Why I dislike long distance hiking

If you have spent any time on YouTube or read blogs about long-distance hiking then you will find that the focus is always on the positives and rightly so. Long-distance hiking, whether that is on a pilgrimage trail spending time in hostels, or on a 6-month hike across the Pacific Crest Trail backpacking with a…

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Jetboil flash - why I love my backpacking stove

If you are buying a cooking system for your backpacking adventures then the JetBoil Flash is certainly worth consideration.  Check out the video below, but if you are not the video type, then feel free to read the full blog underneath the video. I spent hours (yes, hours!) on YouTube looking for the perfect cook system…

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