How To Stay Positive When Hiking Gets Hard?
Note: This is a guest post by James, a fellow blogger at TrekSumo, on his hike across the frozen surface of Lake Baikal. How hard can hiking be? After all, it’s nothing more than a little bit of walking, maybe with a few hills dotted along […]
Exploring the south part of New Zealand’s Southern Island
By the south part, we mean regions of Otago, the south of the island, and Fjordland area. To see our complete itinerary on the map, please check here. We spent only roughly a week in the whole area, and it was way too little. Due to […]
Cusco – trek from the city center
During our trip to Peru, we stayed in Cusco for a few days. Cusco is well developed and safe compared to other large cities in Peru. The historic center is also full of tourists most of the time, so as a foreigner, one can feel […]
Summer outdoor activities in Slovenia
As somebody else said, Slovenia is not just Ljubljana, Bled and Postojna cave. Slovenia is, as of our experience, a true outdoor playground. Perfect for all adventures travelers who want to spend summer holidays full outdoor activities in beautiful nature. In one day, you can […]
Which sleeping bag to buy for camping?
In the past years I camped in different areas, from islands in the oceanside all the way to mountainside, and during different periods of the year, from early spring all the way to autumn. Temperatures during the night ranged between around 8 degrees Celsium all […]
Things to consider when buying a travel jacket
There used to be one jacket on Kickstarter for travelling. This one has it all. It has integrated inflatable pillow, a bunch of pockets for different stuff, and can be packed into a small package. It really depends on where you are heading. If you […]
Outdoor activities in Sao Miguel, Azores
In September this year, we visited the largest and “main” island of Azores, with the goal to explore, surf, and do a bunch of outdoor activities. The website Visit Azores is relatively full about all of the activities, and we had a look at how to […]
Buying guide: Which hiking shoes to buy?
First, ask yourself where you intend to hike. In general, with every sport you do, it’s good not to be over-equipped, but also not to be under-equipped. For the hiking shoes, that translates to: you don’t want to heavy and too robust shoes on one […]
How to buy best light rain jacket?
Buying a rain jacket is not a science, is it? Nope, but there are several variables you might consider before buying one. In that way, you will not need to buy one jacket for each of your activities, but only one that will fit perfectly […]
Best pants for adventure travel
To be honest, until a few months ago, I never gave a sh*t about the pants for traveling, but used my five years old jeans all of the time. Even though a bit to big, they fit like they were tailor made for my ass, […]