S3 Ep. 20: Hiking Mount Fuji with Guest Deanna Lu

On today’s episode, we have special guest, Deanna Lu sharing with us her experience hiking Mount Fuji. Deanna took a month-long backpacking trip to Japan back in 2014. She chats with us about her experience there in Japan and about the epic hike.

Tune in as Deanna talks about the struggles as well as the rewarding experiences. She tells us all about what she would have done differently if she were to do it again.

For anyone who loves the outdoors, wants to visit Japan, or is curious about hiking Mount Fuji, TUNE IN!

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24 Hours in Lake Tahoe

There is a little bit of everything in Lake Tahoe. You have casinos on the Nevada side, snow in the wintertime along with ski resorts and other snow sport activities. For the summertime visitors it the perfect place for swimming in the crystal clear waters. Other water sports like paddleboarding, kayaking, jet skiing, boating, and more are at your fingertips. But if you have a limited time there are some beautiful sights and activities that you can still participate in. I share my Lake Tahoe itinerary and how you what 24 hours in Lake Tahoe looks like if you’re visiting during the summer.

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Best Photo Spots in Lake Tahoe 

Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the United States and straddles on the California/Nevada border. The alpine area makes the lake unique as its surrounded by mountains and pine trees. In the colder months, it’s a winter wonderland and during the summer the gorgeous blue water makes you feel like you’re in paradise. It’s an absolute dream place to photograph since you have different elements to capture. If you’re planning a visit then check out my list of the best photo spots in Lake Tahoe.

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Guide to Traveling Nicaragua

If you like warm beaches, hiking, some nightlife, great food and a bit of the city, Nicaragua might just be the place for you! Located in Central America, and neighboring Costa Rica and Honduras, Nicaragua is paradise on a budget. With all around good weather with some occasional showers, it’s the place to be for a chill getaway. The nightlife is quite happening in cities such as San Juan del Sur and Granada but if that isn’t your thing there are so many other things to in Nicaragua.

Cristo de la Misericordia viewpoint – San Juan del Sur

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Things to do in Portland During the Winter

Portland can be described in many ways. It’s progressive, rainy, and has one heck of a food scene. It’s also eco-conscious, artsy, and a beer lover’s paradise. I’ve been to the city once before during the summer and like many, I couldn’t wait to return. This time I headed to Portland during winter and if you’re wondering why keep reading. And if you’re heading there during that time, you’ll want to know all the fun things to do in Portland during the winter so keep reading as well.

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