How to Shop for an Ethical Souvenir

How to Shop for an Ethical Souvenir

By Erin Reynolds

Whether you are staying close to home this summer (thanks a lot, COVID), or headed out on a socially distant adventure, how you spend your money has a big impact on the community around you. Being mindful of how to shop for an moral souvenir is a great way to be supportive of communities in a sustainable way.

Here are some tips for purchasing ethical souvenirs on your next vacation!

How to Shop for an Ethical Souvenir:

Shop local

Support local artisans: It can be hard to figure out if a product is made locally, so read more

Hilarious Yelp Reviews of Top U.S. Destinations + Printable Travel Posters

Hilarious Yelp Reviews of Top U.S. Destinations

Hilarious Yelp Reviews of Top U.S. Destinations: Have a laugh!

By Julia Morrissey

Iconic U.S. attractions like the White House in Washington D.C., Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, and the Empire State Building in New York City are certainly well known places, but are they worth all the hype? Some visitors took to Yelp to say not so much. Some of the comments left by disappointed visitors were actually so funny that Apartment Guide went ahead and put them on read more

Camping in Cooler Climates

Camping in cooler climates

By Lisa Bohler

Camping often includes warm, summer weather. In many parts of the country, though, cool temps are common most months out of the year. And in higher elevations of the Rockies, or in the Northwoods, it isn’t uncommon to have lows dip into the 40s or even the higher 30s all summer long.

Staying outdoors when the temperatures do not drop below the lower 70s and staying outdoors where the temperatures plummet to just above freezing are totally different experiences.

There are a lot of read more

Hike Like a Lady

Hike Like A Lady

Essential Tips Every Girl Must Know Being Out In The Wilderness.

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By Meredith Hayes

Hiking has become a popular way of spending our leisure time. However, women not so seldom face a hostile scenario when they are alone on the trail.

There is a belief that a woman can’t survive on a more problematic hiking routes. Is that true? Everything depends on how you prepare yourself before starting off.

Today we will share several important and handy suggestions on how to prep yourself for the best trip of your life!

What to Consider Before Setting Off

If you want your journey to be safe read more

The Natural Beauty surrounding Trollstigen Norway

Trollstigen Norway

By Nicole Anderson

Driving up the western coast of Norway, there is certainly no shortage of beautiful scenery to enjoy. In fact, I don’t recall many instances at all during our whole trip, where there weren’t stunning natural vistas everywhere you looked.

However, there is one section of highway situated slightly inland that is famous as an engineering feat and driving challenge amidst a majestic natural landscape. I am referring to ‘Trollstigen’.

What is Trollstigen Norway?

Trollstigen translates read more

COVID-19 Brings Large Operational Changes to Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

By Jessica Shouse

Rocky Mountain National Park

Nestled in the quaint mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado, this park holds a very special place in my heart. I am blessed to live only about an hour away and also to have a job that takes me into town frequently. The beauty and splendor of Rocky’s peaks, waterfalls and lakes is unmatched. Rocky boasts breathtaking views of the Continental Divide and the famous Long’s Peak, which can be seen throughout the park. At over 12,000 ft above sea level, Rocky is famous for the highest, read more

Women Living Off The Land

Women Living Off The Land is doable

And Things to Consider Before Doing So

By Dawn Greer

Women know inherently that anything that boys can do, we can do as well, if not better. While women don’t have the brute strength that is sometimes required for certain jobs, they have the ability to organize and think outside of the box in ways that enable them to get jobs done without muscles. My father used to tell me, “If you work smart, you don’t have to work hard.” This is true and I learn more about what he meant with each day that goes by.

So, while you may not be able read more

Skin Care with Colorado Aromatics

Colorado Aromatics products

By Sara Baird

Excellent Sensory Experience with No Fuss

When I was asked to review products from Colorado Aromatics, including a knuckle balm, I hesitated. I can’t say that I diligently use beauty products but I only had to give my hands a quick glance to say sure. As a teacher in the midst of flu season with news of Covid-19 just emerging, my over-washed and sanitized hands were a mess and I was hoping for some relief.

Colorado Aromatics designs skincare products using herbs from their certified naturally grown farm to address the skincare read more

Camping essentials when pregnant

Camping essentials when pregnant

By Shahin Akash

How do you feel about sleeping outside at night? It’s exciting, isn’t it? It is always more thrilling when staying up in the hills or even in a jungle. Probably, that’s why people like to go camping, hiking, hunting, travelling and so on.

Do you want to have such thrilling experiences? Can’t go because of pregnancy? You might think pregnancy creates a restriction in going camping, but that’s not the truth at all. Instead, being out in nature is good for the health of read more

13 Best Essentials for Family Road Trips

13 Best Essentials for Family Road Trips

By Rachel Green

Road tripping is always adventurous and fun, not just getting it from starting point to the endpoint, but to watch the hidden beauty of nature, which you will never get if you fly. However, the road trip comes with many challenges and inconveniences, the maximum time it is costly.

To make your road trip easier with your family, we are bringing you the top 13 essentials to pick for your trip and why those items are necessary for your journey.

Top 13 Essentials for Family Road Trips

  1. An Infant Car Seat:

If you have a cute baby and read more

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