Joshua and Macayla Fryc

  • Hike Dulan Mountain

    If you find yourself on Taiwan's East coast and looking for a hike, check out Dulan Mountain. You will get unprecedented views of both the magnificent East Rift Valley as well as the East coast of Taiwan. However, the highest part of the mountain ...

    2.5 miles 3904.2 ft gain

  • Explore the Xiaoyeliu Rock Formations

    Xiaoyeliu, in Taiwan, is one of several similar Yehliu parks in Asia, and there's a reason they're all protected. The massive sandstone slabs lay one on top of the other, jutting into the sea, looking other-worldly. Instead of cloud gazing, try yo...

  • Hike the Zhuilu Old Trail, Taiwan

    You'll start off crossing the stunning marble gorge on a suspension bridge. An epic way to start any excursion. Several kilometers in, and perhaps a couple monkey spottings later, you'll feel on the top of the world, 90 centimeters between you and...

    1.9 miles

  • Hike around Sanxiantai Island

    The Sanxiantai bridge is the most famous landmark on the East Coast of Taiwan. There are literally busloads of tourists depending on the time you visit. But don't let that dissuade you! Astonishingly, 95% of tourists don't go any farther than a ph...

    1.2 miles 252.6 ft gain

  • Hike Mt. Qixing: the Seven Star Mountain

    It's a climb! For those who want to get out of the hustle and bustle of the city, Yangmingshan National Park is a great escape. Hiking to the top of Mt. Qixing can be completed in a handful of hours, but includes a significant amount of (beautiful...

    3.1 miles 3674.5 ft gain

  • Japan: Hike Mount Wakakusa

    At the far end of Nara, in the Nara park, (opposite the train stations), you will see several gated turnstiles that allow access to a large grassy hill. This is the base of Mount Wakakusa. The fee to use this access point is approx. $5 USD. Though...

    1.9 miles 1122 ft gain

  • Oahu: The Secret Kaniakapupu Ruins

    Kaniakapupu: King Kmehameha’s Ruins - The King’s Ruins are of his summer retreat in the 1800s. In 1847, he held a 10,000 person luau. They are unmarked and require walking through private property, which is remarkable. It’s an easy walk and not fa...

    0.5 miles