The most commonly asked questions about van life now answered in one post. Why did I choose van life? Where do I sleep, shower, find power etc? Read on to find out.
Hitchhiking etiquette & tips
Finding a hitch is the easy part. Stand on side of road, stick thumb out, car pulls over, you get in. The hard part is then figuring out what to say, how to show gratitude and not have a silent awkward drive with a stranger. Hitchhiker Etiquette Wind down the window In day to day life you …
10 Christmas Present Ideas for Hikers
The last thing a hiker wants is more “stuff” to carry, but some of these items will be guaranteed to be used if gifted to the outdoorsy type. I hope this makes shopping a little easier!!
Top 5 Adventure Podcasts
Looking for some new podcasts to keep you entertained while on your next road trip, hike, or even during housework? How about some podcasts to inspire your next adventures? Look no further than my top 5 go to podcasts which leave me gushing over incredible people and their achievements, and researching my next trips and destinations.
Weekend on the Great North Walk
With life suddenly shifting and my weekend plans falling through I impulsively fell back on the thing I love most; hiking. The 20km section of the Great North Walk from Thornleigh to Browera was just I needed.
Interview: What it’s really like to hike the PCT
Click here to read the interview For a long time now I’ve been following fellow adventure blogger Mikaela who was a raft guide over in Canada. We cheer each other on via social media so when she reached out asking if she could interview me for her website Voyageur Tripper I, of course, said yes! …
Good Fear vs Bad Fear
Have you ever experienced those excited butterflies before you do something big? Been aware that you might fail whatever you are embarking on, but willing to try anyway? That’s good fear. It’s acknowledging that what you are about to do is so crazy that it might just work, rather than a guaranteed success. It’s throwing …
Spontaneous 6 Day Sailing Trip
After being out of the country for 6 months of adventure, I found myself bored after being home for just 6 weeks. I was already dreading the impending return to work and was searching for something interesting to do with my last week of freedom before sitting back at a desk. Uninspired I scrolled through Facebook …
My Top 4 Adventure Websites
My head spun as my boyfriend effortlessly flipped through the various finance website tabs he had open. A simple question about Superannuation led us down a rabbit hole of comparison websites, infographics on compound interest and all sorts of other overwhelming things. While I learnt a great deal about finance, what stuck out to me most was …
Kayaking Deep Cove, North Vancouver CA
Keen to rest our legs we hire kayaks and spend a few hours exploring deep cove. Born was the story of Adventure Orange.