Welcome! I’m Noel.

I’m a determined traveler, passionate writer, and aspiring photographer. I quit my job in 2017 to bounce around the globe full-time in search of a more inspiring life. I’m inspired to find jaw-dropping treks, rich cultural adventures, and a way to sustain the mobile lifestyle forever. Explore the site for vivid travel writing, detailed trekking guides, and helpful tips and resources.

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LATEST POSTS

Paragliding Chengdu: Soaring Through Sichuan Skies

By Noel Krasomil on April 13th, 2019

Read about my thrilling paragliding trip into a rural Sichuan village near Chengdu, China, thanks to the top-notch tour company, Panda Experience.

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Backpacking Meal Planning: How to Pack Food for Your Next Hike

By Noel Krasomil on April 8th, 2019

A rock-solid backpacking meal plan will boost your hiking experience in a myriad of ways. Learn how to pack the best backpacking food for your next trek.

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Power Eating Chengdu: A Street Food Feeding Frenzy

By Noel Krasomil on March 17th, 2019

I dove deep into Chengdu’s world-famous street food scene for 10 grueling hours. The result was a strange, delicious, and eye-opening culinary marathon.

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FAVORITE POSTS

A Couple Traveling Solo: How We Pull it Off

Yes, it’s okay to travel for you and your partner to travel the world separately. Keri and I are living proof.

Torres del Paine ‘O’ Circuit Guide: Patagonia’s Top Trek

Chile’s ‘O’ Circuit is among the most jaw-dropping treks in the world. Learn how to hike this Patagonian gem quickly and affordably.

Travel Blogging Lessons Learned: My First Six Months

My stressful experience in the early stages of blogging has taught me a lot. Learn from my struggles!

HIKING & TREKKING

Huemul Circuit Trekking Guide: Patagonia’s Lesser-Known Trail

I spent four days trekking one of Argentina’s hidden gems. My first experience in Patagonia has me hooked.

Iceland’s Laugavegur Trail: 7 Lessons From My Disastrous Trek

The Laugavegurrin Trek treated me to one of the most terrifying nights of my life. See what it taught me.

Hiking to San Bartolo: A Lonely Ghost Town in the Atacama Desert

I venture out alone in search of San Bartolo, a ghost town in Chile’s Atacama Desert.

TIPS & RESOURCES

Hate Sleeping in Hostels? 8 Tips to Get Some Damn Rest

Sleeping in hostels can be brutal. Learn the methods I use to get satisfying rest in difficult settings.

Essential Trekking Gear: The Equipment You Can’t Get Wrong

The gear you take on your multi-day hike can make or break the trip. Here’s what you can’t afford to get wrong.

Best of the Best Travel Blogs for 2019: My Top 10 Favorites

Vivid writing, slick photography, and valuable tips – these exceptional travel blogs sit atop the 2019 class.