Camping, Hiking, Fishing and Backpacking: Practicing Personal Hygiene in the Great Outdoors

May 22, 2016

When you’re roughing it, you don’t think of pampering yourself, yet there is no reason to completely neglect hygiene.  Paying attention to your skin, hair, and teeth will certainly be appreciated by those around you on a particular backpacking or camping expedition.  Whether you’re camping, hiking, fishing, or backpacking, the normal rules of hygiene still […]

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Female Flying Solo: The Benefits of Traveling Alone

April 18, 2016
Airplane Window

Major improvements to global travel networks and facilities over recent years have made it much easier to visit many different parts of the world more easily, but if you are a lone female traveler, you might still have some reservations about flying solo. There are plenty of reasons not be so fearful about the prospect […]

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Airport Layovers That Drag On Forever: Safe And Smart Tips For Weary Travelers

April 16, 2016
Eternal Sunset

Seasoned travelers will often confirm that taking flights with layovers can often work out cheaper than direct flights, which is great news for your wallet in the long run. One of the downsides to airport layovers is that even a few hours wait can seem a lot longer and if you have to wait overnight […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Renting Out Your Condo: What to Do and What to Avoid

April 12, 2016
Sunset over Nha Trang Bay

Choosing to rent your condo via sites like DDProperty  is one of the best financial decisions that you can make. Correctly done, being a landlord can ensure you a steady stream of income which can help immensely when it comes to building up your retirement funds or paying your bills. However, there are right ways and wrong […]

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Student Strategies: The Ins and Outs of Taking a Gap Year

April 5, 2016

You’ve just finished high school, and you’re thinking of going to university, but you don’t want to rush in. After all, you’ve just spent years studying. Maybe you need a gap year. Flickr Creative Commons Melfoody What’s A Gap Year? A gap year is the time between when you finish your high school studies and […]

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Rome for Foodies

March 2, 2016

Rome is a great city for foodies! Whether you want to eat your weight in pizza and gelato, or you actually want to learning a cooking skill or two, this is a great place to do so. If this is your first time in the city, you can check more activities in Rome here, however, you should […]

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The Less Traveled Road: Finding Free or Inexpensive Camping Sites for Every Budget

February 24, 2016

Camping is the ideal family activity. It’s a great way to get out and about and enjoy the open air, and Canada is hardly short of places to go. One of the best things about camping is that you can make it into a short or long holiday without breaking your budget. It can be […]

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Backpack Basics: Buying and Packing Your Gear for the Great Outdoors

January 20, 2016

For the dedicated hiker, a backpack ranks among the most critical pieces of gear. That obviously goes without saying in the case of backpacking: The essence of that addictive (and ancient) pursuit is toting all you need in a trusty pack. It’s just as true, however, for a day hiker–even the most casual one–given nobody […]

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Bugs, Rain and Bears: Planning Tips to Banish the Backpacker Blues

January 15, 2016
Backpacking to American Lake

There are two of kinds of backpacking trip — the soft kind is an alternative term for hitchhiking through a region. If you’re a fan of real backpacking — surviving on your own on your wits and on the things that you’ve had the foresight to throw into your backpack — you’ll need to think […]

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Park City: A State of the Art Ski Destination That Still Has That Old West Vibe

December 19, 2015

Every year, America’s premier ski resorts add new features and amenities to entice both novice and veteran skiers alike. This year, however, Park City Mountain Resort, under new ownership, has far outstripped the competition with a massive $50-million improvement project. As USA Today recently reported, the project has created the largest ski resort in the […]

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