Itchy Male Organ and Crabs: Shave or No Shave

Itchy Male Organ and Crabs: Shave or No Shave

Male organ health can help reduce the chance of getting crabs. But even so, accidents can happen, and a man must be prepared to know how to deal with this unwanted visitor.
So what is crab? Itchy Male Organ and Crabs: Shave or No Shave

Most adults can remember the “flea-bug” in their school, an incident where a child brings a hair tick to school, spreading from one student to the next. Crabs are associated with head lice, but fortunately it is not as easy as spreading.

Called crabs because of crabs like their looks, they’re tiny – usually less than a tenth of an inch. They are parasites that usually live in the male organ region, although sometimes can be found in other hairy parts, such as the armpit or chest. These small insects are harmless in the sense that they do not spread the disease, but once they get into the skin and start eating, they produce a hard push to resist scratches.

Most of the time, crabs are passed through skin-on-skin contact while engaging in sensual activity; More rarely, they can be caught from bed sheets or towels of infected people. Because ticks tend to gather in member’s hair and not on bead stems, wearing a rubber protective device is usually ineffective in preventing crabs from spreading. Itchy Male Organ and Crabs: Shave or No Shave

Shaving

Because ticks tend to make their homes in areas of hair members, it is often assumed that shaving areas of male organs is a good way to rid the body of these pests. The theory is that often the shave itself will get rid of the fleas, and the absence of warm and furry places to hide will make it easier to find and remove the remaining attackers.

But that is not the correct assumption. While it’s true that a razor can get rid of some of these crabs, it only captures a fraction of that amount. Many more are left in the skin, and because the color is so small, it’s hard to find it with the naked eye.

So, does that mean a man should not shave? Not all. While shaving maturity may not cure the itchy male organs caused by crabs, it makes the area more unfriendly and also makes it easier for doctors to recognize them with magnifying lenses. In addition, the absence of thick skirt makes hair easier to apply products that can help get rid of pests.

After being shaved

Once the area has been shaved, it is easier to receive a drug that can kill crabs. Although there is a free drug that works well, you should first check with your doctor first to determine the most effective action to take.

Crabs are more annoying than others, but an itchy male organ can make a man shy and become bad because of his self-esteem. The drive to scratch can be reduced through regular use of superior male organ health creme (health professionals recommend Man1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven to be mild and safe for the skin). The skin of well hydrated male members tends to not require itching, so use crème with excellent moisturizing combinations (such as Shea butter and vitamin E) is highly recommended. In addition, make sure the creme is equipped to keep skin healthy overall maturity either; creme with alpha lipoic acid, powerful antioxidants that fight free radicals and resultant oxidative stress, can be very beneficial.

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There are many things that come with having a male organ, and unfortunately the occasional prospect of maturity that itch is one of them. Although having to scratch occasionally is not a big deal, it can be annoying, annoying and downright embarrassing when the itch becomes chronic – as it usually happens when the itchy cause is the dreaded crab. Taking into account the health concerns of male organs can help reduce the possibility of catching crabs. But even so, accidents can happen, and a man must be prepared to know how to deal with this unwanted visitor. Itchy Male Organ and Crabs: Shave or No Shave

So what is crab?

Most adults can remember the “flea-bug” in their school, an incident where a child brings a hair tick to school, spreading from one student to the next. Crabs are associated with head lice, but fortunately it is not as easy as spreading.

Called crabs because of crabs like their looks, they’re tiny – usually less than a tenth of an inch. They are parasites that usually live in the male organ region, although sometimes can be found in other hairy parts, such as the armpit or chest. These small insects are harmless in the sense that they do not spread the disease, but so mer

Your Ultimate Guide to Traveling in Morocco

Your Ultimate Guide to Traveling in Morocco

Morocco is a truly magnificent destination with unique culture, history and many places to explore! From kasbah (fort) to the Sahara Desert, nothing will not amaze you and be attracted to this country. Many Moroccans I met were very nice, friendly, and friendly! Not to mention the fascinating places to visit and the low cost of living as well. If you are planning to visit sometime, here are some tips for traveling in Morocco. Your Ultimate Guide to Traveling in Morocco
1. Morocco is an affordable tourist destination. Although with the increasing number of tourists in recent years, it is still a relatively cheap place to visit. You can still find affordable accommodation that is located around the city center and eat cheaply.

