Posts in Category: the abcs

10 Foods That You Should Never Go Camping Without:

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Do you love spending time in the wilderness?

Whether you are camping, hiking, biking, or climbing, you will not make it far unless you have the right foods to fill your belly.

There are many books written about people that found themselves in some far off place and survived by hunting, fishing, and foraging. Hunting, fishing, and foraging (for wild fruits & vegetables) is a great way to do a little “grocery shopping” in the wild, but these techniques should only be depended on if you are an expert with enough experience to bet your life on.

So how can you carry enough food to last you for more than a week in the wilderness? (more…)


Top 10 Reasons To Love Solo Travel

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It’s happened to most of us at some point or another.

After a crazy year of working or studying you finally scrape up enough money for that awesome vacation that you need so badly. You begin to plan and then spread the word to your friends, family and anyone that you could potentially imagine yourself happily spending an enjoyable time with. Everyone has comments and well wishes but whether it be for lack of time, money, or interest your vacation is inching closer and your traveling status is still “solo”.

What should you do?

A) Cancel the trip?

B) Reschedule?

C) Make adjustments where needed, smile, and enjoy the freedom of traveling solo!

Any real travel blazer should undoubtedly put their fears aside, hold their head high and embrace option “C”!

The thought of traveling solo might


“Wild”: The Movie Reveiw

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Have you ever seen a movie and felt as if it were actually speaking to you on a personal level?

The motion picture (adapted from the book) , Wild, is an AMAZING movie (and life story) that speaks with the heart of life and identifies with the wandering spirit inside of us all! (more…)


5 Easy Steps To Choose Healthy Foods In a 3rd World Country

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As a traveler in a third world country choosing the right food to eat can literally make or break a vacation. If one is cautious and follows the steps listed below they will be more likely to spend their vacation in the sun rather than in their bed. (more…)


The ABC’S Of Cruises

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For most of history man has used ships to explore the four corners of the globe. In days of old, people would say goodbye to their families, board huge wooden sailboats, and sail away to strange new lands. Today we have many more options for transportation, yet there’s still something oddly romantic about packing your bags sailing  into the horizon. Have you ever seen a cruise promotion and considered trying it out?

Perhaps you should. (more…)


The 5 Step Plan For An Awesome Budget Day Trip

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Planning a trip can be at least half the fun as the trip itself. In my experience there are 4 main types of trips: Backpacking, budget day trips, luxury, and cruises. Keep in mind that all of these options have the potential for adventure.

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Six Easy Steps To Plan Your Backpacking Adventure

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Six Easy Steps To Plan Your Backpacking Adventure

Planning a trip can be at least half the fun as the trip itself. In my experience there are 4 main types of trips: Backpacking, budget day trips, luxury, and  cruises. Keep in mind that all of these options have the potential for adventure. Let’s begin with my personal favorite – backpacking.

Step 1

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How To Pick The Best Travel Destination For You

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Its that time of year again to pack your bags and head for the  hills.

Which hills?

For some, selecting the right travel destination may be a no brainer, while others are banging their heads on the wall trying to find the best place for their family to drop a  few green dollars and have the time of their lives. For me, it’s  important that the chosen destination will be a  place that I can look back on and smile because I had that special  experience that I’ll never  forget.

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