Category: Hiking

What to Pack West Highland Way

West Highland Way Packing List

The West Highland Way is a  96 mile hike which starts just outside of Glasgow in Milngavie, and ends in Fort William. The trek takes you along the West Coast of Scotland and this West Highland Way packing list will advise you on what best to pack in your backpack. To reduce the stress of the hike,

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The Lares Trek to Machu Picchu Peru

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

The Lares Trek to Machu Picchu is one of the alternative routes to the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. The Inca books up to six months in advance and only a certain amount of passes are available each day. As we didn't want to restrict ourselves to a date, we opted for an alternative. Initially

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DrinkSafe Systems Travel Tap Colca Canyon Peru

DrinkSafe Systems Travel Tap Review

New year, new travel advice. Craig here, and I'd like to share my DrinkSafe Systems Travel Tap review. Gemma and I have been travelling together since 2013 and we decided to make a change in our travelling technique by purchasing a product that not only filtered water but also acted as a water purifier bottle. Thus making drinking

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Ometepe Nicaragua, Things To Do On Ometepe

Six Outstanding Things To Do On Ometepe

Ometepe is Nicaragua's figure of 'eight' shaped island. Surrounded by the Lake Nicaragua and home to two of Nicaragua's volcanoes, there so many outstanding things to do on Ometepe, so it's clear to see why so many backpackers make their way to the island from San Jorge port near Rivas. Click here for a map of

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Lares Trek 4D/3N Packing List

Lares Trek 4D/3N Packing List

Thousands flock to Peru every year to hike to Machu Picchu. The most popular route is to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu which requires pre-planning as the dates for the trek fill up fast, about six months in advance. There are alternatives such as the Lares Trek (which we did, read about it here) which don't

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