Ideas for cheap & lightweight outdoors meals and snacks

Everytime I go on a longer hike food is a topic. How many meals to bring, which snacks, what to eat for breakfast,… it is an endless subject for discussion, planning and shopping. When out for a long hike almost everybody likes to fantasize about pizza, beer, something fried and fresh salad. I’m convinced that itContinue reading “Ideas for cheap & lightweight outdoors meals and snacks”

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The other Mallorca

Hiking on the island of Mallorca certainly doesn’t have a lot of prestige. When you announce going to the Alps or crossing the Pyrenées, everyone acknowledges the effort you will put into the hike. When you talk about Mallorca, people usually assume that you will get drunk and lie on the beach. This was asContinue reading “The other Mallorca”

A little inspiration for cooking outdoors.

One of the biggest joys after doing any kind of physical activity, is to have something warm and tasty to eat. At first it might seem like it’s hard to find food that won’t go bad without a fridge and that’s not too heavy to carry. Even to bring a stove and fuel might seem likeContinue reading “A little inspiration for cooking outdoors.”

Summer is here!

Over the last few days the weather changed from almost winterly conditions to a sudden feeling of summer. Where I live, most trees were still grey and empty by the beginning of May and within only a few days nature bursted with colours. Compared to life in Portugal, where it gets warm (or for myContinue reading “Summer is here!”