2. Ready to bargain. Depending on what you buy, some goods on the streets and local markets can be high but very acceptable to bargain at the best price.

3. If you want to go on a journey like the Sahara Desert, you do not need to book in advance because there are travel agents anywhere that offer such tours. Sometimes, you may find a better deal directly than you do online.

4. Learn some phrases in Arabic (or French). They are the main language of instruction in Morocco. Given the increasing number of tourists there, you should be fine with English. However, knowing some keywords and phrases in Arabic (and French) can be useful when you interact with locals, especially in rural areas.

5. As a Muslim country, Morocco is still bound by religious traditions and norms on how to behave and behave in society. While this is one of the more progressive Muslim countries (especially in terms of women’s status) and more tolerant of tourists, dressing modestly is for your own sake and can save your attention and problems. Also, do not pretend to dress modestly whenever possible. It can risk attracting attention from pickpockets and false guides (wrong). Your Ultimate Guide to Traveling in Morocco

What to Expect When Cruising the River Moselle

What to Expect When Cruising the River Moselle

Renowned as one of the most picturesque rivers the world, the Moselle stretches for a languid 340 miles from the Vosges Mountains of France to flow into the Rhine in Germany. Various sections have become extremely popular with barge holiday operators, not just for the magnificent scenery encountered along the way, but also for the many historical attractions and, of course, the wine.
The Route of the Moselle

 

From its elevated source at Ballon d’Alsace, the river passes through the spectacularly beautiful and historically significant French landscape of Lorraine, before forming part of the border of Luxembourg and Germany. On its path it takes in countless small towns, Alpine villages and wine-growing regions. Some of the more industrialised sections of the Moselle Valley are also used for transporting goods on large cargo ships. The river joins the Rhine at Koblenz, as its longest tributary. Since it was made entirely navigable in 1964, the river has become a very busy waterway, encompassing 14 locks and a dedicated shipping channel. As well as barge holiday operators, the traffic comprises large numbers of private vessels and commercial and cargo ships.

Attractions en Route

For those on a barge holiday, whatever section of the Moselle makes up the itinerary there are countless attractions to see from the water and on shore excursions. One of the most enchanting is Burg Eltz, a real-life fairytale castle set in its own lush forest. The medieval castle is immaculately preserved, having been in one family for more than 850 years. The interiors are bedecked with original tapestries, furnishings and artworks that have been curated with such attention and care they look like the centuries have simply passed them by. Set upon the peak of a huge craggy rock, Burg Eltz epitomises the concept of a fairytale castle.

For those passing through Trier (close to Luxembourg), exploring the Roman ruins of the oldest city in Germany is a must. Founded in 16 BC by the infamous Augustus, Trier was a vital trade and financial hub for the Roman Empire for more than four centuries. Today one can walk around its many archaeological attractions and take in sites like the Porta Nigra, the Hauptmarkt and the city’s most iconic landmark, the magnificent UNESCO-listed Trierer Dom – the oldest cathedral in Germany. The city is also famous for a very different reason as the birthplace of philosopher Karl Marx.

Fine Wine

It’s not for nothing that wine is one of the most popular themes for barge holiday itineraries in this region of Germany and Luxembourg. The Moselle Valley is renowned for some of the world’s finest Rieslings, which make up around 60% of its total production. The region provides the perfect conditions for this famous grape, with records indicating that it has been grown there since 1435. The Riesling has a distinct colour and flavour that aficionados attribute to its high acidity, and it has the ability to age well up to 40 years.

