IT’S A WEIGHTING GAME ON THE THREE CAPES TRACK!

Sep 05, 2019

If you’re looking at walking Tassie’s Three Capes Track, one consideration on how to experience the walk is how much weight you’re willing to carry. You have three main walking options and each one has different requirements for what you have to fit in your pack. The first option – and the one where you’ll […]

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HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT TRAVEL JOURNAL

Aug 08, 2019

One of the only times I kept a travel journal was on a big trip I did through South America. In 1991 I spent a year travelling the top half of the continent and I’m so pleased I wrote about it. Years later I still enjoy reading my observations and musings – and yes even […]

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8 Tips for taking great outdoor photos

May 30, 2019

The fresh air, open spaces, and the excitement of the unknown make outdoor photography a great exercise both physically and photographically. And the pace of any Life’s An Adventure pack free walk will allow you plenty of time to be creative with your photography and have a good play around with your camera. If you […]

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How to enjoy your wine on a Life’s An Adventure walk

Mar 21, 2019

On any Life’s An Adventure pack free guided walk you’ll experience first class meals washed down with a fine plonk. And one of the things the walking tour operator prides itself on is sourcing excellent local wines. (Whoever has that job has got it lucky!) A number of the walking tours include exploring vineyards, like […]

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Happy feet = happy hiker!

Feb 28, 2019

Having the right footwear for a bushwalk will be one of the biggest factors on how much you enjoy your time in the outdoors. So before you head to your nearest outdoor shop to buy boots or shoes for your next Life’s An Adventure walk there are some things you need to know. First up, boots […]

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How to pick the best fabrics for summer

Nov 29, 2018

  Bushwalking in summer normally involves hot, sweaty days so the more comfortable you can be the better and this means choosing the right fabric for your hiking tops. So if you want clothing that’s breathable, quick drying and cool for summer walks, consider these factors: Fabric construction and weight: Tighter knits or weaves create […]

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First aid must-haves

Nov 22, 2018

  When bushwalking there’s always the possibility of injury. Be it a simple cut, a sprain or worse, a broken bone or snake bite. Now on a Life’s An Adventure pack-free guided walk your professional guide is fully trained for all sorts of scenarios and they’ll have wilderness first aid training and a compete first […]

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Tips for hiking in the rain

Nov 21, 2018

“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet”: Roger Miller, American singer-songwriter   When you think about walking in the rain, images of cold, wet and unhappy hikers may come to mind but really it doesn’t have to be that way. Walking in the rain can be a joyous, invigorating experience – just […]

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