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Lebanon’s Lost Land : The Aakkar

By on December 3, 2018 in Hiking, LEBANON, Middle East, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
Lebanon’s Lost Land : The Aakkar

You all know I’ve got a lot of love for Lebanon. But maybe what you don’t know is that it’s not the beguiling charm of Beirut, the ridiculously untouched Roman ruins, the magnificent monasteries or the dazzling diversity of cultures that I loved most. All I do love all those things. Not, what I love […]

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Why Hiking Lebanon is the Perfect Way to Get Off the Beaten Track in this Epic Country

By on May 19, 2018 in Hiking, LEBANON, Middle East, Reviews with 2 Comments
Why Hiking Lebanon is the Perfect Way to Get Off the Beaten Track in this Epic Country

If you’ve read any of my posts on this blog, you’ll know getting off the beaten track is one of my favourite things to do. And hiking Lebanon with the fantastic company, Trekking Lebanon, was the perfect way to do just that! A totally delightful way to discover some of the local-only known parts of […]

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Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

By on April 9, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Hiking, National Parks with 6 Comments
Ultimate Travel Guide to Gonder and the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia

The UNESCO-listed Simien Mountains and the UNESCO-listed city of Gonder (or Gondar!) are – perhaps unsurprisingly given their world heritage status – among 2 of Ethiopia’s finest attractions. Situated close by each other, many tourists explore them together, as I did, and that’s exactly why I’m pairing them together in this guide. Located in the […]

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Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

By on January 15, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 2 Comments
Women : The 6 Best Shoes for Backpacking

If there’s one thing you definitely need when you go backpacking ladies it’s a pair of great shoes. No matter whether you’re trekking the length of the United States or heading on a long overseas adventure, making sure you’ve got a decent pair of footwear that’s going to last will be key to you enjoying […]

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The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

By on December 20, 2017 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Gear, Hiking, Reviews with 2 Comments
The 7 Best Backpacking Tents You Can Buy

The best way to improve your comfort, safety and experiences during camping trips is through bringing the best-quality tent with you. However, I’m sure that you’ve found a TON of choices when trying to look for the perfect one. As such, finding the ultimate tent to fit your needs can get quite complicated. That’s why […]

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Reaching for the Heavens : Trekking Ethiopia’s Tigray Churches with Teddy Zion Tours

By on December 16, 2017 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Hiking, Off the Beaten Track with 2 Comments
Reaching for the Heavens : Trekking Ethiopia’s Tigray Churches with Teddy Zion Tours

A WORD OF WARNING! Visiting Ethiopia’s Tigray Churches will require nerves of steel, a disregard for treacherous heights and all the adrenaline you can possibly muster… …but trust me, if you can harness all of these, then visiting this totally unique and breathtaking (literally) destination is going to be one of the most amazing travel […]

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7 Great Tips for Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Hiking

By on March 6, 2017 in Gear, Hiking, Travel Tips, Wellbeing on the Road with 2 Comments
7 Great Tips for Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Hiking

When it comes to hiking we all know that we need a good pair of boots, a high-quality sunscreen and a backpack that holds all of the essentials. However we often neglect one of the most important things we need when hiking. Yes whether it’s a day trip or a multi-day trip, you also need […]

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Water-To-Go Filter Bottles: Are They Worth It?

Water-To-Go Filter Bottles: Are They Worth It?

Filter bottles have been around a while now, listed and recommended on pretty much every travel, outdoors and hiking website. I’ve seen plenty of videos boasting how amazing filter bottles are, how long they last and unlike their plastic water bottle counterparts, how little they impact our environment. I’ll admit, until I started enjoying walking […]

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Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

By on October 29, 2015 in ECUADOR, Hiking, Latin America with 34 Comments
Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

The green of the open valley stretched as far I could see. Broken only by the odd tree or patch of scrub, it flowed up the to the mountain ridges on each side and looked smooth and soft, like a green dustsheet that had pull over the furniture of these Andean hills to cover and […]

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How to Choose the Best Womens Hiking Boots

By on October 15, 2015 in Gear, Hiking, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
How to Choose the Best Womens Hiking Boots

Let’s be honest ladies, hiking boots are never going to be fashion item number 1! They are, however, always going to be incredibly useful, especially when travelling the globe. From Nepal to New Zealand, Namibia to Norway, womens hiking boots are a good, practical choice of footwear in all sorts of situations. So, if you’re […]

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