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The best place to swim – Lakes vs. Pools
Guest Blogger / Outdoor+Travel

The best place to swim – Lakes vs. Pools

Aah summer. A time of barbeques, sunshine, hiking, and enjoying the long, warm days. Something that I look forward to every year is finally being able to shed those winter layers and get out to a body of water for some r & r. Going swimming is one of the [...]

Meditation 101
Relax and be healthy

Meditation 101

Our tag line, Relax… isn’t just a happy accident. Studies show that relaxation changes our bodies on a genetic level for the better – including a boost in genes that fight disease, ease pain and protect us from infertility. It also helps to release higher levels of feel-good chemicals like [...]

Beauty of the States
Guest Blogger

Beauty of the States

Beauty of the States – a 2013 Roadtrip We find Solace in nature By Joshua B. Newcity It has been a long year; and, we’ve planned a magnificent roadtrip! On May 24th, 2013, the adventure begins. My partner in life (Ashley Shotwell), her hard-working/fun-loving grandmother (Catherine Reese) and myself (Joshua [...]

Five Apps To Make Adventures More Awesome
Guest Blogger / Outdoors Tips

Five Apps To Make Adventures More Awesome

By Ted Levin Any backpacker knows that one of the best parts of venturing into the backcountry is escaping from the world. Whether that’s escaping from the 24 hour news cycle, the unavoidable occurrence of a ringing cell phone, or just the world altogether, hiking deep into the wilderness in [...]

Songs for New Adventures
Guest Blogger / Hammock Culture

Songs for New Adventures

Sunlight beats down on you as you speed down the highway. You stretch your arm through the open window, resting your elbow on the door and letting your fingers curl and uncurl in the wind. Your other hand softly taps the steering wheel in time to the music; hopeful lyrics [...]