Posts by deborah

How to clean your down sleeping bag

One Plant sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is the most important part of your travelling/camping kit and you should invest in one that suits your trips and needs. Take the time to consider where you will be travelling with your bag, what conditions you’ll be in, how much it’ll be used and what your budget is. Discuss with a…

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How to clean your synthetic sleeping bag

Care synethetic sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is the most important part of your travelling/camping kit and you should invest in one that suits your trips and needs. Take the time to consider where you will be travelling with your bag, what conditions you’ll be in, how much it’ll be used and what your budget is. Discuss with a…

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How to store your down sleeping bag

Care sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is the most important part of your travelling/camping kit and you should invest in one that suits your trips and needs. Take the time to consider where you will be travelling with your bag, what conditions you’ll be in, how much it’ll be used and what your budget is. Discuss with a…

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How to store your synthetic sleeping bag

Care for sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is the most important part of your travelling/camping kit and you should invest in one that suits your trips and needs. Take the time to consider where you will be travelling with your bag, what conditions you’ll be in, how much it’ll be used and what your budget is. Discuss with a…

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And the winner is…….

FlightNetwork - worlds best beaches

Today the official announcement was made from the Flight Network of the World’s Best Beaches for 2018 list. If this doesn’t get you itchy to discover some of these, nothing will. I was fortunate enough to be asked to contribute my own favourites and they’ve generously promoted my blog. Looking forward to sharing more of…

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The research on the benefits of outdoor education are in

Research on outdoor education

For those of us who have, do or will work in the field of outdoor education know the benefits but the research showing that has always been a little thin on the ground. Recently the Outdoor Youth Programs Research Alliance released the results of their extensive nine-year study into outdoor education programs which in summary…

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Outdoor Education – what can you do as a parent – Part 1 of 2

Parents students outdoor education

I’ve worked in the Outdoor Education field (child-bearing years excluded) since 1989 and there have been many changes over that time. As an entity, our management of risk has improved tremendously, our programs are now more journey based and often sequential, giving a sense of change and resetting the daily expectations. The quality of food…

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Intrepid Travel – Mexico Unplugged

Intrepid Travel Review - Mexico Unplugged

This review is Part III of my nine weeks in South America and like all my Group Travel reviews it’s about the nuts and bolts. There are plenty of blogs that have exquisite photos and details of each step of a trip. I like to focus more on the who, what, where, how and when.…

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Kids travelling vs staying in school: Part 3

Travelling with kids

Of course one of the joys of travel is watching your children connect with others. They make friends with the most unusual people, they instinctively connect with others their own age but I was always pleased to see them help out a new parent with a little one or chat with an older couple about…

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