Neil Fahey is a traveller, hiking enthusiast, bearded man, mayora, and web and social media nerd. An occasional freelance writer, you can most often find his words at Bushwalking Blog, where he's been sharing his journey from couch potato to hiking enthusiast since 2008.He lives in the inner suburbs of Melbourne (Australia) with his beautiful lady and two cheeky step-kids, trying his best to be a good partner and dad while living his passions.
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9 tips to help you get started hiking

Love nature and walking? Why not combine the both and get a dose of exercise out on the trails? Here are nine tips to help get you on your way. 

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Neil Fahey 15 Aug 16 Be active
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My favourite beginner hikes in Australia

No matter where you live, there are lots of hiking trails suitable for beginners. Here are some of my favourite beginner hikes in Australia. 

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Neil Fahey 15 Aug 16 Be active
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Geocaching: Add some adventure to your walks

Geocaching is a world-wide treasure hunt that’s free to take part in, and could help bring some new excitement to your family walks. 

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Neil Fahey 16 Nov 15 Raising children
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8 great bushwalking destinations in Australia

Australians are spoiled for choice when it comes to places to go bushwalking. Whether you’re looking for short walks to take with the kids, full day… read more

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Neil Fahey 16 Nov 15 Be active

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