Delicious and Nutritious Snacks for Your Next Family Camping Trip

Delicious and Nutritious Snacks

By Camille May Finley

More than just treats, the food you bring along on a camping trip is the fuel that will be available to your body. This is why experienced hiker Shelby Kisgen emphasizes the importance of mindfulness when packing snacks, especially if you’re responsible for feeding other people, like your family. That means choosing to nibble on read more

No Box Single Folding Knife Review

No Box Single Folding Knife

By Sara Baird

I exist within a family of campers, wilderness seekers, Boy Scouts, and hunters.  It can be said that we are a family that knows the value of a good pocket knife.  So much so, pocket knives are frequently gifted for holidays and special occasions.  As our children grew into teens and began seeking their own adventures, we found we needed an ample supply of pocket knives to quickly replace the knives lost to a lake, left behind at a campsite, or handed over to TSA.  With this in read more

Solo Women Travel Egypt

Solo Women Travel Egypt 2

By Nicole Anderson

The dream

Famous the world over for its ancient history, Egypt has long been a country many desire to experience.  The mystery of the Pyramids, sailing down the waters of the Nile, seeing the mighty Sahara, visiting the majestic Karnak and other temples and monuments, wandering the Egyptian Museum, exploring the Valley of the Kings and swimming in the crystal waters off the Red Sea Riviera.  These are just some of the treasures that makes Egypt such a ‘bucket list’ destination.

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Hiking and Chronic Conditions: Is it Possible to Make it Work?

Hiking and Chronic Conditions

By Caitlin Evans

I wasn’t always hooked on hiking as a form of physical exercise.

At first, my weekend excursions were about spending time with friends. We’d get up relatively early on a Saturday or Sunday morning and head to a nearby national park where we’d cover 5-10 miles, depending on the weather and route. But, it turned out, the more time I spent this way in nature, the more I realized how beneficial it was to my physical and mental health.

And that’s no surprise. After all, read more

5 Reasons to Escape to Tuxbury Tiny House Village

Tuxbury Tiny House Village

Looking for a unique, fun New England getaway? Head to the Tuxbury Tiny House Village in beautiful South Hampton, New Hampshire.

By Kimberly Fisher

Located in a quaint little corner of New England, USA, escape from city life and explore the tiny house living. Here are 5 great reasons to explore Tuxbury Tiny House Village:

1.) The Tiny Houses

The Tuxbury Tiny House Village is a cute collection read more

KM 82: A documentary on the porter voices of Peru’s Camino Inca

porter voices of Peru’s Camino Inca

By Marinel de Jesus

The Classic Inca Trail in Peru has been in operations for over 50 years. Machu Picchu is one of the 7 wonders of the world.  But many tourists don’t know about the inequities that porters faced on the Inca Trail.  The Porter Voice Collective (PVC), a global advocacy platform that was launched in July of 2019, conducted an independent investigation into the porter conditions on the Inca Trail by way of interviewing porters in Cusco, Peru.  PVC also read more

Eco-Friendly Wedding Ideas

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By Karlyn McKell

Eco-friendly weddings are growing in popularity as more and more couples consider the environmental impact of their celebrations.

The wedding industry as a whole is notorious for its waste. Most of the things that go into a wedding day are single-use, such as the decor, food, and fashion. This waste adds up to more than 400 pounds of garbage a year, read more

How to Spend the Holidays Outdoors + Wanderlust Printables

By Janey Velasco

We all know the outdoors are a great escape from reality. Whether you need a weekend away from work or a week-long camping trip with your best friends, connecting with nature will help you regroup and forget about the stressors of our day-to-day life.

But camping isn’t just for destressing, it’s an activity that can be enjoyed year-long. While scrolling through travel blogs and social media, you’ll find so much wanderlust inspiration that you’ll be wanting to head out as read more

Outdoorsman Lab Sleeping Pad and Bag Review

sleeping pad and bag

By Jessica Shouse

If you are a lover of camping or backpacking having a good sleep system sleeping pad and bag, can make the difference between a long, cold night and a cozy, warm one. The OutdoorsmanLab UL Camping Sleeping Pad and Mummy Sleeping Bag sleep system come highly recommended for your next family camping trip or your next multi-week long thru-hike. I had the opportunity to test both products on a recent, solo fall camping trip up in the pine tree-filled hills of Colorado, read more

XFyro Wireless and Waterproof Earbuds

XFyro Wireless and Waterproof Earbuds

By Sara Baird

While my goal for spending time outdoors is to disconnect, sometimes I need to entertain myself through boring yard work, or just gab with a friend while getting in some outdoor time.   I was happy to test out the XFyro Wireless and Waterproof Earbuds for this task.

The earbuds arrived in a small box that contained the earbuds, the charging case, three sets of earpieces in different sizes, a USB charging cord and a tiny little instruction manual.  The right earbud was charged read more

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