Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Winter Activities That Aren’t Skiing

Outdoor Winter Activities That Aren’t Skiing

The onset of colder months doesn’t mean you have to hide inside! There are plenty of outdoor winter activities to choose from other than skiing. As they say, there is no bad weather, just bad clothing! With a little preparation and the right gear, you can enjoy outdoor recreation year-round, especially in the winter.

Wild Camping 101

Wild Camping 101

Learn everything you need to know about wild camping so you can safely and legally avoid crowds and enjoy nature in solitude.

The Best Places to Visit This Winter

The Best Places to Visit This Winter

When the winter season hits, some people dream of fresh powder and cozy fireside evenings. Others want to forget the cold and escape to warmer places. Whichever you prefer, we’ve got the perfect list of places to visit this winter.

Namibia, Africa & the Oldest Desert in the World

Namibia, Africa & the Oldest Desert in the World

Namibia, like many African countries, is caught between territorial struggles and years of colonization while trying maintain ancient traditions and modernize with the times. However, the stunning landscape and wildlife has remained unchanged. In fact, the Namib Desert is the oldest desert in the world at over 60 million years old. Find out what else this impactful country has been cultivating and crafting all this time.

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula: Beyond Cancun & Tulum

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula: Beyond Cancun & Tulum

The famous and picturesque Yucatán Peninsula stretches into the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea whilst being occupied by the three Mexican states of Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo. This area of Mexico has some of the best history, culture and scenery across the entire country, however most travelers only visit the “tourist hotspots”. Cancun, Tulum and Playa del Carmen are not just three of the most visited places in Mexico, but the world. Yes, these resort towns are appealing and have some of the most gorgeous beaches around, but are they the best places to visit? If you’re searching for authentic Mexico, the simple answer is no. The best way to enjoy this stunning peninsula and be immersed in Mexico’s rich culture is by taking the road less traveled to these six destinations.

Bikepacking

Bikepacking

bike·pack·ing (verb). Definition: The coffee-fuelled action of pedalling between camping locations with personal belongings precariously strapped to a bicycle frame. Used in a sentence: “Andy please stop talking about your bikepacking adventure, I have to work”.

Hidden Lakes in Europe

Hidden Lakes in Europe

Lake life. We all dream of it, but where do we find it? These hidden lakes in Europe are dreamy, picturesque and begging to be admired by the committed wanderer.

Cairngorms National Park: Escape to the Scottish Highlands

Cairngorms National Park: Escape to the Scottish Highlands

Scotland— the land of sheep, whisky and rugged terrain. Here, the unpredictable weather makes for an always exciting adventure. With plenty of pubs and cozy hideaways to escape from the elements, there’s no excuse not to embrace all that this stunning nation has to offer.

The Faroe Islands: Your Next Nordic Adventure

The Faroe Islands: Your Next Nordic Adventure

The Faroe Islands are the Nordic adventure you never knew you needed. This quiet, quaint corner of the North Atlantic Ocean is one of Europe’s last true hidden gems. The people are friendly, the landscape is extreme and the culture is rich. You won’t find big-box chain businesses or crowded city streets. On the Faroe Islands, you will find an experience that will have you asking why you didn’t visit sooner.