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Scientific Studies Reveal 7 Ways Hiking Can Transform Our Mind

I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.
/David Henry Thoreau/

The benefits of hiking are common knowledge and antidotes from those who engage are numerous.

Some consider hiking to be akin to therapy and the outdoors a place where they find healing.

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11 Reasons Why Women Can and Should Try Traveling Solo

Whether it is for a weekend trip or around-the-world journey, traveling solo can be the most terrifying thing a woman ever decides to do.

But it shouldn’t be like that, as 70% of solo travelers are women.

It can also be the most empowering, transformative, and incredible experience you ever have.

If you dream of traveling the world but aren’t sure if you can do it on your own, let these 11 reasons why women should travel alone persuade you to take the plunge.

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20 Places Every 20-Somethings Should Travel to Before Turning 30

The 20s is the age that one should make the most of.

In most cases, people are just out of college or university or a young professional with considerably less responsibilities to hold one down. The age of 20s is the decade that shapes the character of a person to a great extent.

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7 Reasons You Should Take Your Hammock and Go See Australia

When you think of Australia you probably think Melbourne, the Sydney Opera House, surfer dudes, and kangaroos.

While all of these are great reasons to visit, they do not appeal to the average backpacker. So when planning international backpacking trips, a lot of people make the mistake of overlooking Australia.

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27 Best and Safest Places for Women to Travel Alone in 2019

Nothing widens your perspective and changes your life in quite the same way as travel.

It’s also an amazing way to connect with people through shared experiences, as well as to learn new things about yourself while solo traveling.

Since women make 70% of all solo travelers, let’s look at the safest places for women to travel alone.

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69 Best Gifts for Travelers, Backpackers, and Hikers 2019

Whether it’s for a holiday, a special occasion, or just because, the outdoor enthusiasts in your life will always appreciate a thoughtful gift.

There’s nothing wrong with treating yourself to a gift once in a while either. For the person who lives to wander and explore, there are tons of ways to say “I appreciate you” or “congratulations”.

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Backpacking in Rain and Wet Conditions – Tips and Things You Should Know

Rain, Rain, Go Away?

Can Traveling in Wet Conditions be as rewarding as Fair Weather?

When you think of a great hike, rainy and wet weather is probably not the first thing to pop into your head.

However, hiking in rainy wet weather may afford you some of the best scenery Mother Nature has to offer.

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Pack it out! Why it’s Important to Leave Nothing Behind when Traveling

Camping gives us the chance to recharge our batteries, refresh our minds and find peace in a hectic world.

Embarking on a trek only to find the trail littered with glass bottles, trash, excrement and graffiti can really dampen the outdoor experience.

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Stolen Documents, Lost Luggage and Other Emergencies: What to Do?

I think everyone can agree:

Planning a once in a lifetime trip to another country can be one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have.

But if you encounter an emergency or cannot keep yourself safe you may bring home a haunting nightmare instead of a wonderful memory as a souvenir.

But if you encounter an emergency or cannot keep yourself safe you may bring home a haunting nightmare instead of a wonderful memory as a souvenir.