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Plan an Incredible Trip to the Big Island of Hawaii

By Renee Hahnel | January 12, 2020 | 16 Comments
Plan an Incredible Trip to the Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii is one of my favorite tropical destinations! My first visit was in 2014 as part of my honeymoon, then I explored the island in 2017 during our National Parks road trip, and again in late 2019 for a beach getaway. Each visit has left me…

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What’s In My Camera Bag – 2020

By Renee Hahnel | January 6, 2020 | 2 Comments
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Probably the number one question I get asked: what camera do you use? My photography set-up has changed over the years and I thought it was about time to update you guys on what’s in my camera bag! (2020 edition) If you’re new here, I’ve been a full-time travel photographer…

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Leave No Trace: The Seven Principles (and Why You Should Care About Them!)

By Renee Hahnel | November 24, 2019 | 1 Comment
Leave No Trace The Seven Principles

The Leave No Trace Principles are guidelines that help people plan, prepare, and adventure more consciously. These seven principles were set up with our planet’s well being in mind. By practicing the LNT principles you are reducing your impact out in nature.

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A Magical Stay at Ashnil Samburu Camp, Kenya

By Renee Hahnel | November 18, 2019 | 3 Comments
A Magical Stay at Ashnil Samburu Camp, Kenya

After wrapping up our stay at Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Solio Lodge recently, we finished off our trip to Kenya with a memorable visit to Ashnil Samburu Camp. In this blog post I am going to be sharing a little about the camp and also a couple of stories from…

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Orange County Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know!

By Renee Hahnel | November 14, 2019 | 3 Comments
Orange County Travel Guide Everything You Need to Know- Huntington Beach

California’s Orange County is the perfect destination for a short getaway. The OC is jam packed with beautiful beaches, amazing places to eat, scenic hikes, historic sights, and fun parks like Disneyland and Knott’s  Berry Farm. In this blog post I’m sharing everything you need to know to plan your…

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Plan the Ultimate Fall Road Trip to the Dolomites of Italy

By Renee Hahnel | October 30, 2019 | 13 Comments
Plan the Ultimate Fall Road Trip to the Dolomites of Italy

I recently spent some time exploring the Italian Dolomites and now I am convinced that it’s one of the most beautiful places on earth! I’ve lived in mountainous places such as Colorado and the U.S. Pacific Northwest, and traveled to destinations like Peru, Alaska, Switzerland, and New Zealand… and nothing…

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Ultimate Safari Adventure at Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya

By Renee Hahnel | October 6, 2019 | 1 Comment
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I was lucky enough to recently take the safari adventure of a lifetime, at the incredible Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. I really don’t know where to even start. This trip was everything I had ever imagined an African wildlife safari to be… AND so much more! In this blog…

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9 Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep when Backcountry Camping

By Renee Hahnel | October 3, 2019 | 2 Comments
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Getting a decent nights sleep is one of the biggest things people struggle with when they first start out backcountry camping. I began taking regular overnight and multi-day camping trips about 5-6 years ago. Back then I remember wondering how the heck I would get a good night’s sleep whilst…

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Experiencing an Incredible Luxury Safari at Solio Lodge, Kenya

By Renee Hahnel | September 22, 2019 | 1 Comment
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I’ve always dreamed of going on safari in Africa. Being a big-time animal and nature lover, I knew visiting a country like Kenya would be a total bucket list trip for me. I wasn’t wrong… staying at The Safari Collection’s Solio Lodge was one of my favorite travel experiences to…

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Garibaldi Provincial Park: Panorama Ridge Overnight Backpacking Trip

By Renee Hahnel | August 31, 2019 | 8 Comments
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Panorama Ridge is one of those WOAH locations that you see online and just know you have to experience it for yourself. Located in Garibaldi Provincial Park, this epic hike is not the easiest to get to… in fact, it’s quite challenging! (Don’t let that deter you though!) In this…

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