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International EarthCache Day: Instagram Photo Recap

  This past weekend, more than 36,300 people earned their International EarthCache Day souvenir by finding an EarthCache. Many of them decided to photograph their adventures and share them on Instagram. Here are some of the amazing pictures from the International EarthCache Day celebration. Just because International EarthCache Day is over, doesn’t mean the educational fun stops. You can find EC’s all year-round! Which EarthCache did you find yesterday? Share your pics!

Behind the Scenes with a Geocaching Reviewer: Antheia

  Three years into playing the game, UK geocacher Yvonne Mundy (aka mundy family) was asked to become a geocaching Community Volunteer. Community Volunteers are a group of over 400 dedicated geocachers who give their time and talent to support the worldwide geocaching community. Did joining the UK Reviewer team change the way she played the game? We chatted with Yvonne—Reviewer alias Antheia—about why she loves geocaching, what it’s like to be a Reviewer, and playing squash. Tell us about how you first started geocaching, and what you like about it. “I read a small article about Geocaching in October 2005 in a local magazine. […]

How a Co-Founder Found Geo-Love

Some people find much more than just cache containers when they’re introduced to geocaching. Geocachers may discover parks they never knew existed, the hidden history of their community or even the sting of stepping in poison ivy. But some geocachers wander into something else. They’re lucky enough to find the person they’ll spend the rest of their lives with. It happens. It happened to one of the founders of Bryan Roth attended a geocaching event fourteen years ago. Fellow founder Jeremy Irish encouraged Bryan to attend. Bryan says, “This was the first of [88] total geocaching events that I’ve attended so far. […]

Assemble your Geocaching Road Trip ‘15 Team

Invite your friends to join the adventure Doing a happy dance by yourself after making a find is fun, but nowhere near as much fun as doing a happy dance with a bunch of your friends. No, really—see for yourself. The Geocaching Road Trip ‘15, celebrating 15 years of Geocaching, is kicking off in a little under two weeks. Now is the time to get your friends to join you on the adventure. It’s easy. Just use our Refer a Friend page to post an invite on Facebook or Twitter, or to send an invite email. It’ll have all the […]

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” Author Talks Geocaching

Geocaching partnered with Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney to create a fun set of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul trackable tags to celebrate the book’s release last year. What you may not know is that the Wimpy Kid trackables came about because Jeff Kinney is a geocacher. He enjoys taking his kids out on geocaching adventures. We are thrilled that he wanted to share one of his geocaching experiences with us. If you are following his series, you will be excited to learn that the next book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, will be […]

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