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Category Archives: Hiking Tips

From Our Journal: Hiking Torres del Paine National Park

If you decide to complete one of the world’s most impressive trekking routes, the W Trek in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park, you may want to have a rough idea of what is ahead. To give you an idea of what you’ll experience, here are some journal snippets from one of our recent travellers […]

Morocco, a lesson in disconnecting to connect

It’s incredible how disconnected we can become in our everyday lives, despite our obsession with “staying connected.” How many times today have you looked around you — at home, on the metro, out for dinner — only to find everyone around fixated on the glowing screen of smart devices? The answer is rather scary, isn’t […]

Gadgets and iPhone Apps for Active Travel

We are all about embracing destinations to the fullest and loving every minute that you are on the go. So, we want to help you spend less time fretting over the little details. So many of us rely on our phones now for everything, even when we are away from the everyday. And we would hate to […]

10 Things You Should Consider Before Hiking The Grouse Grind

Surrounded by beautiful mountains, Vancouver has fostered an outdoor culture that continues to grow each year. In some cases, the popularity of Vancouver’s outdoor amenities have become so mainstream that tourists and locals share the path in droves. One such local attraction is The Grouse Grind. Known as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster,” The Grouse Grind is […]

10 things You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way on a Winter Hike

1 » When you’re thirsty, snow won’t do! Yes, snow is water. No, don’t eat it. Roughly speaking, one inch of rain equates to ten inches of snow. This means that you’d need to eat eighty inches of snow to consume one glass of water. Not to mention how cold it makes you. Just pack […]