Travel Tips

Essential gear for hiking vacations

by Audrey on April 18, 2017

Hiking tips

Hiking is a fantastic way to reconnect with nature. You can experience the bliss of natural surroundings and get a good deal of exercise. Hikers love getting out in the fresh air and taking a break from daily life and the technology that surrounds us. The excitement and thrill of discovering new places by foot […]


There are many champions of conservation found scattered across the African continent. Their enduring purpose is to protect and preserve the many wondrous and miraculous places of which they are custodians. Their primary focus is to ensure that pristine wilderness areas are maintained for future generations. At the core of this vision is making conservation […]


Vapes on a Plane: A Personal Account

by Audrey on April 4, 2017

It is fair to say that vaping has seen a significant boom in popularity in recent years. I made the switch from Mayfair’s to Mary’s Kitchen e-liquids about three years ago as a way to save money and start a bit of a health kick. Since vaping, I have felt significantly better about my personal […]


When children spend about half as much time outdoors as their parents did when they were young, it is more important than ever to encourage kids to go outside. Backpacking is a classic, all-American pastime that can draw kids out of the house and into nature and the fresh air, but only if the first trip out […]


How To Save Money On Hotels in 2017

by Audrey on February 26, 2017

Hotel room

Just a few years ago there were a lot of websites advertising that they could help visitors save money on the price of hotels. While these sites still exist, they aren’t necessarily that helpful, because they often have the same prices listed as every other travel site online. It may be discouraging when you’re trying […]


11 Beach Destinations for Your 2017 Vacation

by Audrey on February 20, 2017

Regardless of your progress on your 2017 resolutions, summer is coming, which means you need to start planning your warm season getaway before it’s too late. Fortunately, the folks at Travel+Leisure have already compiled their list of the 50 latest and greatest travel destinations for the year, and there are more than enough coastal paradises […]


Being away from your family for extended periods of time can take its toll on your relationships: there’s the stress of traveling and hearing about all of the great things happening back home and the worry that they are getting along just fine without you. But it doesn’t have to be so bad. There are […]


How to travel across Canada by car on a budget

by Audrey on February 4, 2017

Road trip

If you have never seen certain parts of Canada, and you have a few weeks where you are not working or going to school, you may want to plan a cross-country road trip. One of the first things you need to do is pick the right season. Going on a road trip across Canada in […]


Bike rider

Bikepacking is a combination of biking and backpacking in the wilderness. You grab your best bike, find a wooded trail and head out for a few days of riding and relaxing. It can be a very fulfilling adventure, but there are also many things you need to think about before you take off. Since you […]


Must-Have Equipment for Nature Photographers

by Audrey on January 2, 2017

Nothing is more breathtaking for a hiking enthusiast than the view from up the mountains. If you want to make mountain photography your niche, you’ve got to invest in the right gear so that you can focus on the actual shooting process. Aside from the basic hiking gear such as backpack, sleeping bag, and maps, […]