How outdoor adventure travel can empower your life

Variety is the spice of life isn’t it? Outdoor adventure travel certainly has many twists and turns in flavour! In today’s world there are so many activities for people to do in their spare time to help with fitness, mindfulness and wellbeing.

The Internet and television actually bring a whole range of ideas into every home. Many would love to see the exotic parts of the world that regularly reach television screens and social media.

Researching online often makes people even more eager to get the genuine experience of outdoor adventure travel.

The contrast between working regular office hours in a town in the western world and visiting developing countries is a real challenge but so achievable.

Life may have changed little over centuries in such countries and the trip will inevitably leave a permanent and almost certainly, a positive impact on anyone’s life.

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Different Cultures

Certainly, modern day travel has made even the remote parts of the world readily accessible. It is easy to imagine travelling to places to experience different cultures along the way.

Well rounded and knowledgeable individuals are far more able to contribute to society by drawing on the experiences and lessons of outdoor adventure travel.

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Success is in a plan

There is no doubt that such travel presents a challenge. Regular people are likely to be taken out of the comfort zone of ordinary life.

Working in an office is little preparation for canoeing the Zambezi, camping under the stars in remote and wild regions or scaling famous mountains in foreign countries.

It is important to not only be fit to undertake such challengers but also to develop skills such as planning, research and flexibility. Few things challenge us as much as outdoor adventure travel.

Personal Development

These are skills that can help people in everyday life, and adventure travel can hold life long experiences and skills. If the travel experience is shared, it will show a person’s practical ability to work within a team.

Some who may never have seen themselves as leaders, may well find that, an outdoor adventure travel experience brings something out in them that they never thought was part of their make-up.

With so many opportunities along with life’s stresses for a variety of reasons, travel certainly eases and broadens the mind.

Some may just want a blue sea, sandy beach and a suntan. Those with a more active and adventurous spirit will have wonderful memories long after the suntan fades.

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Basic packing list…

  • Cash / Credit Card

  • Spare change in coins

  • Pen / Notebook (if you like to take notes)

  • Camera / Phone (great picture opportunities)

  • Layered clothing (stay away from cotton in winter)

  • Spare change of clothes (in winter & in case they get wet!)

  • Or bring waterproof jacket / trouser

  • Change of shoes (don’t want a muddy car!)

  • Sunglasses

  • Bottle of water or hydration pack (must keep hydrated)

  • Picnic / Food / Snacks

  • First aid kit

  • Tick remover

  • A day pack to carry everything (or hydration pack)

  • Bring the dog and the family too!