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Our Route To All The US National Parks In 7 Months

By Renee Hahnel | May 24, 2017 | 44 Comments

In 2017, my husband and I road tripped to all 59 US National Parks with Evolve and GoWesty. It took us 7 months, 25,000+ miles of driving, 26 flights, and countless trails hiked. Along the way we passed through 39 U.S. States, 2 U.S. Territories, and drove some of the most beautiful roads in the country.…

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Van Life – Is It Worth The hype?

By Renee Hahnel | May 2, 2017 | 51 Comments

It’s so trendy at the moment to leave behind the mundane 9-5 and hit the road #vanlife style. I am using the hashtag instead of writing ‘van life’ because the word simply didn’t exist before social media (mostly Instagram) made it a craze. People have been living and adventuring in…

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Wild Iceland – 15 Day Photography Road Trip

By Renee Hahnel | March 27, 2017 | 150 Comments

Iceland is wildly rugged and incredibly beautiful. After visiting for the first time in the summer of 2014, I knew I just had to return. My husband Matthew and I recently spent 15 days road-tripping around the land of fire and ice. In this post I will share with you our itinerary,…

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A Guide to Camping On New Zealand’s South Island

By Renee Hahnel | October 17, 2016 | 17 Comments

New Zealand is the perfect place to plan a camping road trip. The South Island in particular is jam-packed full of epic scenery and things to do – check out this blog post for all the best places to visit. You can travel around New Zealand by car, camper van,…

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12 Must See Places On The South Island Of New Zealand

By Renee Hahnel | September 28, 2016 | 35 Comments

There are endless reasons why you should visit the South Island of New Zealand! The varied landscapes, friendly people, cute wildlife and epic hikes are just the beginning. The following destinations and activities were my absolute favorites during my South Island road trip. I would highly recommend you check them…

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Rocky Mountain Road Trip: Canoeing, Hiking, Grizzly Bears & Alpine Lake Dips

By Renee Hahnel | September 8, 2016 | 17 Comments
Canoeing Emerald Lake

I was born and bred in Melbourne, Australia, but have based myself out of the USA for the last 20 months. My husband (Matthew) and I decided we needed to be back in Australia for some family commitments later this year. So the choices were either, 1. Take a few…

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California Road Trip: Golden Mornings & Painted Skies

By Renee Hahnel | August 7, 2016 | 21 Comments

In late June I returned to California for the third time this year. There’s just something about the sunny state that keeps drawing me back. My husband and I had a 10-day adventure planned that would see us traverse from the beach to the mountains and back to the beach…

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West Coast USA Road Trip: California & Oregon

By Renee Hahnel | April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in February (2016) my husband (Matthew) and I decided to fly to Seattle and spend a week road-tripping down to California. We had only our flights and car rental booked and had left the rest of our plans open. It was lucky that we did because the weather forecast…

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