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How to Prepare for Your Hiking Trip in Los Angeles

If there’s any place to travel to this spring for some fun in the sun, Los Angeles California is an ideal location. With warm weather and pretty much sunny skies all year long, there are plenty of exciting things to explore outdoors. One of the best ways to indulge in the outdoor experience is to […]

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The Survivor’s Guide to 10 Edible Foods Common in the Wild

Getting lost in the wilderness with no emergency food supply and no way to ask for help could sound frightening, but your chances of surviving are high. The wilderness has an abundant amount of everything edible if you know where to find them. But this doesn’t mean you can eat whatever it is that you […]

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Family-Friendly Island Camping Locations in Queensland

Queensland conjures up images of the sun, sand, and sea and justifiably so. It is home to many islands that have been known for being one of the most beautiful in the world, giving every visitor to step back and admire the beauty of nature. However, Queensland has more to offer than just a drive […]

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10 Essential items to pack in your backpack

In the frenzy packing up your bags and suitcases before a big trip, even the most experienced of backpackers lose sight of important things. TheGearHunt says: “If you want to have a successful hiking trip you need four things: a GPS device, good hiking boots, strong trekking poles and a good hiking backpack. ” While […]

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Outdoor Outer Layer

When I go on holiday I tend not to have the typical beach break. I simply can’t sit still for that long and get itchy feet if I try and stretch out on a sun lounger for any length of time. My friends don’t understand it; all of them believing that a holiday is a […]

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Want to Climb Kilimanjaro for Charity? Get Started Here

Over 20,000 people every year climb mount Kilimanjaro, but more and more people are doing it for a cause or charity close to their hearts. A Kilimanjaro climb for charity gives a great feeling, and could even be a life changing experience for some. Back in June, a man named Spencer West who is a […]

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Discovering Australia off the Beaten Track

The Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef and Ayers Rock -everyone knows about these tourist attractions in Australia and they should be on any travellers to-do-list of unmissable Australia experiences. However, Australia is the sixth largest country in the world, almost as big as the USA, and it offers literally a […]

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Why Are Camping Holidays Now So Popular?

Camping trips have always been popular with a certain type of person but in recent years the popularity of this type of holiday has grown to such an extent that it is now the first choice for many different types of holidaymaker. There are some very good reasons for this and below are some of […]

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Safety First: Enjoying Your Camping Trip and Reducing Risk

Camping is an excellent way to experience the great outdoors and get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. However, if you don’t prepare properly for the trip beforehand, you could face complications. Camping TripAl_HikesAZ / Foter.com / CC BY-NC Fortunately, to enjoy your camping trip to the fullest, here are 8 tips: […]

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The Best Rock Climbing Spots in the UK

From the mountain range in Wales to the far corners of the Scottish Highlands, the British Isles are home to some truly breathtaking locations, and the experience can be increased tenfold with the views provided by rock climbing. Climbing Spots in the UKPreserved Light by Caillum Smith / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Here’s our quick […]