Family Camping Fun

While getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life is one of the reasons families choose to go camping, for kids it’s the ultimate adventure. If you are planning a family camping trip this summer, here are some tips that will ensure your vacation is both a safe and fun experience. Another great tip is to practice assembling the tents in your backyard so as to avoid wasting time at the camp site. … Continue reading

New Zealand – Marlborough Sounds

Tucked away in the Pacific Ocean is one of the most beautiful places that I’ve been to.  With such a beautifully rich landscape, there are places in New Zealand that can just take your breath away. Setting out from Wellington (Windy Wellington) and taking the ferry to the South Island  (approximately 2 hour boat trip) arriving at Picton and headed off on a 4 day hike along the Queen Charlotte Track the next day.  We … Continue reading

Are High Tech Hiking Shoes Worth the Money?

Hiking can be an extreme sport where lack of safety equipment can prove fatal. Hence, the equipment that is utilized on a hiking trip should always be top quality. Any compromise in quality can destroy the trip and could prove life-threatening. High tech hiking shoes are a case in point. Are They Necessary? It could be argued that a pair of regular hiking boots will perform an adequate job and can be quite comfortable. In … Continue reading

Asolo Hiking Boot Review

One of the best reviews I have read so far is for the Asolo hiking boot. This boot has a lot of points in its favor. They are lightweight, waterproof, cushioned and air filtered so these boots cover it all and yet is so lightweight you can use it on many types of hiking trip. You don’t have to be seriously into hiking to enjoy the benefits of these boots.   They won’t stretch your wallet … Continue reading

Hiking Safety

There are lots of reasons people go hiking. Some plan a hiking trip to take in the beauty and peace of nature, for the adventure, the experience, or the fauna and flora, while others do it just to have fun. Whatever your reason for hiking, the one thing that should always remain of paramount importance is hiking safety. Apart from making sure that the weather is ideal for hiking the trail you’ve chosen, you need to always remember to … Continue reading

Hiking for Beginners: The Basics That You Should Know

If you’re new to hiking, then making an effort to learn as much as you can about your new hobby is the best thing that you can do when getting started. Before booking an actual guided hiking trip or calling your friends to join you, it won’t hurt to understand the basics that all hikers use all the time in order do survive and have fun. Here is a brief list. The first point to note is to never … Continue reading

Don’t Leave Home Without This Hiking Gear

Aside from making sure that the weather is ideal for hiking and the trail is set, hikers should always remember to pack the right hiking gear. Not only will it make their hiking trip more fun, it will also make it safer. If you’re clueless when it comes to hiking gear, here are some of the things that you shouldn’t leave home without. Start with basic gear. Always pack food and water stored in spill-proof containers. Carry additional clothing … Continue reading

RV Campsites – What To Expect

RV camping is a rewarding and fun experience, especially if you choose your RV campsites well. A good RV campsite that provides top quality amenities can lift your RV experience from ordinary to spectacular! Some of the things to expect in a RV campsite can include: 20/30/50 amps power cable TV hot showers dumping station wifi/internet access laundry grocery store pull-through parking pets allowed handicap access outdoor kitchen grills rec center flush toilets hiking fishing … Continue reading