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Dahhhling Dahl - Happy Camper!

Dahhhling Dahl

This dahl is darling dahhhling! All it requires is a stash of lentils, a plumage of spice and whatever veggies you can lay your hands on – it really is that simple.

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Lifeproof Fre Case Review

Lifeproof FRĒ Phone Case: Review

Is the Lifeproof FRĒ Phone Case the best active outdoor protection money can buy for your phone? If you are a traveller, enjoy outdoor pursuits or have a job which means you’re out and about a lot, the Lifeproof case is invaluable. Read on to find out what it does & why you need one!

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Rotorua Wonderland

Rotorua – a Sulphurous City of obnoxious noxious gasses

There is no smellier place on earth than Rotorua, and that is primarily because most of the earth there is trying to escape. This sulphurous city sits atop a bunch of active volcanoes, who aren’t afraid to show you quite how active they are. Visiting one of the most accessible geothermally lively areas on earth certainly keeps you on your toes when darting around steam vents, bubbling mud pools and geysers.

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Top 5 Best Beaches in Hawaii - Carl Smith Beach Park View

Top 5 Best Beaches in Hawaii

Dream of Hawaii, and you’ll likely conjure up images of idyllic golden sand beaches all to yourself, soft surf lapping at your feet, a gorgeous sunset on the horizon…at least, that’s what I envisaged before heading, naively, to the land of fire and rock. Hawaii does boast brochure-worthy beach escapes, but more than that, it […]

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Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Touring Tyre - Great Britain

British Cycle Quest

The British Cycle Quest is organised by the Cyclist’s Touring Club and is designed to get cyclist’s exploring the UK by bike. The CTC has divided the UK up in to 67 regions, each of which comprises 6 quests. If you’re good at maths, you’ll know that makes a whopping 402 quests to complete. Collect 6 answers and you get a certificate. Collect the lot and you earn respect.

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Best Blue Mountains Day Hike Gorgeous Scenery

The Best Blue Mountains Day Hike

I had never heard of Katoomba before a train I was on sailed through it and everyone except my friend Heather and I got off. This meant one of two things; it was either a hideous tourist hangout, or a brilliant tourist attraction. Either way, something interesting went on beyond that tiny station.

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Marmot Essence Jacket

Marmot Essence Jacket: Review

Ridiculously light weight (6oz!), breathable, waterproof and surprisingly comfortable, the Marmot Essence Jacket is hands down the best adventure travel waterproof I’ve ever had. Read on to find out why this could be your next best buy.

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Hiking Full Circle in the Bay of Islands

Hiking Full Circle in the Bay of Islands

To appreciate in just one tramp the sheer variety of New Zealand’s North Island beauty, nothing beats hiking full circle in the Bay of Islands. With stunning views across the bay and the opportunity to get deep in native bush forest, this cheery day hike from one Bay of Islands community to another links party town Paihia to Russell, aka the Hell Hole of the Pacific.

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How to choose the best backpack for travelling

Going backpacking? Whether it’s a round the world trip or a short jaunt across a country, a backpack is a necessity. Making the right choice is crucial. This guide will show you how to choose the best backpack for you and your travel style, so you can make an informed choice when picking your pack.

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Top 10 Beach Biking Tips

Top 10 Beach Biking Tips

So, you’re going on a beach bike ride? These top 10 beach biking tips for cycling through sand will get you through sandy terrain and help you keep your bike in good condition after it’s been churning through the soft stuff.

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Epic Ride: Cycling 90 Mile Beach

Epic Ride: Cycling 90 Mile Beach

Cycling 90 Mile Beach is an awesome experience which is a must for any cycling visitors to New Zealand. Contrary to its namesake, 90 Mile Beach is not 90 miles in length, but an easy 55. Regardless of title, cycling the beach is magnificent. Saharan style sand dunes, windswept surf and hidden campsites, this is a North Island gem.

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YOLO vs the Risk Factor

You only live once – aka YOLO – is a great mantra to live by. But by embracing the YOLO ethos we must also make sure we live to see another day and weigh up YOLO vs risk. If living for the moment equates to unnecessary risk taking, is it worth it? There’s a very fine line between living on the edge and falling off of it.

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The Kalalau Trail Hike

Kalalau Trail

Being a fan of Jurassic Park, I was chomping at the bit to get myself to Kauai, the ‘Garden Isle’ in the Hawaiian Island chain, where many of the scenes of the movie are filmed. To me, nothing screams more of ‘dinosaur!’ than the stunningly rugged, notoriously inaccessible and uniquely beautiful Na Pali Coast. If dinosaurs did exist anywhere in the world, Na Pali is it.

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