Learn how to start geocaching for fun

Learn how to start geocaching for fun

Scavenger hunting is fun – some like to pick through garages and dumpsters, but if you’ve got a GPS handy, you can go geocaching. Don’t compare it to hunting for Pokemon. This is much better. If you like exploring, hiking, searching for hidden clues, and are a decent navigator, it might be the hobby for you. Did we mention that it’s pretty much free? The goal: find hidden containers called geocaches with the help of a smartphone or GPS, then…

How to get into birdwatching

How to get into birdwatching

(This is part 3 in our new travel series. Read part 1 on cottages here, and part 2 on sailing here.) Remember the movie The Big Year starring Owen Wilson and Jack Black? They competed to find or hear the most bird species in one calendar year. But even if you don’t have a year to spare on a grand contest, that doesn’t mean that birding can’t be your next summertime hobby. Here now are 7 reasons to become a budding birder….