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How to Handle a Bear Encounter

How to Handle a Bear Encounter
While attacks are rare, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Learn how to avoid and react to an encounter on the hiking trail. Bear attacks on humans are rare, but encountering one during a hiking or camping trip in the wild can be frightening, which is why it’s important to know how to react—or...

What to Pack for a Patagonia Adventure

What to Pack for a Patagonia Adventure
Before taking off for the rugged South American adventure paradise, find out what to pack to make this dream journey one to remember. The wind-swept wilderness of Patagonia is high on many travelers’ lists, and for good reason. With some of South America’s most jaw-dropping natural wonders, like...

5 Steps to Starting a Travel Blog

5 Steps to Starting a Travel Blog
So you’re considering starting a blog to document your travels, huh? Here’s the lowdown on where and how to begin. If you’re a frequent traveler, you may have considered starting a travel blog to share your stories, enlighten readers about other cultures, and allow friends and strangers to live...

Where to Go Snowshoeing: Top Spots in North America

Where to Go Snowshoeing: Top Spots in North America
Snowshoeing has become one of North America’s fastest-growing winter sports. Whether you’d prefer to compete in a snowshoe race or just spend a couple hours meandering through the forest, we can suggest an ideal snowshoeing location for you. Snowshoeing doesn’t offer the extreme thrills of...

Best Places to Visit in February and March

Best Places to Visit in February and March
Looking to get away during the coldest winter months? Whether you’re into relaxing on the beach or seeing the Northern Lights, we’ve got some February and March vacation suggestions. February and March are typically associated with snow, ice, and bone-chilling cold. What better time to leave home...

What to Do in Bali: 5 Can't-Miss Adventures

What to Do in Bali: 5 Can't-Miss Adventures
From snorkeling to mountain climbing to visiting holy temples, the Indonesian island of Bali offers plenty of awesome experiences. Check out our list of must-do adventures. With its inviting pristine beaches and heavy doses of nature and culture, the Indonesian island province of Bali has a variety...

Affordable Winter Getaways: 5 Places to Escape The Polar Vortex

Affordable Winter Getaways: 5 Places to Escape The Polar Vortex
If the frigid temps of winter have you itching to get away, consider visiting any of these affordable, exciting, culturally-rich destinations. When the chill of winter hits, there’s nothing frequent travelers love more than fleeing to a warmer place with flip-flops and sunglasses in their suitcase...

America's Top Snowboarding Destinations

America's Top Snowboarding Destinations
Whether you’re an experienced snowboarder or a newbie to the sport, these six spots across America always provide plenty of powder and groomed terrain. Long before the X Games and the Winter Olympics made it a mainstream sport, snowboarding had developed a community of enthusiasts that appreciate...

Creative Uses for Duffel Bags

Creative Uses for Duffel Bags
From storage to moving, the versatile duffel can be used for more than just travel. Duffels may not be as visually appealing as shiny, new-wheeled suitcases or as rugged as the ORV Trunk , but they’re super-reliable and versatile, too. Many travelers carry duffel bags as carry-on luggage because...

4 Free Things to Do in Austin, Texas

4 Free Things to Do in Austin, Texas
Put away your wallet, because Austin, Texas has a wealth of free activities for outdoors enthusiasts, political junkies, and lovers of art and culture. Austin, Texas has one of the widest ranges of free things to do in any U.S. city. Strap on some cowboy boots and explore historical sites,...

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