Author Archives: bethanynic

I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro!

In January I booked a trip of a lifetime to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. One of the guys I hiked the Inca trail with, Jim had it on his bucket list and he contacted me at a weak moment … Continue reading

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Big Sur Marathon Race Report

On Sunday, April 29th I ran the Big Sur Marathon. It was a bucket list race for me. You have to qualify or get in through the lottery. The race starts at Big Sur National Park and ends in Carmel. … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu!

The morning of our final day of hiking, heading to Machu Picchu, we got our wake up call at 3:30. Yes, it’s the middle of the night. We had coffee and a small breakfast before heading to the line. The … Continue reading

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Hiking the Inca Trail!!!!!

It was finally hiking day and it was raining. I think we were all prepared for some rain on the trail, so why not get it over with. We left our hotel for a 45 minute drive to km 82, … Continue reading

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Lima, Cusco and Ollantaytambo

Last month I hiked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. This has been on my bucket list since I saw Matt Lauer ( yes, creep now) there in 2001. I found a cheap flight to Lima and booked the trip … Continue reading

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Hong Kong, Siem Reap, Chiang Mai

A few weeks ago I went to three amazing places. We started in Hong Kong. The weather was perfect sunny and about 80. Hong Kong is a big city and we had a few must sees in 2 days. We … Continue reading

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My trip to Japan!

I had an amazing week in Japan. Here are my highlights including the food. I saw Mount Fuji! My first day I took a bus tour to Hakone and Mount Fuji. It was in theĀ 40’s and clear blue sky. Mount … Continue reading

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