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A backpackers guide to Sri Lanka: a one-month itinerary

The crowds head for its Cultural Triangle but Sri Lankas visions also include quieter national park, hiking trails and beaches. Explore it with our guide on what to see and where to stay Why proceed? Few countries in Asia can offer such range in a relatively small area, or are as easily navigable by bus and qualify or even in your own tuk-tuk. Away from the main sights its easy to escape the crowds: instead of Mirissa, whale watch in quieter Kalpitiya a laid-back destination for kitesurfing and opt for…

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17 gifts for people who don’t drink enough water

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. How much water do you drink a day, really? What about your closest pal, or your family? Be honest. If it’s not the two litres recommended, then we’ve got work to do. We all know someone (or are someone) who refuses to reach their daily H2O quota, so perhaps said rebel just needs a little sprucing up of their water receptacle. Plus, with an estimated…

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Go Camping Oregon Trail Style In These New Wagons

Over the last few years, glamping (glamorous camping) has become the hot trend in summer travel. From teepees to decked-out tents, there’s a glamping experience likely to appeal to every type of traveler. The latest glamping experience we’ve learned about is equal parts pioneer and posh, and it’s based at Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging. Conveniently located near the National Park, it draws inspiration from the Oregon Trail, offering two Conestoga wagon replicas as accommodations. Modern Amenities The larger wagon contains a king-size bed and two sets of…

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19 Of The Most Mysterious Places On Earth And Some Of Them Are Terrifying

There’s nothing more intriguing than a prohibited place. The fact that you are not allowed to go somewhere constructs you want to visit it even more. Well, if that’s your kind of thing, prepare for a joyful ride as we discuss the world’s most mysterious and proscribed places, many of which are impossible to visit. In this list, compiled by Bored Panda , we discover everything from secret societies to islands where you’ll end up killed if you decide to go. These are places that are like magnets for the…

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Tips for Packing for Your First Backpacking Trip
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11 Pro Tips for Packing for Your First Backpacking Trip

I’d consider myself a pretty experienced backpacker—last summer, I spent more than three months backpacking 1,000 miles. But it was only two years before that I went on my first backpacking trip. It was 10 miles one way, I didn’t prepare properly, and I hadn’t really hiked before. I could barely lift my pack, it was so heavy, and my sleeping pad swayed precariously every time I took a step. Despite being wildly unprepared, this trip started me on the path toward some incredible outdoor experiences . But I do…

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