Solo Travel Tips for Women

I went on my first solo travel trip just a few months ago at the age of 34. I will admit, many younger women are much braver than I and they have done solo trips in their 20’s. Because I have some health issues, as well as anxiety about traveling alone, it took me a […]

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7 Tips for Traveling with Chronic Pain

This post has been sponsored by Healing Arts Garden. All opinions are my own. I have been dealing with chronic pain for many years. This has caused me some major issues over the years with travel time no matter how I choose to get somewhere whether it be car, plane or bus. Fortunately, it has […]

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Bear Safety When Hiking

This post contains affiliate links. I grew up in Montana. This means I was told from a young age how to avoid ending up face to face with a bear. I can say in all my years of doing outdoor activities, I never have. Just in case I ever do, though, I also know some […]

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How to Camp for Free or Nearly Free

This title can be a bit misleading as it’s nearly impossible to camp entirely for free when you include supplies, equipment and food, but this post will show you how to find free camping sites as well as the discounts that are available for certain groups of individuals at the National and State Park level. […]

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How to Get Discounts at National and State Parks

There are so many parks to explore in the US that are run by state and national governments. Most states actually have hundreds to choose from. Depending on what state you are in will determine how you pay to get into these parks. In Montana, we paid an amount on our vehicle registration to get […]

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Spring Hiking Tips

I just took my first hike of the season and it really reset my soul. We had such a long and depressing winter here in the Pacific Northwest. It was never ending snow and the grey skies really did a number on my happiness.I was so happy when I started seeing green grass and buds […]

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8 Eco Activities for Earth Day for Adults

Earth Day is on April 22. For me, since I am such an outdoor and nature enthusiast, Earth Day is an important day about Eco-education and more so for getting out into mother nature and enjoying her and taking all of the beauty in. It is also a day to examine how we can reduce […]

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5 Reasons Budget Travel is Better

Being that my travel companions and I have never been the type to have a bunch of money, we have always taken budget traveling trips. I used to pine after having almost unlimited funds to spend on trips, feeling like I was missing out on so much by not being able to afford to do […]

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Skin Soothing DIY Chafing Salve

For your convenience,this post contains affiliate links. You may purchase from them to help us keep the adventures coming. With all of the hikes I have been on, one of my biggest concerns is trying to head off pain that will come later. I suffer from chronic pain, but I also happen to be a […]

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How to Find the Best Hiking Trails

I love to hike. I am not an expert, though. Because of this, I often don’t know where to go to find the best trails that fit my level, especially if I am not near where I live. Ideally, I would love to hike all over the world at some point, but that means figuring […]

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