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Women in Backpacking: What you Need to Know While Traveling Solo
Female Adventure Travel: Is it Safe to Brave it Alone? When you’re a female solo backpacker, you are going to hear the question, “Is it safe?” a lot. In fact, some
How Mindfulness Enhances Backpacking
Mindful Travel: Peace in a Noisy World We’re slowly learning to disconnect from our digital devices and reconnect with ourselves. In the digital age, it’s getting more and more difficult to
Backpacking: 5 Reasons to Drop Everything and Hit the Road
Backpacking: Is that even a thing anymore? Right after my college graduation in 1993, everyone talked about backpacking through Europe. It was a rite of passage started by the “hippies” in
The Timing of a Rainbow
Although I have traveled to Holland several times, I had never seen the fields of tulips until this past April. On this visit to my ancestral home with my daughters
How to Really Learn History
You can read hundreds of books, but nothing replaces seeing, breathing and feeling history. In Monument Valley, Arizona, the monuments or sandstone buttes stand in the landscape like teachers waiting for