Whether you’re a seasoned Choose a Challenge trekker or independent traveler in your own right, there are a lot of opportunities to use the photos, blogs, videos and experiences you’ve collected into tangible tools to help you build your own professional and social media brand. Here’s our staff’s short list of tips to help you turn travel content that you already have into a marketable asset.
It’s departure season all over again at Choose a Challenge USA and for a lot of our travelers. This means preparing for what, for many, will be their first large scale adventure travel event taking place in a foreign country.
You’ve made it all the way until the day of your trip departure, now all you need to do is prepare for your day of travel. This post dives into all the important things to keep in mind so that you have an enjoyable — and comfortable — experience at the airport.
Giving Tuesday is an international event held each year during which millions are raised for numerous causes all in one day. It is a great opportunity for anyone to achieve a large chunk of the fundraiser for the cause you’re supporting!
With the gorgeous Himalaya mountain range as a backdrop, and while remaining one of the poorest countries in the world, Nepal is undoubtedly rich in incredible scenery and the ancient heritage it implies. Here are some fun facts and other cool things to know about your trip to this South Asian country.
Host a ‘monster’ fundraiser this Halloween.
A firsthand account of how one of our past trekkers, Mackay Eyster, was able to take on fundraising for the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation on her way to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro with her team from UMass Amherst in May, 2018.
Setting up and promoting an information meeting can be a stressful process. Here’s what I learned from my experience hosting a Kilimanjaro information meeting at UMass Amherst.
Worried about the hike itself? Fear not. Here’s Jeremy’s guide to completely smashing our Machu Picchu trek. He took on this adventure with 19 of his fellow UConn students and was the leader for his team.
I just took on my first trip with Choose a Challenge as not only a team member, but a first time trekker! If you’re looking for tips for your first time out, mixed in with some insider company insight this is the blog for you.
Gabby is back from climbing Kili and she has whipped up a blog post all about it! Here’s a full breakdown of her time summiting to Africa’s highest peak, what she learned and her top tips for future trekkers looking to take on this same challenge.
Not sure how to pack for Peru? Here is my guide to packing smart.
When you're running a marathon, the last thing you need is to be held back by uncomfortable gear or a chafing vest. Take the same approach to race-day wear as you do to race-day itself, and practice, practice, practice!
Training for a marathon can come with some common nags and pains. What are the most common injuries facing runners and how can you treat or altogether avoid them? Find out in this blog!
Long summer days means more time to get outside and log those runs. Here are some tips on how to make training in the summer months manageable.
Here's a really in-depth guide provided by the team at Runner's World, to help you prepare for your marathon.
Race day can be incredibly exciting and nerve-wracking in equal measure. Here are our top five tips, to make sure your race day is enjoyable, memorable and safe.
Tapering is essential in the weeks before your run, to avoid fatigue and muscle damage. Here, we explore what tapering is, and why you need to do it.
What is the "runner's wall" and how to beat it!
We called in the big guns, that's right. Hear from some of our experienced Student trekkers in the UK who have either gone on one or multiple trips with us. They're sharing their top hiking and training tips to know before you go away on your adventure to make your time that much better. Everything from what to do with your hiking gear beforehand to how you should exercise in the weeks leading up to your trek are all covered ihere in our latest blog post.