Taking all your belongings halfway across the world can make a huge dent in your bank balance. When I moved to Australia, I packed 20kg of my life into my backpack – I wasn’t keen on paying excess luggage to the airline companies! I packed only my favourite clothes to take, to, Read More

Essentials day trek

  Most day treks require a peanut butter sandwich, a water bottle and maybe some bug spray. But for the weekend warrior who wants to crush in one day what most people stroll in two, there are a few indispensables in case the weather turns bad or  you get injured. Here is a list of essentials for spending a, Read More

preparation for an outdoor adventure

  Going on an outdoor adventure requires preparation and planning in advance. Taking an offshore sailing trip as an example, here are 10 pieces of equipment that you should take with you including some ideas how to protect your material in humid environments and how to keep everything together 1 – ACTION CAMERA They, Read More

Don’t ditch taste just because you’re trekking or backpacking Making your own backpacking meals is a great option compared to buying expensive freeze-dried or dehydrated meals. Many backpacking and hiking recipes consist of less expensive, basic foods that can be found at most grocery stores, such as dried milk, rice, or pasta. Here are my, Read More

Packing is perhaps the hardest part of any upcoming trip. You need to have the right clothes for the weather at your arrival destination, and you need to have space in your baggage for other items such as a medical kit, a towel, books and travel documents. The most important part of packing is,, Read More

You’re going to be jammed into an aluminium tube with 500 strangers, confined to a 76cm x 91cm space for 18 hours. So let’s face it, a long flight is unlikely to be one of the most comfortable parts of your holiday. Here are 5 tips to ease the pain on your next long haul flight:, Read More

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