Labor Day weekend 2019 I hopped over to the Wild Azalea trail at Woodworth Louisiana and did an 18-mile, 3-day, 2-night solo backpacking trek that turned out to be pretty much one of the most fun, challenging, and rewarding pack camping experiences I’ve ever had! So much about […]
Anyone around here familiar with this National hiking Trail south of Alexandria Louisiana? That’s where I’m at right now! I’ve had a fierce hankering to do this trail for a while now but haven’t gotten around to it so I figured to make a long weekend of it. […]
A recent report at Globehunters has identified the top ten global hotspots for backpacking. Some of these immediately struck me as idyllic backpacking destinations and some of them took a minute or two of thinking about before I realized just how perfect they would be! Which one would […]
Washington Post reporter, Nicole Ellis, reveals how little you can get away with carrying when you spend two years travelling all over the world living out of a backpack – PLUS her go-to, must-have extras!
“It [the wilderness] was ready to echo the growl of a bear; the howl of a wolf; or the scream of a panther; but when you get fairly into the middle of one of these grim forests you are surprised to find that the larger inhabitants are not […]
According to this article in Forbes Magazine, these are your eight best bets to fit a bargain vacation in the shoulder season or the fall. We’ve already got our Fall travel planned out and booked, but I would think that these destinations would be perennially inexpensive in September […]
Several of these are already on the Roaming Parkers’ list and several more totally deserve to be! Which of these cheap travel destinations sounds the most fun to you? Which ones would you pass on?
…yet Here are ten adventure activities that the Roaming Parkers have never done – but none of them are totally out of the question. Some of these even sound sort of intriguing… parachuting/hang gliding technical climbing SCUBA diving 5k/marathon/triathlon/pentathlon running with the bulls hot air balloon safari trekking […]
I’m starting a new feature for The Roaming Parkers blog – Top Ten Tuesdays. I figure to post simple top-10 lists related to travel, adventure, conservation, and food. I might add a sentence or two of commentary or I might not. Feel free to jump in with a […]