Hiking and Cultural

Dangers of the Outdoors

In this post I will point out some of the biggest dangers you can face in the wild. Most of these hazards are manageable though, if you know what to do. It’s important to be well informed as to prevent certain death by stupidity. […]

Yukon sign next to the Dempster Highway
Hiking and Cultural

Dog Mushing in Canada

I lived three months in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Black flies ate me alive and I sang to bears so they knew I was in their presence. I learned how to dog mush and made friends with the bush folk. […]

Hiking and Cultural

The Philippines

Travel the Philippines on a low budget. Dive with tresher sharks and whale sharks. With a summary of major highlights like El Nido and Moalboal. Tips on transportation and where to stay. […]

Hiking and Cultural

A weekend on the West Coast

The West Coast of the South Island is a place of great beauty. Hokitika is also a hotspot for finding greenstone jade. There are a few rivers that transport the Greenstone from the mountains to the ocean, leaving some for people to find on the banks. […]