An Adventurers Journal

Category: How to be an adventurer?


Cockscomb Basin Hiking trails guide

Cockscomb Basin is a 250 000 acre jungle wonderland endowed with hiking trails, waterfalls and mountains. Besides an environment rich of wildlife, it is the largest jaguar sanctuary in the world with a recorded number of 200 jaguars.

Advertisements
Read More

How to spot wildlife successfully ?

Spitsbergen

There are few things in life more rewarding than spotting wild animals in their natural habitat. Encountering a wild animal in the wild brings great memories and stories, still getting this experience isn’t always easy. Here are a few tips for spotting wildlife successfully.

Read More

How to plan a backpacking trip?

There is nothing I love more than spending a few days, if not weeks, in nature. There is nothing more satisfying than hiking through dense forests or paddling on beautiful lakes and covering miles and miles powered by your own arms and legs. At the end of the day you can enjoy a warm meal and a nice campfire before camping at night. But if you want to make the most of your upcoming adventure, knowing how to plan a backpacking trip is essential. 

Read More

Everything you need to know about food for backpacking – FAQ

Food planning is an important stage in your backpacking trip planning. Planning your meals sounds easy, until you get into detail and notice you want a little more than just a loaf of bread and a slice of cheese. How much food should you take? How will you keep your taste buds excited after weeks on the trail? So many questions.  Fortunately, we’ve got answers for them all in this backpacking food planning FAQ. 

Read More

10 best meals to prepare for your outdoor adventures

Hiking, climbing, paddling, gathering fire wood, carrying your heavy backpack — you’re going to be burning more calories than you think. Needless to say you will need some high-energy and easily prepared meals to gain your strength along the way.  But why shouldn’t they be delicious as well?

Read More

What is the best way to treat water?

Traveling often comes with the inconvenience of not having drinkable tap water. Or when in the outdoors: having water sources available (hopefully), but not being able to drink from them without treatment. In this guide, we will show you the best ways of treating water.

Read More

How to use your smartphone as gps

Navigation is one of the key elements for a successful and safe outdoor adventure. Bringing a map and compass is essential, but there is the additional option of using a GPS as well. Buying a GPS unit is quite an investment, but fortunately we’re pretty sure you already own one. Did you know you can use your smartphone as a GPS for your outdoor adventures?

Read More

Start to hike: hiking tips for beginners

Planning your first multi-day hike is exciting and daunting at the same time. There are lots of things to consider and plan before embarking on your journey and at first it might seem a bit overwhelming. For this reason we have compiled a list of hiking tips for beginners who are about to set their first steps into the hiker’s community. 

Read More