Posts Tagged ‘Reviewer’

Camping at Plantation Campground – Grampians National Park

My first camping trip to Plantation was back in the ’90s with a small group of students which included a week of bushwalking, rock climbing and abseiling. The weather was kind and the excitement levels were high as we explored the Grampians each day with the finale culminating in a day trip to ‘The Pinnacle’ where…

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Jewel of Mexico’s Underground

Jewel of Mexico's underground

As I bounce around in the back of a land rover on a rocky, dry track with a half dozen other adventurers, I’m reminded of previous trips into the Australian outback exploring sinkholes. But here in Mexico, it’s just a little different. A local man working for the landowner at Dos Ojos takes our 300…

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15 Proven Benefits of Outdoor Education – Part 2

Benefits of Outdoor Education

This is the second part of a three-part post on the benefits of outdoor education. So following on from part one, here is Part Two of the benefits of Outdoor Education. 6. Improved memory One of the best ways to improve memory and recall is to experience something new and unfamiliar. This releases dopamine into…

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15 Proven Benefits of Outdoor Education – Part 1

Benefits of Outdoor Education

This is the first part of a three-part post on the benefits of outdoor education and recently a nine-year research project into outdoor education have been released which I’ve posted about here. With classrooms being  ‘classes in rooms’, it can often mean that a young person spends the majority of their day surrounded by four…

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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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