Top 5 Best Waterfall Hikes in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

There’s plenty to see and do in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, as I’ve made abundantly clear in previous blog posts. From driving Skyline Drive to sunset hikes and stays at historic lodges, this wonderful mountain park has plenty to offer. What I haven’t talked about in greater detail, though,...

Stony Man Trail – Best Sunset Hike in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

I’ve talked a lot about how great Shenandoah National Park is for sunset and sunrise watching. There are a few summits and overlooks that are downright spectacular, which made me rave about this national park’s potential before. And that was when I hadn’t even hiked up to Stony Man,...

Could This Be the Best Waterfall Hike in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia?

The Doyles River-Jones Run Loop is easily my all-time favorite waterfall hikes in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. An occasionally strenuous circuit hike, this loop trail takes you past three large waterfalls and countless smaller ones. You can start this wonderfully woodsy waterfall hike at various points along Skyline Drive....

7 Awesome Natural Attractions to Photograph in Virginia

From important battlefields to colonial towns, from world-class wineries to music festivals, from sand beaches to mountain ranges, if you’re interested in something—anything—, you can find it in Virginia. For me personally, it’s the beautiful nature that I love most about “the Old Dominion.” There’s absolutely no shortage of...

Back to Nature in the Baltics – Estonia’s National Parks

A small country in the Baltics, a region in the far northeastern corner of Europe, Estonia is one of those places that’s less visited by the mass crowds. Those, however, who do visit Estonia are nearly always overwhelmed by the country’s gorgeous architecture, fascinating culture and history, and—not in...