East Coast Natureworld Nicola works as an independent personal travel counsellor and has vast experience in the travel industry
The Grinnell Glacier Trail starts at a gentle incline before ascending 1,600 feet across terrain that is a mixture of crystal
If anyone ever wrote a history of trails, they would first find animal trails lacing through dense forests and jungles and
He also said, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." So look up at that peak and start your climb. It's time to
My friend wandered off alone to take in the view. She later told me she cried, “It’s so beautiful,” she said. I sat down
I love Switzerland's Lauterbrunnen Valley, which is named for its many "loud waterfalls." The loudest of these waterfalls
The Swiss, who are both great engineers and great lovers of nature, know how to make Alpine thrills accessible to almost
This clip is the first of a five-day series of fun I had with my Rick Steves' Best of Europe Tour group high in the Swiss
We summited under crystal blue skies and tried to take in the views that allowed us to see far into Canada to the north and
For the last ten or 15 years, I have engaged in a concerted, and largely successful, campaign to pretend I wasn't getting older.
Upon returning to my suburban New Jersey hometown, I began to explore local forests and discovered Harriman State Park, which
I respect this country and its people. When asked what he wants to do next, he said that he wanted to share his knowledge
My favorite kind of group shot is a group selfie. Twenty happy travelers can pack a lot of joy into one frame -- especially
All photographs are copyright of Nicola Barnard Photography. For those of you who seek peacefulness and serenity, who seek
The My Way Alpine Europe tour I'm leading continues to brave new heights. Here in France, the Aiguille du Midi caps a rock
These aren't books about the South or about Appalachia. These are books about desperate people who have been backed into
Wales is known partially for its beautiful landscapes, and three amazing National Parks. The three Welsh National Parks have
The ultimate dream of Adventure lovers: Everest Base Camp. Photo by Nepal Hiking Team Mount Everest is widely known as being
The reunion of friends and festival family that make the trek annually. experiencing all the great things that will take
The speedy peregrine falcon power-dives past a BASE jumper in a flash.