Epic Adventures

How to Hike California’s John Muir Trail

Kristin Hanes shares her experience hiking the John Muir Trail in California. How to pack, what to eat and what she did wrong. This is the perfect guide for planning your hike.  “The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah, the ants go marching one by one hurrah, hurrah!” The song pounded relentlessly through my head as I concentrated on ...

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Budapest Bamako Rally – The Ultimate Overlanding Adventure

If you’re into overlanding, you have several different options to choose from in terms of how you can organize your trip. You can be spontaneous, pack a few bags and cases and head for the wilderness for a weekend. Or you can spend a few exciting months organizing a transcontinental overland adventure and be an independent explorer. A third option ...

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18 Things to do in Bhutan

Many people only spend a few days in Bhutan due to it’s $250 per person per day fee. It can be difficult choosing what to see and do to make the most of your money. We’ve created a comprehensive guide of things to do in Bhutan, that showcases the most popular sites broken down by areas and districts. It’s great ...

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Trekking to Song Kul independently in Kyrgyzstan

We were ascending towards the lake through the Kyrgyz steppe but, between plenty of zig-zags and different confusing trails that went over rolling hills, we were not sure if we had taken the right path. We were trekking to Song Kul independently and hoped we were on the right track.  Luckily for us, these beautiful mountains are, occasionally, transited by kind Kyrgyz nomads who were always happy to ...

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The Lifetime Adventures of a Bored Man

When I first left college, I did what any sensible graduate would do. I went and found my first job. All through school and college, I knew I wanted to work in graphic design. It was by far my best subject and I loved it. I didn’t try too hard and yet I achieved the best grades. Looking back t ...

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