For history, scenery and the opportunity to immerse yourself in one of the most acclaimed wine regions in the world, cruising along the beautiful River Moselle is invariably a most memorable and enjoyable experience for travellers of any age.

Paul Newman is the Marketing and E-Systems Executive for European Waterways, the UK’s most respected provider of all-inclusive, luxury barge holiday itineraries. Part of a team of experienced barging aficionados, Paul is first in line to endorse the perks of a slow-paced barge cruise to anyone looking for a unique holiday experience.

How to Use Facebook Ads for Real Estate

How to Use Facebook Ads for Real Estate

Real estate agents have many advantages over Facebook advertising. Their targeting capabilities are much more precise than other social media platforms.

Facebook Ads can not only find your audience through behavioral and demographic targeting, but also low cost.

However, many agents are still not included in this trend. So, those who want to take risks will gain a competitive advantage over other realtors.

But, like all marketing plans, you must have a strategy. Here’s how you should use Facebook ads for real estate.

“Possibility to Move”
Supported by behavioral data, Facebook now has the category of “Possible Move” people.

This data comes from online and offline research. This is also generated through platform-related partners.

People who have visited a real estate site recently will appear in this category. Those who have posted about the first home purchase will be included as well.

From there, you can even segment your audience even further. You can narrow it down by age, household income, and geography.

Facebook strategically adds an account that matches the “Possible to Move” category. This means you are not wasting dollars on advertising for people who have not been interested in moving. How to Use Facebook Ads for Real Estate

Let’s say you’re in the West with a farm for sale and want to contact interested buyers. You can specifically target those who have searched for farms in the area.

Do not Just Use Facebook Ads for Real Estate Buyers
Direct your ads to mortgage brokers as well.

Why? How to Use Facebook Ads for Real Estate

Because targeting a mortgage broker means you increase your referral chances.

Facebook also allows you to narrow down the target with a job title. Simply enter the ‘mortgage broker’ into the ad search engine, and voila! You will reach new audiences.

You do not want to spend a lot of money on people who are not interested in buying or selling. But reaching a certain audience can really improve your reputation.

You may also consider advertising with those who have the following job titles: processor advisers, closer, and refinance.

Coordinate with Traditional Efforts
Since you are targeting a certain area, you should implement traditional strategies in these places as well.

Of course, many who go through the mail directly thrown into the trash. But, traditional marketing can be much more effective when combined with digital business.

There is no doubt that consumers need a lot of opinions before making a purchase. That means they need to create some kind of impressions with your company.

So, if you spend money on Facebook advertising, you also have to coordinate around your standard tactics. Send your postcards and other direct mail ads to tenants in the same area code.

It is ideal to start your Facebook business right before you submit your direct mail. Then keep those ads running for a while later to maximize your exposure.

The Bent Male Organ – Medications That May Cause Peyronie’s Disease

The Bent Male Organ – Medications That May Cause Peyronie’s Disease

Some curvature of the manhood is common, but when one has a severely bent male organ, it can cause some significant issues for a man. There can be many causes of excessive curvature, and sometimes the medications a man is taking contribute to this condition. Peyronie’s disease, as excessive curvature is often called. The Bent Male Organ – Medications That May Cause Peyronie’s Disease
What is Peyronie’s disease?

As stated above, many have a small or modest degree of curvature to their manhood when it is tumescent. This is not something to be concerned about. Many women find a degree of curvature quite aesthetically pleasing or exciting. As long as the curvature does not interfere with a man’s sensual pleasure, he usually needs not be concerned.

In some cases, however, the bend is so extreme that sensual activity and enjoyment are negatively affected. When the source of this bending is a build-up of plaque or lumps in the member, it is typically diagnosed as Peyronie’s disease. The Bent Male Organ – Medications That May Cause Peyronie’s Disease  The Bent Male Organ – Medications That May Cause Peyronie’s Disease

Type of curve

Peyronie’s is not associated with a particular type of curve. It may bend up, down, to the left or to the right; the direction does not matter in terms of diagnosis. Sometimes, plaque builds up on both the top and bottom of the organ; in these cases, it may cause the manhood to become somewhat shorter than it would otherwise be when firm.

