Best Hiking Gear for Beginners

Best Hiking Gear for Beginners

If you are new to hiking, you are probably wondering what should be in your hiking starter kit.  For a full list of the best day hiking gear, check out my Day Hike Packing List.  This is a comprehensive list, but not all of this is absolutely necessary for a beginner hiking gear list.  More … Read more

Essential International Travel Packing List

International Travel Packing List

I have been travelling for over 30 years.  Over the many years I have traveled (including long-term backpacking, occasional camping trips,  shorter vacations that I now mostly take and business trips), my international travel packing list has been finessed.  Things to pack for a trip can vary a little depending on the type of trip … Read more