278-Staycations and hiking

Show notes

The term staycation was first is thought to have been coined in 2005 and has now come into common usage and while there are a couple of definitions it essentially means taking a holiday with limited travel and staying close to home.

In this podcast we discuss the concept of taking a hiking ‘staycation’ in your local area and at what options you have for getting out and about without necessarily having to break the bank.

Podcast Overview

  • Podcast introduction
  • Episode introduction (time index 0:01:29)
    • Thinking outside the box (time index 0:02:05)
      • Camping at home
      • Peak bagging
      • Trig pointing
    • Keep it urban (time index 0:05:45)
      • Designated walks
      • Choose your own adventure options
    • Go bush (time index 0:11:56)
      • National Parks, State Forests, and State Reserves
      • Finding that ‘special place’
    • Overnight camping (time index 0:13:55)
      • Formal caravan park with amenities
      • Designated campsites in the parks
      • Camping remotely
  • Final thoughts (time index 0:16:02)
  • Close (time index 0:18:39)

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