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Long Distance Trails

Hiking long-distance trails is one of my passions. In 2017, I hiked over 1800 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail in a single summer. Read more about my adventures hiking various long trails below.

Portuguese Camino Day 15: Bed Bugs on the Camino

Portuguese Camino Day 15: Bed Bugs on the Camino

I snuggled into my bed, enjoying the comfortable mattress and soft sheets. Like most nights on the Portuguese Camino, I had sprung for a private...

Portuguese Camino Day 13: Pontevedra to Caldas de Reis

Portuguese Camino Day 13: Pontevedra to Caldas de Reis

I awoke this morning feeling much better than I did yesterday. I still felt a bit tired, but otherwise much improved. It seems that spending the day...

Portuguese Camino Days 11 & 12: A Sick Day

Portuguese Camino Days 11 & 12: A Sick Day

I awoke to a dingy hotel room with a sore back and a headache. My body felt as if I had gotten hit by a truck. I had slept poorly the previous night...

Portuguese Camino Day 10: Homemade Vino de la Casa

Portuguese Camino Day 10: Homemade Vino de la Casa

"Una copa de vino blanco de la casa por favor," I said to our server. The woman taking our order was the owner of the both the café and also the...

Portuguese Camino Day 9: The Magnificent Tui Cathedral

Portuguese Camino Day 9: The Magnificent Tui Cathedral

Sunlight streamed through the windows of my hotel room and nudged me awake. I groaned. We had stayed up a bit later than I had intended the previous...

Portuguese Camino Day 8: The Halfway Point

Portuguese Camino Day 8: The Halfway Point

The 8th day of my pilgrimage on the Camino Portuguese was a big one for me. I would reach the official halfway point between Porto, Portugal and...

Portuguese Camino Day 7: Climbing Alto Da Portela

Portuguese Camino Day 7: Climbing Alto Da Portela

On Monday, October 11th, I awoke to a fabulous sunrise. Fluffy clouds reflected shafts of pink and yellow light from the morning sun. I marveled at...

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Hi, I'm Unicorn!

I am an avid hiker, traveler, and adventurer who is on the mission to explore hiking trails around the world.  I’m also obsessed with National Parks, long-distance trails and other outdoorsy things.

I hope to share this knowledge with you and inspire you to explore new hiking trails too!

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