The Geocaching Junkie | The Adventures of an Irish Geocaching Addict
This blog is a chronicle of these obsessions: travel and geocaching. For the geocaching section, I look at everything from newbie tips to difficult challenges and ridiculous incidents that have happened while out caching, with a few interesting interviews thrown in for good measure! Geocaching brings me to little-known places in cities – those secret spots that locals would point you to go.
What a year it’s been! In geocaching terms, this has been my most cache-light year, with a find rate of 0.5 per day. The first 4 months of the year were dominated by morning sickness (which isn’t just for mornings, as I found out the hard way!). Trying to muster up the enthusiasm to go… Read More 18 Memorable Moments in 2018 | The Geocaching Junkie
Since 2015 I’ve collated Christmas gift guides for geocachers, with an exhaustive list of ideas included in my 2017 guide. The gift suggestions are still relevant now so it remains a good idea repository if you’re struggling to come up with something special for the geocacher in your life. So I thought to myself, what… Read More 8 Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas for Geocachers | The Geocaching Junkie
There are few books from my childhood that stick out in my memory. I spent hours getting lost in Enid Blyton’s Faraway Tree series and being equally enthralled and terrified reading Roald Dahl’s The Witches. My favourite stories by far, though, were The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. I must have read The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe… Read More Chronicling C.S. Lewis in Belfast | The Geocaching Junkie
On 30th August at 9:59am, we welcomed our daughter Emer in to the world. Nineteen days later, we are still getting to know each other and finding our way as a family of three. While we haven’t managed to make it to a geocaching event yet – we’re still working our time management – we… Read More Emer’s First Geocache | The Geocaching Junkie
On 24th August 2017, Geocaching HQ announced the release of Virtual Rewards, whereby selected geocachers were given the chance to create new virtuals. Virtual caches were ‘grandfathered’ in 2005, meaning no new caches of this type could be created, but those already in existence could continue on. According to the Geocaching Help Center, the option… Read More Virtual Reward Caches: One Year On | The Geocaching Junkie