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Essential Fishing Tips for Backpackers
October 28, 2014 – 4:12 pm | No Comments yet
Photo from Flickr by H2O Alchemist

Photo from Flickr by H2O Alchemist

Fishing is a popular pastime around the world and it doesn’t get much more exciting than tackling unfamiliar territory. Going down to your local lake or river can soon lead to stagnation so it might be a great idea to try somewhere new, and not just the lake at the other end of town.

Exploring the world and seeking out new fishing spots and adventure will add a bit of spice to your hobby. Away from the comforts of home and familiar surroundings presents plenty of challenges. Here are a few tips to overcome them.

Find the Right Location

There are tons of fantastic fishing spots across the globe so picking just one location that suits you can seem overwhelming. If you’ve got plenty of time then you could take in a number of different spots over a few days (or weeks) in one trip to add a bit of variety.

Finding the right location for you will mainly depend on what type of fish you hope to catch and what in climate. It’s no good hoping to catch coldwater fish in the tropics, so research your destination well beforehand.

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Six Must-Pack Pieces of Kit for a Winter Activity Holiday
October 28, 2014 – 4:03 pm | No Comment
Six Must-Pack Pieces of Kit for a Winter Activity Holiday

You can have as much fun in sub-zero temperatures as in summer sunshine as long as you’ve packed the right kit. Here’s our guide to the six pieces of kit you’ll absolutely need to pack.

Three Ways to Survive a Winter Hike
October 16, 2014 – 1:36 pm | No Comment
Three Ways to Survive a Winter Hike

Though this might be true, it’s also the case that walking in the wild outdoors during the winter here in the Great British Isles is not the safest thing to do in the world, and therefore, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to write this short guide…

The Top 5 Souvenirs for Backpackers
October 16, 2014 – 11:00 am | No Comment
The Top 5 Souvenirs for Backpackers

To avoid returning home minus a fully functional back and with shoulders resembling a weightlifters, these are the items you should be buying.

The Ultimate Backpacker’s List of Essentials
September 19, 2014 – 11:52 am | No Comment
The Ultimate Backpacker’s List of Essentials

Traditionally a niche way to travel, backpacking’s popularity has grown exponentially over the last few years, thanks to its exciting mixture of flexibility, economy and freedom.

Scuba Diving In Tenerife
September 15, 2014 – 2:46 pm | No Comment
Scuba Diving In Tenerife

European destinations like Tenerife offer the perfect combination of great weather, budget options for accommodation and lots to see underwater.

Three reasons to fall In Love With San Sebastian
September 15, 2014 – 2:38 pm | No Comment
Three reasons to fall In Love With San Sebastian

At the heart of the Basque region in northern Spain lies the coastal city of San Sebastian. All at once charming, trendy, lively and laidback, San Seb.

Colorado and the battle to legalize pot
July 12, 2014 – 3:14 pm | No Comment
Colorado and the battle to legalize pot

To help clear things up, we explain the main arguments of both legalization activists and prohibition supporters, so you can make up your own mind.

5 Best Hemp Products for Travelers
June 30, 2014 – 6:49 pm | One Comment
5 Best Hemp Products for Travelers

That said there are a few items that come in really handy and are well worth making space for. Here are 5 hemp based products that all travelers should make space for in their backpack:

Keep Your Costs Down: 5 Tips to do Asia on the Cheap
June 30, 2014 – 6:11 pm | No Comment
Keep Your Costs Down: 5 Tips to do Asia on the Cheap

cutting expenses, saving on accommodations and food, and earning money along the way, you’ll be a step ahead and ready to keep your costs down.

To Do, or Not to Do: Drug Use Abroad
June 27, 2014 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
To Do, or Not to Do: Drug Use Abroad

Walking down the street I hear a whisper “weed, weed, coke-a, what you need” There are endless amounts of times I have heard this from taxis tuk tuk’s beach sellers, and randoms of all sorts while out at festivals or traveling.

The many faces of Amsterdam
June 27, 2014 – 2:30 pm | No Comment
The many faces of Amsterdam

Getting the ferry overnight means minimum accommodation costs and maximum time in your destination of choice

Should all us travelers be wearing hemp?
May 2, 2014 – 5:52 pm | No Comment
Should all us travelers be wearing hemp?

For one thing, Hemp as a fiber protects your skin by naturally filtering out UV light, so on days when you forget your sun cream you’re still covered

5 Benefits of Marihuana Legalization and Cons of Its Current Prohibition
April 18, 2014 – 11:12 am | No Comment
5 Benefits of Marihuana Legalization and Cons of Its Current Prohibition

let us take a look at some of the benefits of legalizing Marihuana in your country. These reasons could easily convince or at least compel any sensible person to think on similar lines of legalising cannabis across their territories.

Keeping Healthy when Backpacking
March 25, 2014 – 2:25 pm | No Comment
Keeping Healthy when Backpacking

No matter where you are, or who you’re with, however, ill-health can quickly turn a dream holiday into something unpleasant.