ZeeOps have arrived

Munzee has just introduced a new part of the game called ZeeOps. Basically ZeeOps consist of Operations that are spread over multiple days. Each day you can perform one Mission. There is a cost to each Operation - you have to have enough Zee Creds to start an Operation. So a Advanced Operation will consist …

How to Automate Instagram to Twitter Posts

If you're reading this, you're probably a user of both Instagram and Twitter. Maybe someone sent you a link to this article, maybe it was me! In any case, your Twitter feed is full of links to Instagram photos. What if I told you there was a way to automatically show your Instagram photos in …

A Road to the Sunshine Coast?

The BC government has decided to study a highway to the Sunshine Coast. Much like the recent Gabriola Island bridge study, I don't see how a road route to Gibsons/Sechelt will be economically feasible. Let's look at some of the options, and why I don't think they'll work. We'll start with the route options, and …

Mileage Tax – An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Over on The Province, I read an article about bridge tolls and their perceived unfairness. Rather than try to fit my thoughts into a comment on that article, I've decided to write a blog post. Some things to keep in mind as you read my ideas: These are ideas in raw form - There are …

A Second Bridge for Kelowna?

I read recently that the there is planning work underway for a second bridge for Kelowna. The current bridge is a weak spot in BC's infrastructure - if a closure occurs (accident, weather) there is no reasonable alternate route. I can think of two purposes for a second bridge: Alternate Route in case of closure. …

How To Make Cheap Homemade Munzee Stickers

Article updated March 4, 2016 After my adventures in making cheap laminated Munzees to zap strap onto tree branches, or anywhere else I could hang them, I have started making my own Munzee stickers. I spent some time researching what to do in the Munzee Forums before I started. There are two prerequisites for making your …

How To Make Cheap Homemade Munzees

Last year, I checked out Munzee for the first time. There were very few Munzee locations near Abbotsford, BC, so I didn't pay any attention for several months. I heard on the Caching in the North West podcast that two local Geocachers, LANMonkey and WetCoaster, were active Munzee players in my neighbourhood, so-to-speak. So I …

New Backpack

Thanks to generous cash gifts received for Christmas, I managed to save enough for a new backpack. So while I was in Edmonton around New Years, I went into MEC to see what they had - it's always easier to shop for gear when you can touch it. I settled on a Gregory Contour 70. …

New Backpacking Gear!

Christmas 2014 brought a couple of new items of gear for backpacking and camping. I now have a MSR Hubba Hubba NX tent. I also have a Mountain Hardwear Ratio 15 sleeping bag. Here's some of my new gear compared to older stuff. Item New Old Savings Tent vs Tent MSR Hubba Hubba NX 1.54 …

Pocket Lenses

Sonny from Podcacher has started a new website called Pocket Lenses. I've already picked a good tip for using my flash in daylight situations to fill details on faces. Something I usually forget I have the capability of doing! I'll be watching the site carefully in the future to see what other tips & tricks …