experiencing a pandemic: COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. It’s undoubtedly scary and uncertain times, and many of us are drawing on nature for an escape.…

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Snowshoe to Artist Point Washington

Snowshoe to Artist Point (Washington’s BEST Winter Adventure!)

There are so many amazing things to do in the state of Washington during winter, but the absolute best (in my opinion) is to snowshoe to Artist Point! Located in the Mount Baker area of the North Cascades, Artist Point is a relatively accessible adventure to take during the winter months. In this blog post…

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9 Must-Do Kauai Outdoor Adventures -Renee Roaming

9 Must-Do Kauai Outdoor Adventures + Packing Guide

Kauai is one of those destinations that will leave you wanting to return time-and-time again. It’s home to breathtaking scenery, some of the world’s best beaches, insane hikes, and much more. In this blog post I am sharing 9 must-do Kauai outdoor adventures for your next island vacation! I’m also sharing some “easier” things to…

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9 Spring Travel Destinations to Inspire Your Next Trip

9 Spring Travel Destinations to Inspire Your Next Trip!

Spring is a wonderful time to travel! You can visit popular destinations before summer crowds set in, while the weather isn’t too hot yet, and when prices are still relatively affordable. If you’re anything like me then you are more than ready to throw off the cobwebs of winter and experience some much needed sunshine!…

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