Carrying on the tradition started in 2016, Groundspeak have announced two whole weeks dedicated to the Cache In Trash Out® initiative, during which geocachers who attend an official CITO event will earn a souvenir for their profile. This year, the dates are April 22-April 30, 2017 and September 23–October 1, 2017. I will be hosting … More 5 Tips for Hosting a CITO event
Today is Saint Patrick’s Day – the one day a year that the world celebrates Ireland and ‘Irishness’. It’s the most widely celebrated national holiday in the world, with festivities going on in almost every corner of the globe. Just the fact that so many people celebrate makes me proud to be Irish. As I … More 8 Myths about St Patrick’s Day & the Irish
Did you know that St Patrick’s Day is more widely celebrated around the world than any other national holiday? 17th March is traditionally a religious commemoration of Ireland’s patron saint, but is almost universally known as a cultural celebration of ‘Irishness’ and all things Irish. These days, Paddy’s Day celebrations are bigger outside of Ireland than they … More 8 Beautiful Locations Associated With Saint Patrick
Packing your bags and setting off on a journey thousands of miles away from home in hunt of some amazing geocache adventures sounds like many geocachers’ dream scenario. But there’s always that niggling matter of how to fund it. Enter Workaway, an organisation that enables travellers to volunteer in exchange for accommodation and food. Workaway was brought to … More One Guy’s Story of Geocaching in 19 Countries in 5 Months
What does it mean when someone says that you do something ‘like a girl’? You throw like a girl. You run like a girl. You fight like a girl. Unfortunately, describing anything as being done ‘like a girl’ usually carries negative connotations, and it’s about time that changed. What does it really mean to do something … More How to Geocache Like a Girl
If you’ve ever explained geocaching to a bemused muggle, you’ve probably been asked the question: what do you get? This question may have been preceded by: so you get cash? It’s at this point that I am usually resigned to the fact that this muggle will probably never understand why I go geocaching, but it’s made me ponder: what do … More Geocaching – What Do You Get?
It’s not all rainbows and lollipops being a geocacher. With a great hobby comes a great number of reasons to have a hissy fit and stomp your feet, like a toddler who’s been told they can’t have ice-cream until they finish all their vegetables. Here are some of the very real problems* we face as … More 9 Problems That Geocachers Can Relate To