Backpacking in the 21st Century – Technology in the Wilderness

“Getting away from it all” means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For some, it may mean getting away from screens. For others, it just means looking at the screens you want to, instead of the screens you have to, surrounded by all the natural beauty you can find.

Since everyone seeks solace in nature differently, we’re looking at some of the most tech-forward camping gear out there. Some of this gear makes the camping experience more streamlined. Some reduce the environmental impact of backpacking. And some of it’s just plain cool, and that’s worth mentioning, too!

Top 5 Safest Destinations to Travel during the Coronavirus Pandemic

After months of confinement and chaos, several countries across Europe have successfully come out of the coronavirus crisis. Consequently, these countries are opening borders, lifting travel bans, and welcoming travelers from across the world with open arms. 

In their bid to ensure safe travel for visitors, these countries are implementing a myriad of hygiene practices. Innovative concepts like air bridges, holiday corridors, etc. are helping relief-seeking travelers to enjoy a good summer holiday with their peers. 

In this post, we will talk about the top 5 destinations that are safe to travel to during this global pandemic. We will also talk about what safety measures are being taken in these countries to ensure travelers’ wellbeing. 

Hiking and Sight-seeing with Kids Along Minnesota’s North Shore

A few years back I had heard about a map leading people through all of Minnesota’s waterfalls and was super intrigued. I had grown up splashing around and climbing rocks along the North Shore but was totally unaware of a waterfall treasure hunt! As we explored the falls, we realized just how many amazing hikes and views are available on Minnesota’s North Shore. However, people would tell us our kids “couldn’t make the hike” in certain locations. Since I’m kind of a stubborn pain in the ass so I ignored these comments. But I realized, maybe having a mini guide for parents would be nice. So, after exploring all of the sites and hiking locations, I’ve put together a go-to guide for parents when it comes to planning a trip along the North Shore.

Ditching the All-Inclusive Resorts for a Bigger World View

As I was walking through Minnesota’s North Shore trails, I started thinking back on the person I was 10 years ago. The person who took the perfect photos on the beach with a brand new Victoria’s Secret swimsuit. Multiple new swimsuits. One for each day. I looked down at my dirty hiking boots and realized that girl is gone. An overwhelming feeling of thanks and gratitude took over. Just like I once hid behind perfect clothes and well-done hair, I had once hidden behind the all-inclusive resort and the false sense of security it offered.

Cute, In Style, High-Quality Hiking Boots for Women

I’m not going to lie, I was born both an outdoorsy girl that also cares very deeply about what shoes she puts on her feet. Yes, I want comfort, but also…it has to look aesthetically pleasing. Judge if you must, that’s who I am. And, now after months of researching hiking boots, I’ve decided to share my findings with others just like me. Here is a compilation of cute, stylish hiking boots for women that are still high-quality and will get the job done!

13 Ways to Camp for Free in the USA

I grew up loving camping. In fact I was one of those adults who believed anyone who owned an RV was not actually camping. Which, honestly, I still believe. (That might be obvious since you know we camp out of a minivan.) However, I have definitely come to appreciate the amazing benefits of an RV. But, if you are looking to save a little, and sacrifice a few luxuries, I have compiled an amazing list of 13 ways you can camp for free in the good ‘ol USA.