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February 7, 2016

What to do in a Wildlife Encounter

From snakes to wild cats to bears, it’s almost a certainty that backpackers and hikers will eventually encounter wildlife during their travels. Hunting, camping, and trekking can introduce unwanted encounter with wild animals and depending on how prepared you are, these animals, no matter how small they are, can either spoil your trip or make […]

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February 5, 2016

How to Choose the Right Tools for Hiking

Hiking is one of the most popular activities today used to describe long, vigorous walks usually on trails and foothills in the countryside. The young, and even the not too old, individuals go in groups usually during weekends and holidays to enjoy the sceneries they don’t usually see in their busy urban life. It is a form […]

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February 3, 2016

Tips When Traveling Across Countries

Just as they say, travel while you are young and able. Don’t worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be. People travel because they want to explore, dream and discover. Sometimes you might encounter things that are often out of your comfort zone but these things would […]

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February 1, 2016

Backpacking Tips for Adventurers

Adventuring needs you to take some things in your own arsenal; meaning you need to learn what the essentials are when it comes to backpacking. Before going on this fun moment of yours, learning some simple tricks and must-dos for backpacking is the best idea. Here are some useful tips that are really easy to […]

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January 27, 2016

Going Inside a Cave: Must-dos

Cave exploring is one of the most exciting outdoor activities that you can try out! Caves are really cool because there is an air of mystery behind it. What can you find when you go inside a cave? Are there some hidden treasures located at the end? What adventures await me when I enter? Exploring […]

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January 25, 2016

How to Make Classic Hand Shadows.

No one knows when it started, but there’s no doubt that’s it’s in front of a fire, with a looming rock face overhead millenniums ago. Known as the art of Shadowgraphy, shadow hand puppets are usually done around a boy scout camp fire, by torchlight or even by the light of the bedside table  after […]

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January 23, 2016

Camping like a Pro: Leaving No Trace

Whether you are hiking or camping or both, the golden rule especially in the wilderness, has always been and will always be “take only photographs and leave only footprints”. That means that everything that you carry with you into a wilderness area, you make sure that you carry back out with you. If you are […]

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January 21, 2016

The What’s and How’s of Geocaching

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, very similar to “Hide and Seek”, just on a much larger scale. This activity relies very much on new technologies, specifically GPS (Global positioning system), which is the key ingredient to Geocaching. Geocaching uses GPS technology and “Caches/Geocaches”, which are large waterproof containers, and takes place worldwide with many […]

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January 19, 2016

How to Survive Living in the Wild

To some people living in the wild is a lifelong dream and one that they pursue with immense passion.  Very few people actually get to fulfill that dream and there are many tangible reasons why that is the case.  Firstly, it is an extremely demanding way to live bearing in mind that all the things […]

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