7 Essential Tips for Women Solo Hikers

Doing thing solo, especially hiking solo, is one of the best ways to improve the independence and personal skills. Of course, hiking alone in the wilderness has its risks. Yet, there is no reason that women should be put off when thinking about solo hiking. These 7 essential tips for women solo hikers will thus […]

Why you should travel light in the wilderness

For a person whose only passion is travelling and exploring new destinations, one of the most crucial decisions to make before going on a trip is to choose what to take along in that one backpack and what to leave behind! Those decisions are difficult and those decisions are tricky! If you ask my suggestion, […]

Hiking Hungary’s Mátra Mountain Range

Standing high above the rest of Hungary is Kékestető peak. Three thousand, three hundred and twenty six feet to be exact. While this may not seem incredibly tall in comparison to other infamous peaks around the globe, it holds its own magic when it comes to the north Hungarian countryside. At the top, there is […]

Walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain – The French Way

The Camino de Santiago, otherwise known as the Way of St James, is a series of pilgrim routes leading to his shrine at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, northwest Spain. These walks, which traditionally ran from one’s home to Santiago, were once embarked on as a sign of penance. Today, they are […]

Crowns for the Kungsleden – Sonnets for Hiking in Sweden

These sonnets were composed on a three-week hiking and camping trip with my best friend along the Kungsleden in Swedish Lapland: a notoriously wet, but remarkably beautiful and desolate place.The Kungsleden is a 440km (270mi) hiking trail that starts from Abisko Station, a tourist town in the Arctic Circle with a dog sled lane at […]

Hiking the Grand Canyon – A Humbling Experience

I had been to the Grand Canyon before. It was a family vacation and that meant little time exploring this vast crevice. As my wife and our kids looked across the reds, yellows, tans, and browns of the Grand Canyon, I told myself I wanted to come back and do more than look. I wanted […]

Secrets to a Successful Backpacking Trip

From seasoned travelers to first timers, the question of what to bring on a backpacking trip is always relevant. In the case that you just recently pick up backpacking, this issue has become extremely important. You must plan how to carry all the necessary stuff yet still remain generally mobile. Well if you feel overwhelmed […]

How to Avoid Common Hiking Injuries – Tips for Hikers

Hiking is great fun and a nice way of keeping fit for both you and your family. Though terrains are different, some common hiking injuries occur which may interrupt or ruin your hike. However, this is no reason not to enjoy the outdoors when out hiking. Follow a hiking camping guide and you will be […]

Sani Pass & the highest pub in Africa.

Backpacking in Lesotho, Sani Pass & the highest pub in Africa. What could be more irresistible than having a cold crisp beer with good friends and a view that is beyond spectacular? Having a chance to explore one of Africa’s most impressive mountain ranges the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Mountains which crosses over into the often overlooked kingdom […]

A backpackers guide to trekking in Nepal

Nepal is popularly known as an exquisite trekking destination. Trekking in Nepal is not only thrilling, but also economical. As a backpacking destination it delivers a truly unique and rare travel experience, that is surprisingly under priced considering how much personal satisfaction it delivers. Every year, thousands of people from all around the globe set […]