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 […]

Hiking gear and a city girls first time hiking in New Zealand

Q: Hello, I’m coming to New Zealand for a few months and would love to do some hiking while I’m there. I love Lord of the Rings and it would be awesome to walk around some of these beautiful places. But not too sure what I should pack, I’m a city girl and the hiking […]

Hiking Kilimanjaro: How to Start Climbing and Gear Guide

I have spent the better part of my life seeking adventure through travel; interacting with different cultures, learning bits of new languages, seeking famous treks, and the places (or spots) you only find out about from the locals. I dream of mountains, epic vistas and the feeling that stirs the spirit when you conquer a […]

Nine Great Walks for Backpackers in New Zealand

New Zealand is a country of incredible landscape and scenery. The geography takes on a life of its own and is considered by many backpackers to be the true ‘wildlife’ of the country. There is no better way to engage with nature and the incredible scenery than hiking, trekking or rambling. New Zealand has many […]