An Adventurers Journal

Category: How to be an adventurer?

How to climb Kilimanjaro – tips to make it to the top

Few experiences can compete with standing on top of Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. After climbing several days in a row, you will find yourself gazing at a whole continent six kilometers below. No wonder it’s an adventure that is on the bucketlist of so many people.

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Essential gear for living in a van

So you’ve started looking for a van now (or already got one) and started pursuing the dream of vanlife. Now you need to know what to fill it with.

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How to take awesome pictures during outdoor adventures

In a world where Facebook and Instagram is overly present, travel pictures have become more important than ever. Not only do we want them to represent our travel memories, but we want to be proud to show off back home and online. 

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How to save money while traveling

Traveling costs a lot of money, right? It is often claimed that traveling is only for the happy few that have a wealthy family, earn a lot of money or have won the lottery. Not in my case. Here is how we save money while traveling.

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How to save money for traveling?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is how I get the money for all my travels. Admittedly, we are traveling two to three months a year to different destinations that are on our wish list without leaving saving on  activities. Our secret: we make travel a priority. We lead a modest life without too much luxury. Everyone has that possibility, but not everyone is would do anything for it.

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How to walk the Dodentocht (Dead March) in Bornem succesfully?

Maybe, you’ve just finished a 10k running race for the first time ever and now you are looking for a new challenge. What about walking 100 kilometers in 24 hours? The Dodentocht (Dead March) in Bornem is an event that takes place every year in August and is considered the ultimate challenge for every walker.

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Make your own Norwegian Survival Bread (Toerbrood recept)

Recipe for Survival Bread. A compact and very nutricious variant of bread that is highly popular amongst hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. It barely contains water and  you can preserve it for several weeks. One bread contains nearly 9000 calories, making it a good breakfast and lunch for 3-4 days. 

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Cockscomb Basin Hiking trails guide

Cockscomb Basin is a 250 000 acre jungle wonderland endowed with hiking trails, waterfalls and mountains. Besides an environment rich of wildlife, it is the largest jaguar sanctuary in the world with a recorded number of 200 jaguars.

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