Some image hosting websites are no longer allowed to be used on your cache pages, due to violation of Groundspeak's non-commercial rules. Sites like Photobucket and TinyPic display ads and therefore cannot be linked to your cache page. There are ad-free alternatives available, however, image hosting sites can change/disappear, possibly causing your cache page to 'break' in future, That's why, in … Continue reading How Do I… Add an Image to my Geocache Description?
What is St. Valentine's Day except a marketing ploy by the card companies, florists and chocolate sellers to get you to part with your hard-earned paycheck, all in the name of lurve?! While I don't believe all the blurb about the requirement to buy gifts, or even cards, for Valentine's Day (although it's nice), I do believe in any excuse … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Love Geocaching
With the demise of the Geocaching Classic app just around the corner (retirement date: 23rd March), I recently wrote a post comparing the features of Cachly with the Geocaching® App. It seems that Cachly has many superfans already but some cachers are still making their minds up about which app to use, and I received a few requests to … Continue reading Looking4Cache vs Cachly: A Comparison Review
With the end of the Geocaching Classic app fast approaching (it's due to be retired on March 23rd), the question of which app is the best option for iOS users is a hot topic right now. I reviewed the Cachly app in April 2016, but since, then there have been lots of improvements made to … Continue reading Cachly vs Geocaching® App: A Comparison Review
Most people have the same mix of anticipation and excitement when they place their very first geocache: waiting impatiently for that first 'found it' log to come in and discover what the finder had to say about your pride and joy. You might have spent an age deciding on the perfect spot, making a creative cache … Continue reading In Defence of TFTC
We've all been there: you're right in the middle of something and think, "I'll just check Facebook quickly," and the next thing you know, after a number of clicks and several new tabs, you're elbow deep in a subject you possibly never heard of before today. It's generally quite a waste of time. Sometimes though, I … Continue reading What’s the Skinny on Nude Geocaching?
Regular readers will be well aware of my love/hate relationship with hiking: love the view, hate the uphill walking. I decided it was finally time to take steps (both metaphorical and actual) to remedy this and committed to doing at least one proper hike per month during 2017 in my New Year's resolutions post. I … Continue reading January Hike: Geocaching Event at Kilbroney Forest Park, County Down