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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 0 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 32 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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Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

High in the Andes, nestled between the dominating countries of Peru and Colombia, the little gem of Ecuador manages to hold a charm all of its own. Blessed with an incredible geographical diversity that includes jungle, mountain and coastal landscapes, many say Ecuador has it all. And they’re not far wrong! For me, one of […]

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5 Best Hikes for Solo Female Travellers in New Zealand

5 Best Hikes for Solo Female Travellers in New Zealand

I love a good hike, it’s as simple as that and what better place to pull on some good shoes and getting moving than in New Zealand, the heartland of epic scenery? Known as tramping here, hiking is a perfect activity for solo female travellers in New Zealand, because it’s generally very safe and accessible. […]

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Top 5 Day Walks in Central Australia

Top 5 Day Walks in Central Australia

Central Australia is not best known for its walking potential – you’re probably more likely to explore it by 4wd, campervan or motorbike. However, even the most hardened motor heads need to stretch their legs every so often and what better way to do it than with a good day walk in Central Australia – the […]

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