Pain

Peyronie’s in some instances may cause substantial pain. It is also not uncommon for a man with Peyronie’s to experience some pain or discomfort during sensual activities.

Conversely, some men report that the build-up of plaque actually causes a “deadening” or loss of some sensation in the male organ. This often interferes with their sensual pleasure.

Causes

There are a number of things which can cause Peyronie’s. Trauma to the member is a common cause, occurring when the members experiences rough handling or a sharp blow. There is also an association between Peyronie’s and gout, heart disease and diabetes.

Many doctors also believe that some medications and supplements can be contributing factors to this bent male organ condition. Among the medications which are considered to be possible contributing factors are:

– Beta blockers. Many people with high blood pressure and / or heart disease are at risk. Beta blockers are associated with fibrotic tissue disorders, which include Peyronie’s disease. If a man is using a beta blocker and suspects that there may be a connection with Peyronie’s in his case, he should discuss the alternative medication options with his doctor.

– Anti-seizure medication. Some medicines used to control seizures, such as phenytoin, are also on the Peyronie’s cause list. Again, discussing possible alternative with a doctor should be considered.

– Interferon. Interferon is often used in treating multiple sclerosis, as well as the conditions of leukemia and hepatitis C.

A severely bent male organ, due to Peyronie’s or other causes, can be an issue for many men. If medications are adding to the problem, and others can safely be substituted, this will be a substantial help. However, a man may also want to use a quality male organ health crème (health professionals recommend Man1 Man Oil) to restore and maintain the organ’s health. (Even men without Peyronie’s can benefit substantially from a first-rate crème.) Those crèmes with acetyl L-carnitine are preferred; This is a neuroprotective ingredient which helps with Peyronie’s peripheral nerve damage. Acetyl L-carnitine can assist in restoring lost sensitivity to the member. Another important ingredient in a crème is alpha lipoic acid, a potent antioxidant. Alpha lipoic acid and acetyl L-carnitine has a synergistic effect, and can offset harmful oxidative damage to manhood cells. The Bent Male Organ – Medications That May Cause Peyronie’s Disease

What’s New in Les Gets-Morzine: 2017-2018

What’s New in Les Gets-Morzine: 2017-2018

Like all ski resorts, Les Gets and Morzine have been getting into gear in anticipation of the upcoming season. From upgraded ski facilities to new luxury properties, we have plenty of exciting news that will get you looking up flights to Geneva and unpacking your skis.
Luxury Properties Open Their Doors

 

The luxury chalet companies operating in Morzine haven’t been idle this year. AliKats Mountain Holidays have prepared three eye-catching properties for the season, including ‘The View’. Guests here can enjoy the ‘Indulgence Package’ – after a day on the slopes a six-course menu with wines to match will be served, along with pre-dinner cocktails and aperitifs. The bottle of Bollinger on arrival is a lovely touch as well.

Hotel La Bergerie has also been making some changes. As well as providing room service for the first time, newcomers and loyal guests alike can luxuriate in a new outdoor sauna and Turkish bath. Should you prefer a more energetic warm-down, the new fitness room, equipped with 5 cardio machines, is ready and waiting.

Finally More Mountain are unveiling a brand-new catered chalet ahead of the upcoming season. Right in the heart of Morzine, the property offers a homely feel without compromising on style: Florence Knoll sofas adorn the spacious living room, which has lovely open views.

Get a Lift and Improve your French

Skiers at Les Gets can expect a smooth transfer to their piste of choice from now on thanks to the welcome addition of a high speed Ranfoilly ski lift. Able to transport 6 people at a time and reached through a magic carpet, it is anticipated it will be capable of transferring approximately 3,300 skiers an hour.

