Patagonia is one of the world’s remote and beautiful places, even now there are places that still amaze and delight us. Watch these guys as they descend the Rio Baker which as you will see has some truly epic whitewater, waterfalls and wild canyons… Makes you want to be there doesn’t it ?
Like most people who backpack, hike or just simply enjoy the outdoors I like to vary how and what I eat while I am out in the bush and with the wide variety of backpacking foods out that is really pretty easy. To be honest I have a preference for ready made backpacking food like […]
Do you feel like doing something different this New Years Eve? Take a look at Lonely Planets take on the coolest places for New Years Eve Breaks and just get away from the ordinary. My personal pick would be the French Alps but there’s another four hotspots to choose from and I am sure that […]
In 2011 during the months of September and October, Jane Blanchard hiked the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile journey that would take her from France, over the Pyrenees and across northern Spain. The pilgrimage ends at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela where it is said the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried. Jane’s story, documented in […]
You know how you sometimes come across a product and think, what a great idea. Well I found one of those today. The Gigwam Tipi Tent. Designed with large families and groups of friends in mind, the Gigwam is communal living in a tent. The tents which look like tipis or wigwams, hence the name […]
When people backpack through Germany, the destination they usually head for is Berlin. Whilst Berlin is a beautiful place to visit, there are alternatives that offer culture, history and great beer! The city of Leipzig is a delight for those wanting to get off the backpacking trail and discover a hidden gem in Europe. Gomio.com […]
If you haven’t heard of GoPro camera by now then you must of been living in a box. The founder of the company started it off 10 years ago with a rudimentary disposable camera strapped to his wrist. After seeing the potential of wearable cameras the GoPro was born. If you are an outdoor enthusiast […]
I love watching this video when I am stuck behind my desk. It really does send a powerful message, that there is so much in life to do and to achieve that we should never stop exploring and we should always be seeking that special ‘moment’. Napoleon Hill said that what the mind can conceive, […]