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3 Tips And Ideas For A Unique Camping Experience

One of the fondest memories of people growing up come from camping with family and friends. You just can’t help but smile whenever you think about the fun times you had whenever you go camping.

Even if you’re not a fan of outdoors, you can still enjoy camping and make the same memories with your family today. The key is to put some time and effort into planning your camping activities so that it can be a memorable, fun, safe, and stress-free experience for everyone.

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A Guide to Booking Flights on a Budget

When traveling on a budget, a good start is to start with finding a flight to your destination. Flights are always the most considerable single expense in a travel budget. Knowing where to look for and booking inexpensive flights at any time and from any location will save quite a lot of money...allowing you to travel for longer!

A Guide to Booking Flights on a Budget

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Food Tours Kelowna Launches The Okanagan Food Show Podcast

As they await a full re-opening of our beloved BC food scene, Food Tours Kelowna has taken it upon themselves to keep supporting local with The Okanagan Food Show podcast (available on Apple, Google, Spotify, iHeart Radio and more podcast platforms). Murissa and Taryn Shalapata, co-founders of Food Tours Kelowna and sisters, provide unfiltered banter about local eats, drinks, and interview the unique personalities behind the Okanagan food and wine scene.

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Read This: Hidden Gems of the Northern Great Lakes: A Trail and Paddling Guide

We are SO excited to share an extraordinary new book by writer, photographer, and paddler Madeline Marquardt, entitled Hidden Gems of the Northern Great Lakes: A Trail and Paddling Guide. She has worked as a sea kayaking guide in the Apostle Islands, English teacher in Armenia, and paddled and hiked extensively throughout the Lake Superior Reg

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Travel is about the Journey: Climbing Kilimanjaro

 

More people have climbed Kilimanjaro than one might imagine. I asked everyone I could what they knew about Kili. After much well-intended but useless advice, Sue, a client of mine, provided some crucial tips: “It’s freezing on the top. Bring the warmest clothes you have.” She shivered in remembrance. 

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Top Five Hidden Gems in Michigan for Hikers and Paddlers

Publisher's note: We absolutely LOVE this book. Click here to read our author interview! 

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Discover Canada: a Traveller’s Guide

So you’re thinking of taking a trip to the Great White North, eh? Great choice! Canada is full of unforgettable experiences waiting to happen.

Of course, being the second-biggest country on Earth means that it’s unrealistic to think of Canada as just one destination. The landscapes, culture, towns and cities, and even the language vary across its 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles). And that’s before we get to the dramatic difference between visiting in summer and winter.

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Motorcycle Camping Gear: 10 Must-Have Items

These days, camping isn't a monolithic experience. You can go primitive camping, RV camping, even "glamping," or luxury camping. 

For the dedicated motorcyclist, those remote stretches of road can lead to excellent camping sites. Also, with these 10 essentials, you'll have what you need for a successful camping trip.

Motorcycle on a winding road in the mountains. From Motorcycle Camping Gear: 10 Must-Have Items

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#VolunteerAbroadBecause ... You'll Make Meaningful Connections

Madeline Marquardt is a writer, photographer, and paddler currently based in Grand Marais, Minnesota. She has worked as a sea kayaking guide in the Apostle Islands, English teacher in Armenia, and paddled and hiked extensively throughout the Lake Superior Region and state of Michigan. You can find her at madelinemarquardt.com, where she writes about the outdoors and adventure travel.

History Comes Alive at Colorado’s Vista Verde Ranch

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Apr 13, 2021 / 0 comments

As we drove on the long driveway, bounded by deep mounds of snow, leading into Colorado’s Vista Verde Ranch, I admired the pristine beauty of the dude ranch’s spectacular location, approximately 25 miles north of Steamboat Springs. I simultaneously began to wonder about the original settlers who were compelled to reside in this remote wilderness which is now surrounded mostly by the Routt National Forest.

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