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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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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How to Fly First Class for Cheap

Flying has, in some ways gotten cheaper and in other ways, the prices have gone up. First class is one of those coveted seats that most everyone wonders if they will ever be able to fly in style and comfort in that part of the cabin. For a lot of flights, first class can be […]

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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans

I have to say, I am always fascinated by the world under the sea so aquariums are something I love to go to, although I haven’t had much of a chance to go to many. I did, however get a chance to go to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans when I […]

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Tick Prevention and How to Remove Ticks

I hate ticks. Not only because they are disgusting little creatures, but because they cause so much disease. They also seem to love me as I find one on me almost every times I go out in the woods. Just a few weeks ago, Spencer and I went out to a wildlife refuge and as […]

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Easy Trail Mix Recipes

Every hiker knows how delicious trail mix is. For me, trail mix is one of the best snacks on the trail and off because it contains so many wonderful flavors and just the right balance. The truth is, though, that many commercially available trail mixes contain too much sugar or preservatives and this is less […]

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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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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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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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How to Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

As the weather gets a little bit warmer and the Spring and Summer months get us excited to get on the road, make sure your car is ready too! There is nothing like a road trip that goes nowhere. Here are some great tips on what to do to get your car road trip ready. […]

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