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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Safety in the French Quarter of New Orleans

The French Quarter is one of the hottest tourist destinations of New Orleans (or NOLA) but it also has a reputation for being a place that is not always the safest as well. I went on a trip to NOLA in December last year and loved the French Quarter and wished I had more time […]

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Is first Class Worth It?

As someone who usually travels coach, I had always wanted to fly first class. I found a really good deal on first class when I flew from here in the Pacific Northwest to New Orleans in December and decided to take them up on their offer at Delta. When I priced out the costs including […]

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10 Must See Places in the French Quarter

Even if you have never been to New Orleans, you have probably heard about the French Quarter. The French Quarter is one of the oldest parts of the city and this country as a whole and is rich in history and cultural surprises. There’s museums, amazing architecture, blow-your-mind food, and creepy voodoo spots. There are […]

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Best Western Bayou Inn of New Orleans (review)

I had the pleasure of traveling to New Orleans in December and while there were many great choices for hotels in the area, I was on a budget and that meant I needed to find a hotel that would work for it. I wasn’t willing to stay somewhere that was super cheap as I would […]

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