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Meet Me at the Mega-Event in Berlin, Bring an Extra Coat

  Berlin in November is cold. Very cold. However, my trip last month to Germany for Mega-Berlin was more heart warming than I could have ever imagined. The weekend full of events began Friday night with a Meet & Greet (GC4YYYX). The venue for the weekend’s activities was a lost place named Motowerk, a former factory of breakthrough electrical engines and elevators that opened in 1914. During world War II, the British government became aware of the factory and, in a raid on Berlin, dropped 24 bombs on the company grounds. Miraculously, the production hall and all of the company’s […]

Tell the Story of Your Geocaching Journey

Don’t Forget to Log Your Geocaches Online There’s more to a geocache than just a location and a container. Every time it’s found—or not found—there’s a story. Those stories are the logs geocachers leave on the geocache’s page. The reasons to leave quality logs on the geocaches you attempt are numerous, but here are just a few to get you started: – Geocache owners love reading new logs. It also helps them keep tabs on how their geocache is doing. – Other geocachers may check previous logs for hints or information. – DNF logs help let others know that the […]

Top 6 Geocaching Resolutions

by: Danielle Navarre   A new year begins the promise of new possibilities… 2015 presents the potential for lifelong memories and a long list of resolutions that we all cross our fingers we keep. Whether it be to spend more time with our families or shed that extra five pounds, we all make resolutions for the better. But for all the good intentions, only a tiny fraction of people keep their resolutions. However, one should never underestimate a geocacher and their iron will to reach any and everything they set their minds to. Since its early days, goals have been […]

New Video: 5 Tips for Geocaching Stealth

Muggle Free is the Way to Be!   Searching through bushes, reaching under benches, looking through tree branches—to the untrained eye, a geocacher can look a little suspicious. Muggles (aka non-geocachers) who get curious have been known to unknowingly take or damage geocaches, which is why it’s important to maintain a level of stealth while geocaching. This new video will give you five tips for stealthiness. (Hier kannst Du den Artikel auf Deutsch lesen)  

5 Best Geocaching Posts of 2014

The 14th year of geocaching is coming to close. Our passion for adventure this past year bubbled over with Personality, First to Finds, Wet Surprises, a Message in a Bottle and another epic First to Find.  Those are your Top 5 Posts of 2014. Click on any post to see what the fuss is about. 5) Epic First to Find   4) Message in a Bottle    3) Wet Surprises – The Video 2) First to Find – After 4,355 Days 1) Take the Geocaching Personality Quiz   Now, brag a little bit, share your top geocaching moment of 2014 in comments […]

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