Backpack Basics: Buying and Packing Your Gear for the Great Outdoors

January 20, 2016
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For the dedicated hiker, a backpack ranks among the most critical pieces of gear. That obviously goes without saying in the case of backpacking: The essence of that addictive (and ancient) pursuit is toting all you need in a trusty pack. It’s just as true, however, for a day hiker–even the most casual one–given nobody […]

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Bugs, Rain and Bears: Planning Tips to Banish the Backpacker Blues

January 15, 2016
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There are two of kinds of backpacking trip — the soft kind is an alternative term for hitchhiking through a region. If you’re a fan of real backpacking — surviving on your own on your wits and on the things that you’ve had the foresight to throw into your backpack — you’ll need to think […]

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Park City: A State of the Art Ski Destination That Still Has That Old West Vibe

December 19, 2015

Every year, America’s premier ski resorts add new features and amenities to entice both novice and veteran skiers alike. This year, however, Park City Mountain Resort, under new ownership, has far outstripped the competition with a massive $50-million improvement project. As USA Today recently reported, the project has created the largest ski resort in the […]

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Turks and Caicos: 5 Adventures for Sea Lovers

December 4, 2015

The Turks and Caicos is an archipelago of forty islands located 925 kilometres southeast of Miami. Mainly consisting of coastal forest, mangrove wetlands, and pristine beaches, the islands are the perfect destination for sea lovers looking for a fun balance of beach time and water adventures. If you’re staying in these absurdly luxurious holiday villa […]

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4 Surprisingly Affordable Backpacking Locations

October 31, 2015

Backpacking is one of the most fascinating ways to travel. You are not always in the situation to travel in luxurious style or manner. Backpackers always like to travel with the minimum luggage and stay in comfortable yet cheap places. For many people especially students, it is the only way to travel. Backpackers want to […]

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3 Off Beat Family Holiday Locations

October 31, 2015

Some people love to travel to places that are crowded with tourists but not everyone. Some will do everything to travel to top tourist destinations in the world. While it is true that some people are excited in going to places that are on the top of every travel lists, there are certainly some who […]

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3 Places to Go Backpacking this Christmas

October 30, 2015

Christmas is almost here. What are you most excited about? Aside from being the season of joy and gift-giving, this is also a good time to travel. If you have no idea where to go, below are three destinations that can prove to be perfect for a backpacking trip. Flickr CC Ben n Rebecca McIntyre Australia  […]

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3 Attractions You Shouldn’t Skip when Taking a Tour around Dharamshala

October 7, 2015

Located smack dab in the middle of the beautiful Kangra Valley and the magnificent Dhauladhar Mountain in the Himachal Pradesh, for nature lovers, Dharamshala is the ideal destination to visit. This Hill station in India has an altitude of about 4,550 feet (above sea level) and has dense greenery spread across its landscape, making it […]

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The Best Places to Visit on a Road Trip Through Mexico

August 29, 2015
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Mexico: The home of tacos, tequila, mariachi, and more the 122 million people. Covering nearly 2 million square kilometres, Mexico is a vast country with far more to offer than a hedonistic spring break. Steeped in ancient history (the earliest civilisation can be traced back to the Olmec culture from 1500 BC), Mexico has a […]

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Luganville: So Many Sights, So Little Time

August 29, 2015
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Although most visitors to Vanuatu head to Port Vila at some point on their holidays, fewer people make the effort to go to Luganville. Which is a shame, because the second city of Vanuatu is a thriving, beautiful city that is bursting with things to see and do. Located on the largest island in Vanuatu, […]

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