Articles Tagged ‘outdoors’

Britons Becoming Scared To Explore Countryside, National Trust Addressing Issue

Britons Becoming Scared To Explore Countryside, National Trust Addressing Issue November 12, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The UK’s National Trust is worried that Britons are increasingly becoming disconnected with the countryside. According to The Guardian, the Trust is embarking on a 6-month campaign to explore the idea that Britons are losing touch with the outdoors.┬áDirector general of the National Trust, Dame...

Talk Like a Local: Hiker Slang 101

Talk Like a Local: Hiker Slang 101 October 21, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
In today’s economic climate, more and more people are turning to the great outdoors to get their travel fix. There’s a lot to be said for hiking and backpacking; not only is it great exercise, but it’s affordable, fairly easy to organize and local. However, there already exists a devoted...