JetBoil our prefered stove for hiking trips

JetBoil Zip is the cheaper sibling out of the Jetboil range and we like to take this stove on our hiking trips.

Jetboil

This stove is not really designed for cooking any meals, it is mainly designed to boil water. And this water boils fast! We tested the cooking times several times and the cooking time is under 3 minutes for 0.8 L of water, 0.8 L is the maximum volume which this cooker will hold.

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2017!!!!! What already?

I know, I (Chantal) get ahead of things often….. I do try to be spontaneous and not to plan everything, but sometimes I simply can’t help myself. And this is one of these situations!

We both have a list with travel destinations which we like to see and fortunately there aren’t many differences, usually it is just a different priority. There is however one destination which is high on both our lists, this destination came up in several conversations but every time when we discussed this option we had reasons to book another trip. These reasons were various; too expensive, not the right time of year, or already booked out etc.

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5 great bushwalking spots around Melbourne

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Hiking or as the Australians call it “bushwalking” is a great way to explore nature and be active. If you live in or around Melbourne you are spoilt for choice when it comes to bushwalking. There are inner city trails which are great for walking or riding your bike, but if you are happy to travel for one hour, there are so many locations to choose from. Below is a list of five great spots to go for a walk, each one is completely different but all give you the great outdoor feeling.

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