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

Bukhansan National Park: Hiking Seoul’s Jaunbong Peak

By Noel Krasomil on May 30th, 2019

Tranquil temples. Stunning vistas. Authentic Korean culture. The Jaunbong Peak hike in Bukhansan National Park is the ideal escape from the chaos of Seoul.

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Hong Kong in a Heartbeat: My Five-Day Highlights

By Noel Krasomil on May 23rd, 2019

My impromptu, 5-day trip to Hong Kong was a brisk stream of highlights. Read about my wild and untamed adventures into Hong Kong, the Pearl of the Orient.

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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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FAVORITE POSTS

A Couple Traveling Solo: How We Pull it Off

Yes, it’s true. We’re a couple that prefers to traveling solo. Learn the tips and tricks that keep our relationship alive and well, no matter the distance.

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

Torres del Paine’s ‘O’ Circuit is among the world’s most mind-blowing treks. Use this full ‘O’ Circuit guide to plan your life-changing Patagonia adventure.

Travel Blogging Lessons Learned: My First Six Months

The lessons I learned in my first 6 months of travel blogging were invaluable. Read my best advice to find your way in the early stages of travel blogging.

HIKING & TREKKING

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

Patagonia’s Huemul Circuit trek is a must-hike hidden gem just steps from El Chaltén. Use this top-to-bottom guide to plan your grueling four-day adventure.

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

My attempted trek of Iceland’s Laugavegur Trail was a chaotic nightmare. Read what happened and what I learned when insane weather derailed my dream trek.

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

I hiked alone in the arid Atacama desert towards San Bartolo, an abandoned Chilean ghost town. Read about my experience walking the Mars-like landscape.

TIPS & RESOURCES

My Complete Lightweight Backpacking Gear List (12 Pounds)

I’ve spent years compiling my ideal lightweight backpacking gear setup, & I’ve made a list to share with you. Read on & take a peek inside my 12-pound pack.

The Best Budget Travel and Travel Blogging Resources

I travel the world and blog about it. It’s what I do. Use my complete list of budget travel and travel blogging resources to explore Earth effortlessly.

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

Here are my top 10 best travel blogs that will help inspire your next adventure. Rich writing, slick photography, and valuable tips – these blogs have it all.