connecticut waterfall
Destinations, News

Connecticut Offers Late Winter and Early Springtime Activities

Enjoy the last of the mountain snow and dabble in some springtime fun in America’s southern New England. The American state of Connecticut is in southern New England. Covering a north to south distance of 70 miles and spanning 110 miles across according to their office of tourism, the state is home to small towns,… Continue reading Connecticut Offers Late Winter and Early Springtime Activities

spring at glacier national park montana usa
Destinations, News, Reviews

Spring is Prime Season for Hiking and Biking Glacier National Park

Glacier in northwest Montana is said to be one of the US’s most breath-taking national parks for hiking and biking. Montana’s name is Spanish for mountainous. The state is home to 7 state forests, 53 state parks, Yellowstone national park, historical sites and more species of mammal than any other US state. The Glacier national… Continue reading Spring is Prime Season for Hiking and Biking Glacier National Park

the natural surroundings of monterey california usa with rocks, wild flowers and seagull
Destinations, News, Reviews

Monterey County Offers Springtime Hiking and Cycling Trails

California’s County of Monterey has become a springtime destination for outdoor activities whilst offering attractions on land, by sea or in the air. Offering an array of exciting outdoors activities Monterey has become a must visit destination. Along this section of rugged coastline in California, USA, visitors can take in stunning views, watch acrobatic planes… Continue reading Monterey County Offers Springtime Hiking and Cycling Trails

a boat on a lake in yunnan, china
Equipment, News

Discover Yunnan Through Social Media

The digital tourism platform Go-Yunnan has launched across Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to showcase the southwestern province of China. Attracting visitors to the region’s lakes, mountains, gorges and rice terraces, Yunnan is renowned for a varied landscape to enjoy time outdoors. It is also referred to as a Chinese province with mysterious beauty. Historical limestone… Continue reading Discover Yunnan Through Social Media

Destinations, News

UK Staycation: Food, Drink and Accommodation Adventures in Wales

As everyone can finally plan their holidays in Wales this summer, we’ve selected our favourite eating, drinking and sleeping experiences. Celebrating ‘The Great British Staycation’ of 2020, Buyagift.com are giving up to 60% off weekend getaways, breaks and other experiences purchased through them. We at The Rucksack News have chosen our favourite places to stay,… Continue reading UK Staycation: Food, Drink and Accommodation Adventures in Wales

view over a central oregon landscape
Destinations, News

Discover Central Oregon Through Adventure Calls Web Series

Adventure Calls is the web series created by photographer Chad Copeland with Central Oregon’s tourist board to showcase the regions highlights. To offer a virtual experience that everyone can enjoy via their website or on YouTube, Visit Central Oregon have been running episodes of their Adventure Calls series since April. Compiled of eight episodes, with… Continue reading Discover Central Oregon Through Adventure Calls Web Series

the castlerigg stone circle in englands lake district
Destinations, News, Reviews

Free English Heritage Sites to Visit Now

More than 180 of English Heritage’s free sites are open to visitors with all others to hopefully reopen by August. England’s history can be discovered for free, including the Iron Age and Medieval, Saxon, Norman or Roman times through historic walls, castles, crosses, abbeys, stone circles, bridges and more at sites across the country that… Continue reading Free English Heritage Sites to Visit Now

Adventures, Stories

Dusk and Dawn: The Sweet Tower Park

A walk around a nearby park full of natural springtime beauty and wildlife for my last early morning lockdown outing. This is to be my last Dusk and Dawn outing as the restrictions are about to be eased once again. Allowing everyone except those in the elderly category to be out for all but 3… Continue reading Dusk and Dawn: The Sweet Tower Park

the sea and sky of cambrils on the costa dorada
Adventures, Stories

Dusk and Dawn: To the fishing port and beyond

Intentions of biking to see the birds and then to the fishing port took me slightly further away than expected. Making use of the cycle paths that run along the coastline of the Costa Dorada, in the opposite direction to my previous rock walk, I decided that I would only go to a certain point,… Continue reading Dusk and Dawn: To the fishing port and beyond

cove of catalonia at dusk
Adventures, Stories

Dusk and Dawn: Adventure 1 – The Rocky Path

As lockdown restrictions are slowly relaxed, we in Spain can once again enjoy some close to home walking and biking adventures. Living with the mountains in view of my home, they seem so far away during the days of the Covid-19 confinement. The sea, at the end of my street that I’d so often taken… Continue reading Dusk and Dawn: Adventure 1 – The Rocky Path