For anyone keen to tax their mind after taxing their body on the slopes, the Alpine French School in Morzine will be offering intensive courses this season, with the aim of making learners confident in approaching real-life situations – adults and children are all welcome. Conveniently the classes will be in the evening so won’t get in the way of daytime plans.

New Games Bar in Les Gets

The popular Loc’Hotel Alpen’sports hotel will be opening a games bar this winter, providing a great family-friendly addition to the après ski scene in Les Gets. Pool, table football, darts and board games are all on offer, while children can have fun playing with the toy library. Snacks will be available too.

How to Get There

Getting to Morzine is a breeze with Shuttle Direct. Make your life easier by pre-booking a Geneva to Morzine transfer. Once you’ve arrived at Geneva airport, one of our friendly drivers will be waiting for you. As you and the family travel from Geneva to Morzine, transfer your mind to thoughts of long days of skiing and languid evenings of good living.

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Lukas Johannes is a driver for Shuttle Direct, the number one provider of shared and private airport transfers all over Europe and northern Africa. If you’re looking for an affordable Geneva to Morzine transfer, Lukas and his colleagues can make sure that you and your luggage get to and from the airport swiftly and safely.

Cruising the Canal de Briare: a Barger’s Delight

Cruising the Canal de Briare: a Barger’s Delight

The picturesque Canal de Briare, which connects the valleys of the Seine and the Loire, is notable for a number of reasons apart from the delightful scenery through which it wends its way. A popular route for both private and commercial cruising vessels, the canal is renowned as one of the loveliest places for a barge holiday in France as well as being a highly impressive feat of engineering.
A Pioneering History

 

The canal is one of the country’s oldest manmade waterways, built between 1602 and 1642 under the patronage of Henry IV. When first constructed, it linked directly into the Loire at Montargis, but later in the nineteenth century the building of the famous Briare Aqueduct created a bypass to La Cognardière, 2.6km away. Despite its name, the aqueduct actually forms part of the Canal latéral à la Loire.

An Engineering Triumph

The canal was also the first to be constructed at summit level using “pound locks”, which feature a chamber with gates at either end to control the height of the water within. (Before then locks were created with a single gate.) A summit level canal first rises and then falls along its course, and in the case of the 57km Canal de Briare, it rises through 12 locks before falling through another 24 on an 85m descent.

During construction a number of artificial lakes were created in order to feed water into the locks. At the most precipitous location, Rogny, it was necessary to build what was in effect a “staircase” of seven locks in order to navigate the fall of the canal. While it was without a doubt an outstanding feat of engineering, the design caused huge hold-ups as each vessel had to navigate all seven locks before the next was able to pass through. In the end the staircase of locks was abandoned and the canal re-routed to bypass them, but the town was later renamed Rogny-les-Sept-Ecluses in their honour.

Attractions en Route

Along with the locks at Rogny-les-Sept-Ecluses, the many other attractions along the course of the canal make it a popular route for the itinerary of a barge holiday in France. In Montargis, one of the most renowned local businesses to have put this pretty town on the map is the Mazet Praline Shop. The confectioner still makes its praline treats to the recipe of founder, Leon Mazet, who opened the shop in 1903. As well as a range of chocolates and other delicacies, the shop is famous for its signature caramelised almond, the Prasline Mazet de Montargis.

Situated in the commune of Saint-Fargeau, the magnificent seventeenth-century Renaissance-style Château de Saint Fargeau is the cultural centrepiece of the region, with its chequered history dating back some one thousand years. Its present distinctive pentagonal construction surrounded by six imposing towers is built on top of an original fortress commissioned by Héribert, son of King Hugh Capet. Even though it is privately owned, many parts of the castle are open for public visitation.

From Ancient Trade to Modern Leisure

For many centuries the Canal de Briare existed as an important channel to transport coal, wood, wine and other supplies from the Loire Valley to Paris. Today, this beautiful waterway serves as one of the most appealing locations to explore on a barge holiday in France.

