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Hiking Trekking and Backpacking, What’s the Difference?

If you are new to the wonderful world of the outdoors and just getting started with the idea of hiking, trekking or backpacking – this article will help you understand the differences and how exactly to get started. So, let’s dive in and define the exact differences between these fun outdoor activities… Hiking vs Trekking …

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Overland Vehicle on a Budget: Under $7,500 Spent

Before we got married, my husband and I always knew wanted to take time off to travel the United States. Our relationship started after backpacking the Grand Canyon, and we have shared a passion for the outdoors since. After our son was born, we started reflecting where we were at in our lives. Michigan was …

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School Bus Conversion Bathrooms – Toilet, Shower and Plumbing Guide

Every buslifer or vandweller you ask will no doubt have an impassioned opinion on whether or not bathrooms are necessary in a vehicle conversion. For my boyfriend Aaron and me, it was a hard yes, but we have several friends who swear a bathroom isn’t necessary and are perfectly content without one. There are so …

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What Are The Different Types of Hiking?

How many different types of hiking are there? The answer is three, and each comes with specific challenges and has different requirements. However, if done properly, this pastime can be quite fulfilling and invigorating. Whether you prefer a simple walk in the woods or a grueling trek across a mountainous trail, you will be a …

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Trekking in Thailand (Useful Tips and Advice)

Thailand, or “The Land of Smiles,” is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in the world. It’s not difficult to understand why. The hospitable culture, turquoise beaches, lush jungles and $1 street curries will quickly steal the hearts of many. Although vast numbers of tourists experience the nightlife of Bangkok, temples of Chiang Mai, …

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Rock Climbing in Arches National Park, Utah

Arches National Park in Moab, Utah: home to over 2,000 arches, hundreds of spires, fins, and balanced rocks. This desert landscape is certainly one of a kind. The park lies over 76,000 acres, and you easily feel how expansive it is as soon as you leave the gate. Rock climbing in Arches feels ancient and …

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The Best Hiking and Camping in the Northeastern US and Acadia National Park

It is possible to explore a vast amount of the Northeast’s adventurous opportunities in a week. Nestled within the region lay the Adirondacks, the Green Mountains, the White Mountains, and Acadia National Park. Each of these serves as a launching pad for epic hikes, views, and camping opportunities. Here’s our list of the best outdoor …

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