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Xero Shoes Z-Trail review

Xero Shoes Z-Trail: A Mixed Review

I'm not an huge into barefoot running. I am a minimalist when it comes to gear and packing. Thus, I ...
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Biking in Vietnam

Bike Vietnam from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Can you ride a bicycle? Are you drawn to Vietnam and its incredible food, culture, history, and landscape? Do you ...
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St Lawrence River from Quebec City

2 Awesome Bike Trails in Quebec City

PSA: there are incredible bike trails in Quebec City!! This past weekend, I was in Quebec for the Women in ...
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bike, canada, Quebec, Quebec City, Trip
Sunrise in Udawalawe Park, Sri Lanka

The Sunshine Blogger Award

The Sunshine Blogger Award is something that's new to me, along with the world of blogging. The Award is given to ...
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Biking in Vietnam on the Ho Chi Minh Road

My $178 Budget Bike Touring Set Up for Vietnam (Bike Included)

I biked 1000km in Vietnam and spent $178 on gear including the bike, and I want to prove to you ...
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bike, budget, Gear, Gear, hanoi, vietnam
The North Face Terra 65 New Zealand Mt Armstrong

What Hiking Gear Should I Buy Expensive, and What Can I Buy Cheap?

It's hilarious. We spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on camping and hiking gear so we can sleep outside. The ...
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budget, Gear, Gear, travel
Tongariro Northern Circuit New Zealand Great Walks

How (Not) to Hike the Tongariro Northern Circuit

The Tongariro Northern Circuit is one of the nine "Great Walks" managed by the Department of Conservation of New Zealand ...
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hike, new zealand, tongariro, Trip
Jasper Alberta Canada backpacking pack

The Ultimate Pack: North Face Terra 65 Review

My North Face Terra 65 pack has seen thousands of kilometres of trail, and it is GOING STRONG. A simple ...
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Bike on the Burlington waterfront on the way from Toronto to Niagara

Bike from Toronto to Niagara On The Lake (+ Wine)

Why bike from Toronto to Niagara? You'd best ask yourself why not, because the path is wonderful and the reward ...
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bike, canada, niagara, toronto, Trip, wine
Overlooking the Elora Gorge

Bike to Elora from Marsville, Ontario

Guess what? It's yet another awesome day trip from Toronto idea! The original plan was to start in Erin, Ontario ...
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bike, canada, elora, toronto, Trip
Blue trail marker in Silver Creek Conservation Area

Silver Creek Hike and Belfountain, Ontario

It's a little early for Summer activities and Winter seems to be taking its sweet time to phase out. That ...
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How to Explore Sri Lanka in 2 Weeks

Not a quarter as crowded or commercialized as Thailand's beaches, Sri Lanka strikes wonderful balance between useable tourist infrastructure and ...
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Light My Fire titanium spork opening a beer

My 6 Essential Hiking Gear Items

There are very few things you need to embark on a hiking adventure, but everyone does have favourites. Here is ...
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buff, Gear, Gear, nalgene, poles, review, spork

Get Outside and Go Already

Do you love the appeal of adventure and getting outside, but struggle to figure out how to make it all ...
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Resources
Mountain views in the distance while biking the Otago Central Rail Trail

The Otago Central Rail Trail in New Zealand

The Otago Central Rail Trail is a multi-purpose trail (most used by cyclists) that runs 152km through central Otago on ...
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bike, new zealand, otago, south island, Trip
Fiordland NP New Zealand

Mammut Trovat Advanced High GTX Hiking Boot Review

This is one of those hiking items I will shell out on, and encourage you to do the same. Though ...
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boots, Gear, mammut, review, trovat gtx
Punta Union, Huascaran NP Peru

The Santa Cruz Trek in Huascaran, Peru

Peru is famous for the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu; but have you heard of the Santa Cruz Trek? This ...
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Roy's Peak, Wanaka, NZ

Roy’s Peak in Wanaka, New Zealand

Roy's Peak is that Instagram-famous, why haven't I been there, I really want to go there, where is that anyway, ...
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hike, new zealand, roys peak, Trip, wanaka
Brewster Hut views

Mt Armstrong and Brewster Hut in Mount Aspiring, New Zealand

Here's a weekend trip that holds a candle (albeit flickering) to the beauty of the views and serenity of Mueller ...
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Copland Track Westland New Zealand

The Copland Track in Westland, New Zealand

This is the most incredible weekend trip to do with a group of mates; or an unforgettable addition to your ...
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Fishermen's Trail Portugal

The Fishermen’s Trail in Alentejo, Portugal

Who knew Portugal was this awesome?? For 6 days, walk on seaside cliffs with dramatic ocean views and secluded beaches ...
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hike, portugal, rota vicentina, Trip
Brazeau Lake Campsite on the Brazeau Loop in Jasper

The Brazeau Loop in Jasper, Alberta

One of Jasper's best kept secrets, the Brazeau Loop has almost everything you could ask for in a West Coast ...
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Gear for the Trail

Here is a list of things to bring on a backpacking (hiking) trip. For an interactive list where you can ...
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Food for the Trail

The best thing about eating on the trail is that after a long day of walking, climbing, and scrambling, everything ...
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Image, Resources
Fundy National Park trails

The Fundy Circuit in New Brunswick, Canada

The Fundy Circuit takes you through and around the better part of Fundy National Park in New Brunswick, Canada. This ...
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Hiking in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

Mueller Hut in Aoraki, New Zealand

Of my 5 months spent in New Zealand exploring as many corners of the South Island as time would permit, ...
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Ella Rock

Ella Rock in Ella, Sri Lanka

Ella Rock is situated just outside of the adventure/tourist town of Ella, and is a great day/morning trip! This was ...
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Ella, Ella Rock, hike, Sri Lanka, Trip