Paul Newman is the Marketing and E-Systems Executive for European Waterways, the UK’s most respected provider for those looking for an all-inclusive, luxury barge holiday in France or other great destinations in Europe. Part of a team of experienced barging aficionados, Paul is first in line to endorse the perks of a slow-paced barge cruise to anyone looking for a unique holiday experience.

Healthy Male Organ Future: Spray-On Barrier Protection

Healthy Male Organ Future: Spray-On Barrier Protection

Every man (hopefully) knows that using barrier protection is one way to help maintain a healthy male organ. In addition to being a major aid in terms of birth control, barrier protection is also helpful in safeguarding male organs by reducing the risk of contracting social diseases. Unfortunately, barrier protections have some drawbacks – and that is why some scientists are investigating the possibility of spray-on barrier protection.
Drawbacks Healthy Male Organ Future: Spray-On Barrier Protection

Any man who has used the barrier protection associated with it. First and foremost is possible the time that it can take to apply one.

Suppose a man has found himself, happily but unexpectedly, with a delectable woman in his embrace. Things move quickly as passion builds up. The couple agrees to take things to the ultimate level sensually and both are primed to go. Unfortunately, the man must locate his barrier protection, pull it out from the drawer in which it resides, find a way to tear open the package without tearing open the barrier, unroll it enough for application and fit it across his tumescent member – and all the time that he is engaging in this behavior, he must keep the steamy mood intact. In the heat of the moment, the relatively short amount of time it takes to apply a barrier protection can seem like an eternity.

But there are other drawbacks, of course. Getting a barrier protection with a proper fit – not too tight, not too loose – is important, but can be a challenge. After trial and error, a man finds what fits, but trial and error is not what one wants with barrier protection.

In addition, some have latex allergies which require them to use non-latex kinds. These are available. Healthy Male Organ Future: Spray-On Barrier Protection

The spray-on version

For these and other reasons, scientists are investigating the viability of a barrier protection that can be sprayed on the manhood.

The theory goes: A form of latex could be created to go in an aerosol-type can. When a man needs barrier protection, he simply reaches for the can, sprays it on his firm member and creates a latex sheath that enables him to engage in a traditional barrier.

Benefits

One of the benefits is very clear: A spray-on barrier protection would be custom fit to the manhood at hand. There would be nothing too loose or too tight, and therefore no worries about it slipping off or constricting blood flow.

Scientists also theorize that this raises the effectiveness of barrier protection use; most issues with barrier protection effectiveness are related to the manner in which they are used, rather than to the problems with the barriers themselves.

Issues

But spray-on barrier protections might have issues of their own. Of greatest concern is the drying time. Can one be made that will dry speedily? Waiting several minutes for this to happen defeats the purpose of it.

There are also questions about how long a barrier protection would last; can they develop one that is sure to last through a longy sensual encounter? Also of concern: How easy will it be for a man to know, at the height of his excitement, that he has covered his entire package without leaving any spots unprotected? Healthy Male Organ Future: Spray-On Barrier Protection
The spray-on barrier protection is still many years in the future, so these questions are sure to be addressed. In the meantime, ensuring a healthy male organ health crème (health professionals recommend Man1 Man Oil) to attend to everyday manhood health concerns. For example, many men sport a manhood that carries a persistent unwanted odor. A crème with vitamin A, which has strong anti-bacterial properties, can help to fight this problem. It also helps to use a crème with alpha lipoic acid, a potent antioxidant that offsets harmful oxidative processes in manhood cell metabolism which can give a member an aging, wrinkled look. Keep it healthy, keep it happy.

