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Category "Outdoor activities"

A guide to essential camping tools

A guide to essential camping tools

Camping is a great activity for the young and old. You can choose from staying at campsites with all facilities to going wild and staying in the great outdoors. This article looks at the essential gear you need to take with you on your camping trip.
How to get started in highland dancing

How to get started in highland dancing

Highland dancing began in the 11th or 12th century. It is one of the oldest folk dances and was originally danced only by men. The dance was a celebratory, marking victory or happiness. As it requires strength, stamina and agility, tradition states that kings and chiefs would choose their warriors depending on how well the men danced. The Scottish military used the dance to train their soldiers. Highland dancing is fun to learn and can be practised by both men and women. In this article, learn more on highland dancing.
John Morrison: biography

John Morrison: biography

John Randall Hennigan, better known by his ring name John Morrison, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) on its RAW brand.
The top seven soccer quotes

The top seven soccer quotes

Soccer (also known as football) is in many places considered to be not such just a game, but a way of life, which inspires people to live basically around it, sacrificing meetings, catch-ups, birthdays even relationships for this. So, given this, it is only natural that a whole world has built upon around the different soccer quotes said in interviews and the infamous press conferences. In this article, I give a top 7 of inspirational soccer quotes and famous soccer quotes in ascending order.
What is the most effective method of charitable giving?

What is the most effective method of charitable giving?

Charity is an excellent thing. By helping others in a charitable manner, you not only feel good about yourself but you really contribute to the welfare of someone or something. If you are looking for all the ways you can help to fund-raise efforts, read the following article.
Top five Chicago movie theatres

Top five Chicago movie theatres

In this tech-savvy era of movies on-demand, home theatres or HDTV, one would say that the pleasure of watching movies in a cinema is almost disappearing. Movie theatres do their best to raise above the ordinary in order to attract viewers. Chicago makes no exception when it comes for the best entertainment experience.
A camper's guide to test water quality

A camper's guide to test water quality

A camping trip is the best way to get away from stressful city life and to remain peaceful with nature. A source for drinking safe water while camping is thus essential. All the advantages of being out with nature might be negated if one acquires some water-borne disease. Therefore, water testing is an essential part of a camping adventure.
Where to go fishing in the UK

Where to go fishing in the UK

There are many places to go fishing in the UK, but there are different kinds of fishing: fly, coarse and sea fishing. There are many inland waterways, such as canals, lakes and rivers, where you can go fly fishing or coarse fishing. Sea fishing has attractive spots that will provide the best sea fishing adventures.
How to make a fire

How to make a fire

Fire making involves using a source of heat, some kindling and a supply of wood or other flammable materials to burn. The area round the fire should be made safe in order to prevent the fire from spreading, and it should be kept dry to prevent the fire from extinguishing through rainfall.
A review of the Passport America Camping Club

A review of the Passport America Camping Club

Passport America in the USA is the Original 50% Discount Camping Club that started in 1992. It gives discounts on nightly camping rates all over America. If you would like to know more about Passport America, you can read all about it here.
All about: North Devon Journal

All about: North Devon Journal

The North Devon Journal is a daily local newspaper from Barnstaple, North Devon, and was first published in 1824. It is read by over 88,000 people from towns, such as Okehampton, Ilfracombe and Tiverton as well as Barnstaple.
Ferrari: biography

Ferrari: biography

The world famous Italian sports car manufacturer was founded in 1929, by Enzo Ferrari in the Italian city of Maranello. Ferrari cars are renowned the world over, easily recognizable from their distinctive colour 'Ferrari Red' and the companies symbol, the Prancing Horse.
A review of Bauer roller skates

A review of Bauer roller skates

Established in 1927, Bauer offers a variety of different products to hockey players, roller hockey players and roller skating enthusiasts in kids skates and adult. The company is one of the top producers of these products in the world. Like any other product, their different roller skate types feature a variety of positive and negative aspects. Read this article to learn more about Bauer roller skates.
The pros and cons of hand water pumps

The pros and cons of hand water pumps

The hand water pump has a very long history dated back to 3000 BC if not before. Some of the first recorded pumps were found in Mesopotamia where a counterweight and a lever helped to raise water from rivers into troughs. Over time, the hand pump evolved to the cast-iron or metal pump we know today. The design of the hand water pumps endures, making it a popular option for many across the world. When examining the hand water pump, its important to examine its pros and cons.
Where to buy army tents

Where to buy army tents

Army tents are a very trustworthy and durable style of tent that have now become a very popular choice for ordinary campers. This article is going to explore the different places where you can buy one from.