Travel


Our End of the Year Celebration

I knew that I had to come up with something big for our family gathering that we have at the end of every school year. My three brothers, two sisters and myself have a combined 20 children, and we all live in the same area. We do something every year to celebrate the arrival of…


Preparation For Hiking Trips

One of the most important parts for a hiking trip is the preparation. The proper and extensive preparation will give you successful and joyful hiking. There are some tips to make good preparations for your trip. Master sufficient knowledge. You can easily find many information on the basics about hiking. Read the boots and they…


Grand Canyon Backpacking Checklist

Do you remember the most embarrassing moment of your life? I do. I grew up at the Grand Canyon National Park and had hiked in and out many times. A friend of mine (who I happened to have a crush on) came to visit and I offered to take him on a hiking trip into…


Taking A Backpack Hiking

A backpack hiking trip through Europe or any other area that you are unfamiliar with is a great adventure. Backpacking Italy with friends will leave you with pleasing memories that you’ll enjoy for a lifetime if you do it right. Backpacking mountain terrain will provide you with breathtaking scenery in addition to all of the…


Follow These Tips Before You Head Out on That Next Hiking Trip

If you like to go hiking in the great outdoors then you already know how much it is and the great source of exercise it offers. Do you also know that not taking necessary precautions could also lead to unwanted circumstances that could have been avoided with some proper planning. Here are some tips that…


Camping Hiking Equipment

Camping and hiking trips are meant to leave the worries and tensions of routine life behind and only having the fun and adventure. For enjoying the camping hiking trip in a fulfilling way, you need to take care of the proper camping hiking equipment before you leave for the trip and going to hiking. The…


Tips To The Best Hiking Trips

Here are a few tips that are essential to making a hiking trip successful and rewarding. It is important to remember that hiking is usually done away from civilization, so assistance is not at your disposal. This makes safety and planning an essential part of your hiking trip that should not be overlooked. Mapping out…


The Benefits of One Day Hiking

Do you like to take one day hiking trips? Do you want to take hiking trips on trails near your home? One day hiking trips have a number of advantages. They are great for the recreational hiker. Minimal hiking gear is required and you can take pleasure in the fresh air and beautiful surroundings. Short…


Food For A Hiking

One thing fellow hikers and backpackers never can agree on is what food to take on a hiking trip. How many hikers, the length of the trail, the season and what facilities are available on the trail is often the biggest influence on deciding what to take. Nutrition and ease of preparation should be kept…


How to Survive a Hiking Trip in the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon averages more rescues than any other national park in the world, and were it not for the swift response of the rescuers the death toll in the Canyon would be exorbitantly high. As it is, the Canyon’s steep drops, soaring summer temperatures, plummeting winter temperatures, lack of water, and sudden weather shifts…