Preparing Your Furnace for the Winter

Preparing Your Furnace for the Winter

Austin and surrounding areas, it’s almost winter. We know it may not feel like it, but its around the corner, we promise. The oncoming winter means preparing your home and yourself for the change in temperature. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit inside your space should be at the forefront of your preparation. And during the colder months, maintenance and consistent checks of your unit’s furnace is essential. The furnace of any HVAC unit provides warm air flowing, keeping us nice and toasty while indoors. Heating repair and maintenance is very important. Keeping your furnace happy and efficient, ensures your own happiness and efficiency during the colder months ahead. Here are a few tips from us at Alamo Austin Air Conditioning & Heating:
1. Change those dirty filters once a month. Clogged filters can restrict air flow, both warm and cold – thus damaging your unit and reducing efficiency.
2. Set your thermostat. It may sound foolish, but you’d be surprised. Adjusting the settings of your thermostat could reduce your monthly bill and ensure a more efficient warmth.
3. Check your heating vents. Debris surrounding your heating vents obstructs the flow and circulation of warm air indoors. It also increases the risk of fire.
4. Inspect your burners. Ensure that your burners are clean and the surrounding is clear. A blockage of a burner can become quite dangerous, as it leads to an increase of carbon monoxide during start up.

 

Preparing Your Furnace for the Winter
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Need more help with preparing your furnace for winter? Don’t hesitate to give us a call. When it comes to heating repair, Alamo Austin Air Conditioning & Heating is here for you. As experts in the field of all things concerning heating and air conditioning, we’ve got you covered. For the past 11 years we have been providing Austin and surrounding areas with the best air conditioning and heating service. Preparing Your Furnace for the Winter

How to Pack your Backpack like a Pro

How to Pack your Backpack like a Pro

Your adventure is fast approaching and you’re buzzing to get out there to conquer immense peaks and discover as many remote mountaintops, monuments and markets (which are normally seen only by local eyes!) as you can. You’ll only be able to make it there on your own two feet, with everything you need strapped to your back. Therefore the planning is crucial. Here are a few tops tips to bear in mind.
The Backpack is your Turtle Shell

 

This huge bulky beast will become your home and wardrobe on your journey, and so you need to make sure you get one that meets your purposes. Pop into any decent mountain or outdoors shop and there are always friendly and enthusiastic staff on-hand to help you pick out the best bag for you.

Before you Begin Packing

Before you even think about trying to master Tetris by jamming everything in, make sure you have all the essential gear. Make sure to grab a good backpacking checklist off the internet and then lay everything out in the following categories…

1) Most frequently used 2) Least frequently used 3) Heaviest gear 4) Lightest gear

Once you’ve got it all laid out it will be easier to start slotting things away in an order that makes sense. We find this method the most useful:

1) Frequently used stuff on the top (easy to reach) 2) Less frequently used stuff on the bottom (not in the way during the day) 3) Heavier gear closer to your back (you won’t feel it so much here) 4) Lighter gear away from your back (it doesn’t require as much support)

Compartments are your Friend

The Bottom is the perfect spot for bulkier items you won’t need until you camp. Think sleeping bag, sleeping mat, cold weather layers and your dry boots or shoes.

The Core Part is where you’ll want to keep heavier gear that you won’t need during your hike. This will include your tent and cooking kits, water and food.

Top Part of the pack is where you should stow things you’re going to need a lot during the day, including a fleece, your water filter, a first aid kit and loo supplies.

Accessory Pockets are where you keep the bits and pieces you need at a moment’s notice. This is the home for your sun cream, SPF lip balm, sunglasses, water bottle, bug spray, compass, the all-important snacks, ID and cash.

Loops and Lash-ons are key for those items which are easier strapped on than stuffed into your bag such as tent poles, hiking poles, rope and camping stools.

Just a Guideline!

Your exact needs will vary on the region you’re exploring and the time of year you’ll be there. Make sure to read up on what you’ll need and be prepared. Remember that for any backpacker, travel insurance should be the first item you organise. There are many types of backpacker travel insurance, and our team at Let’s Go Insure can help you find the one to suit your needs.

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