Adventure Awaits!

Adventure Awaits!

Welcome to the travel blog of Danny Strayer. Follow along as I chronicle my adventures around the world, hiking across countries, exploring new places, and blogging along the way.

About MeBlog

Hiker Swag

Enjoy some hiker merchandise from shirts and stickers to photo prints from the trail. Designs feature Te Araroa and the Appalachian Trail.

Hiker Swag

Te Araroa

Travel 3,000km with me through the wilds of New Zealand on the Te Araroa trail

The TrekVideos


Check out more of the amazing trails I’ve hiked. From the Grand Canyon to Greece and from Hawaii to New Zealand, I’m always trekking

More Hikes

Appalachian Trail

Join me on my first thru-hike 2,200mi across the Eastern U.S.

The TrekVideos

New Zealand

I had the privilege of spending over a year working and traveling in New Zealand. Check out the adventures I had at the bottom of the world from wineries to mountain tops!

Discover New Zealand

Grand Canyon

For my first ever backpacking trip I ventured down into the Grand Canyon and hiked from rim to rim and back again. Check out my guide to this incredible trek!

The Hike

Tugela Falls

Explore the world’s second tallest waterfall in South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains.

Take Me There

Mackinac Island

Visit this Great Lakes island where the only means of transportation is by horse-drawn carriage or bicycle.

Complete Guide


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