10 Tips to Reduce the Weight of your Backpack

As I start getting my gear squared away for the CDT I was re reading some of my favourite books and watching some Youtube videos to inspire me to keep my pack weight down. I thought I’d write out 10 of my favourite tips for reducing the weight of your pack. In no way am […]

Maxpedition Fatboy GTG – Small Shoulder Bag Review

I’ve been using some form of the Maxpedition Fatboy for over five years. I picked up my first one in 2010 just before heading off on a trip through Mexico, Cuba and Central America. A few years later I left it in a hostel in Argentina, by the time I realised and called the hostel it was nowhere to be found.

How to Pack a Backpack for Hiking and Camping

I created this video to share how I like to pack my backpack when I go out in the woods. It’s a collaboration between a bunch of cool backpackers on Youtube, check out my video and all the others in the playlist.

What to Pack for Hiking the Annapurna Circuit

In my somewhat limited research for the Annapurna Circuit I didn’t come across much information on what I should bring on the hike. There was some information on what to bring on a hike to Everest Base camp and there are plenty of similarities but here’s what I brought and why. I’m writing this article […]

Disneyland Paris, Taiwan and Indonesia – Travel Packing List

Howdy Guys and Gals In a few days time me and the lovely lady are off for a five and a half week trip, the first few nights will be spent at Disneyland Paris getting in some quality time with family and riding rollercoasters ’til we’re dizzy. Then from Paris we fly to Taipei, Taiwan […]

Every Day Carry Part 2 – Everyday Carry Pouches

Howdy This is a quick follow up to my Every Day Carry Part 1 – The Things I carry on my Person post. Aside from the things I carry in my pockets there are two pouches I carry with me 80% – 90% of the time, I call these my Everyday Carry Pouches. The reason I […]

Every Day Carry Part 1 – The Things I carry on my Person

I actively started thinking about the things I carry with me probably about four or five years ago, this was a result of watching endless Youtube videos into the wee hours of the morning, most of the guys were apparently about to join John Connor in the fight against Skynet. After a lot of experimentation, […]

Packing list for a Winter Hike in Finland

If you’ve read my recent post about my Trip to Singapore/Malaysia then you will have seen that myself and the lady went on a short day hike around the island. I realised it was the first time I’d been on any kind of trail since the Appalachian Trail and it reminded me how much I enjoy getting out there and […]