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Playing Tourist in Titanic Quarter | The Geocaching Junkie

Who says you have to go to some far flung destination to be a tourist? I moved to Belfast in April 2016 and am still getting to know this amazing wee city that I now call ‘home’. I know there is much more I have yet to see but I’m getting there, slowly. When I… Read More Playing Tourist in Titanic Quarter | The Geocaching Junkie

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Shakespeare for Geocachers | The Geocaching Junkie

I’m often asked where I get the inspiration for some of my blog posts. I am quite lucky in that regard, as I find inspiration in a variety of places. A couple of months ago, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and came across one of those clichéd inspirational quotes. You know the ones… Read More Shakespeare for Geocachers | The Geocaching Junkie

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Geocaching Goals for 2018 | The Geocaching Junkie

Whilst preparing to write my now annual declaration of New Year’s Resolutions for the year ahead, I did a little Google research. The overwhelming majority of articles I found weren’t exactly encouraging: 80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by February. Just 8% of People Achieve Their New Year’s Resolutions.  New Year’s Resolutions Are Bound to… Read More Geocaching Goals for 2018 | The Geocaching Junkie

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My Favourite Geocaching Memories of 2017 | The Geocaching Junkie

It’s been one hell of a geocaching year. Even though, as I type this, I’m a couple of caches short of 500 finds for 2017, which is in terms of numbers, my ‘worst’ year since I started caching in August 2013. However, I’m no longer inclined to think quantity is what constitutes a ‘good’ or ‘bad’… Read More My Favourite Geocaching Memories of 2017 | The Geocaching Junkie

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A Geocacher’s Guide to Surviving Christmas | The Geocaching Junkie

Ah, Christmas. The season of goodwill. It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most stressful. Lucky for you, dear reader, I’ve put together some stress-busting tips to help my fellow cachers survive the silly season! 1. Be Prepared to be Disappointed  If that special someone has… Read More A Geocacher’s Guide to Surviving Christmas | The Geocaching Junkie

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6 Fun Party Games with a Geocaching Twist | The Geocaching Junkie

Playing games is a long Christmas tradition in my family. Despite the fact that almost every member of the family is absurdly competitive, which inevitably leads to arguments, tantrums and even the occasional flipping of a game board (it wasn’t me, honest), playing games together is something we all enjoy and look back on fondly,… Read More 6 Fun Party Games with a Geocaching Twist | The Geocaching Junkie

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The Curious Incident of the Geocache in the Desert | The Geocaching Junkie

When we travelled to the US in October, I had big plans to collect three specific caches to inch ever closer to completing the elusive Jasmer grid. My research revealed that we would be near three of the four remaining months I needed: January 2001, March 2001 and November 2000. That last one was particularly important,… Read More The Curious Incident of the Geocache in the Desert | The Geocaching Junkie

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A Day Trip to Snowy Salzburg | The Geocaching Junkie

There are very few places I have visited and thought ‘I’m finished with this place now, I never need to come back.’ Pretty much every country, city and even town I explore leaves me wanting more. However, there are only a few places I have been to that I could say I absolutely fell in… Read More A Day Trip to Snowy Salzburg | The Geocaching Junkie

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Munich’s Magical Christmas Markets | The Geocaching Junkie

You know what happens when you travel a lot? You get addicted. You need one more fix. We were back from the U.S. just four weeks when I developed an itch I had to scratch. So where to satisfy my wanderlust in December? Somewhere with amazing Christmas markets of course! Germany was our country destination… Read More Munich’s Magical Christmas Markets | The Geocaching Junkie

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Geocaching Christmas Gift Guide 2017 | The Geocaching Junkie

It’s that time of year again! With less than a month to go until the ‘big day’, gift-buying panic is rapidly spreading. If you are hoping to find something a bit more interesting than a new pair of socks under the tree this year, it’s probably time to start dropping some hints to your muggle… Read More Geocaching Christmas Gift Guide 2017 | The Geocaching Junkie