It can be stressful putting an expensive hiking essentials, like your down jacket, into the washing machine. We need to clean them with specialised products that don’t ruin the unique feather construction – but not too often. Otherwise we risk damaging them. Oh, and we also need to deal with drying. No need to panic though; just follow these easy steps to keep your items in great condition…
Many schools organise camping trips for students during school holiday. Parents with a gear checklist may feel confused about how to choose the best gear. We gather the most frequently asked questions below, and give you more ideas on choosing gear.
Hong Kong people like to travel to Japan. Beside eating and drinking in Japan, you can also try to hike the highest mountain - Mt. Fuji. Don't think that only professional climbers can climb Mount Fuji. In fact, as long as you are in good physical condition, you can try Mt. Fuji if you have hiking experience.
It’s time to do something that takes advantage of the cool weather and something that can remind you that life isn’t all about being stuck on the train, rubbing shoulders with strangers in the street, or staring at a screen.
For fans of the great outdoors, every season is camping season! However, spring and summer can be very humid in Hong Kong, so it’s essential to choose the right gear to ensure you have a comfortable and memorable camping trip.
Our experienced camping experts have chosen 4 must-have camping accessories for your next camping adventure!
From coastal beaches to one of many outlying islands, there are countless amazing camping spots in Hong Kong. We’re happy to bring together 3 of our favorite camping spots that we’d recommend to anyone in a heartbeat! We are always ready to set up a tent with some friends and spend a wonderful weekend under the stars!
Camping is not only for fun and games, it is also great for child development. Hong Kong has many easily accessible campsites, so take the opportunity this summer and have some outdoor camping fun with the family!
Tarun Goel is a full-time traveller. Growing up in the mountains, hiking comes naturally to him. After years of wandering in the Himalayas, he is now ready to share his knowledge of the mountains and its needs.
As much as camping is fun it can also be full of challenges and if you decide to venture out alone, challenges can increase even more. We’ve heard many time, prepare for the worst and hope for the best. The mountains literally teach us that.
Discover some activities to get your kids into hiking!If you decide to hike with them, plan some fun activities to prevent them from dragging their feet every 5 minutes. Prepare them a "mission" to complete, and they will be more motivated to walk.
Should children be using electronic devices such as phones, computers and tablets? In this information age, it would be unreasonable to completely limit our children’s use of these devices. As parents, we want our children to remain competitive and digital media is an extremely useful learning tool. However, overuse of electronic devices may have negative consequences on child development.
Fast Hiking, aka Speed Hiking, is a mix of hiking and trail running. The pace is faster than walking, but slower than running. For speed hikers, taking in the scenery is their goal, rather than just pursuing speed. As an extended challenge to their usual hiking pace, it is more intense and dynamic.
It is tricky to avoid getting wet when hiking in the wet season. Even if you wear excellent waterproof hiking shoes and rain pants, rain drops can slide into your shoes. Or you may step into a puddle soaking your shoes and socks. When we need to wear the same shoes and socks to carry on the journey on the next day, how should we dry the wet shoes and socks?