[Review] Rumpl Puffy High Performance Blanket Designed for the Outdoor Industry

[Review] Rumpl Puffy High Performance Blanket Designed for the Outdoor Industry

I recently discovered a new product called the Rumpl. One day I was checking my Instagram and noticed Rumpl liked one of my photos. I’m always looking out for new and cool outdoor products and after checking out their account and website, I knew I had to try one as I’ve never seen a product like Rumpl before. Here is my detailed review of the Rumpl blanket. Enjoy! First Impressions The... »

7 Hot Tourist Destinations in Maine

7 Hot Tourist Destinations in Maine

Maine is one of the most scenic states in America. It is the northeastern most state bordering Canada to the east. The beauty of this part of the country is seen through its nature reserves and parks. These are among the tourist attractions that bring vacationers from around the world to Maine. Those who love the great outdoors and awe-inspiring landscapes, find exciting things to do here. There a... »

Suisse Sport Adventurer Mummy Ultra-Compactable Sleeping Bag Review

Suisse Sport Adventurer Mummy Ultra-Compactable Sleeping Bag Review

Looking to buy a small and compact sleeping bag? Perhaps the Suisse Sport Adventurer Mummy Ultra-Compactable Sleeping Bag  is right for you! Today I just received this sleeping bag and wanted to do an unboxing of it and review what I think. I like that it also comes with a compression stuff sack which usually retails for at least $10. This sleeping bag can be purchased on amazon for a little under... »

Gandalf the Cat Goes on Epic Adventures That Will Inspire You to Travel

Gandalf the Cat Goes on Epic Adventures That Will Inspire You to Travel

Meet Gandalf, a 2-year-old Siberian cat currently living in California. This feisty feline is on a fearless mission to explore the world one paw at a time. Unlike Gandalf from the popular movie, Lord of the Rings, this creature enjoys the more simple things in life such as watching birds, camping and dancing. He also doesn’t need to fight off mean orcs! Gandalf is quite the cat celebrity on ... »

[Review] Hobo Hammock – Perfect Camping/Travel Hammock For The Socially Conscious

[Review] Hobo Hammock – Perfect Camping/Travel Hammock For The Socially Conscious

A couple weeks ago I was followed by an instagram account called Hobo Hammocks and was intrigued by their message. I’ve recently gotten into hammocking as a way to relax and enjoy time outside. Hobo Hammocks is a hammock company that helps the homeless. How? For every hammock you purchase from Hobo Hammocks, you provide a delicious meal to someone who is homeless. Each purchase includes: 1 P... »

How To Explore San Francisco By Bike

How To Explore San Francisco By Bike

San Francisco is a mecca for bikers, with millions of trails, roads, and bike paths that lead bikers everywhere, from the coast to the redwoods and into the foothills of the mountains. While it would take years to bike every route in the Bay Area, these few stick out as the best way to start exploring the city with two wheels instead of four. 1. Golden Gate Park to Fort Funston While some of San F... »

How to: Choosing the Right Boots for Fishing

How to: Choosing the Right Boots for Fishing

Any successful fishing trip starts with the right equipment. When you think about what you’ll need for your trip, be sure to consider more than just your rods and reels. Look down! Look way down…to your feet. Do you have the right kind of footwear for the job? Without the right fishing boots, you’ll be uncomfortable and possibly even unsafe. If you don’t protect your feet from the elements and giv... »

A Must Have for Any Travellers: Itinerary Tracking Apps

A Must Have for Any Travellers: Itinerary Tracking Apps

As a regular international business traveller, I would often find myself having several flights booked for different dates and times. Keeping up with all the information was beginning to become a bit difficult. I was currently using a day planner for my needs, however it was not easy to track upcoming events, all the meetings I needed to attend and other important travel factors. A colleague of mi... »

Choosing the Right Gifts for the Costa Rican Fisherman in Your Life

Choosing the Right Gifts for the Costa Rican Fisherman in Your Life

With all of the stress most people have in their lives, finding a way to relieve is should be a top concern. The more stress you have in your life, the more at risk you are for developing a host of different diseases and health conditions. In order to relieve the stress in your life, you will need to find a hobby that takes your mind off of things. For most people, fishing is one of the best ways ... »

[Review] Myles Apparel: Build For People On the Move

[Review] Myles Apparel: Build For People On the Move

So I first heard about Myles Apparel and their Everyday Short from Tim Ferriss. Tim Ferriss is an American author, entrepreneur, angel investor, and public speaker. His is most notably recognized for writing his New York Times best selling book, The 4-Hour Work Week. When he mentioned the Myles Everday Short, I knew that I had to try them. As a person always on the move myself, I was curious what ... »

Learning How To DJ: Cloud 9 Living Allows You To Purchase or Gift Amazing Experiences

Learning How To DJ: Cloud 9 Living Allows You To Purchase or Gift Amazing Experiences

I recently came across this site called Cloud9Living.com and was instantly intrigued by their offering. Upon first glance it reminded me of a Groupon/Living Social like website but instead of services or products, they offered personalized experiences. Cloud9Living allows you to gift experiences rather than goods. It’s their believe (and mine as well) that a gift should be more meaningful th... »

[Review] BYRD Hairdo Product – The Ultimate Surfer Hair Product

[Review] BYRD Hairdo Product – The Ultimate Surfer Hair Product

I haven’t really reviewed a product like this but was given the product to try and absolutely fell in love. Let me take a step back and tell you a little bit about myself. My name is Ryan and I love to surf. BYRD Hairdo Products is a California based hair product company that makes a whole bunch of products to make you look your best. A lot of my readers are adventure seekers on the go, livi... »

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Exploring the Grandiose Temples of Bangkok, Thailand in under a Day

Exploring the Grandiose Temples of Bangkok, Thailand in under a Day

If there’s one thing that I admire about Bangkok, it would have to be the city’s rich heritage. I was in awe when I first visited the Land of Smiles. Even the Suvarnabhumi Airport had traces of Thailand’s intricate and towering statues. The display of artworks in the airport was simply a sight for sore eyes. Truly, Bangkok is a must-see destination in Asia. A trip to this city won’t be complete wi... »

Langly Alpha Pro Camera Bag Review

Langly Alpha Pro Camera Bag Review

When I think of camera bags, I think of those ugly black fabric bags that tourists use. They prioritize function over fashion or style. They don’t look all that great and I rarely bring one with me on my travels as most of them are not multi-functions. The Langly Alpha Pro is the complete opposite. “World War II is an obsession of mine, and for some reason rucksacks are really hot right now,... »

[ALERT] Virgin America 8-Hour Sale with $38 One-way Flights

[ALERT] Virgin America 8-Hour Sale with $38 One-way Flights

Virgin America, Travel + Leisure’s Best Domestic Airline for the eighth year in a yow announced today their biggest deal of the year wit fares from $38 each way. Book before 5pm (PST) today for flights between September 9th, 2015 to February 10th 2016. Here are some sample fares you can book today! San Francisco -> Las Vegas $48 San Francisco -> Los Angeles $58 San Francisco -> Seat... »

5 Must Experience Hikes in Ontario, Canada

5 Must Experience Hikes in Ontario, Canada

Looking to do some exciting hikes in the east coast of the United States? Here are 5 great recommendations of places to go! 1) Bat Lake, Algonquin Park Located in Algonquin Park, Bat Lake Trail is definitely a trail to visit. Don’t let the name fool you, this trail is beautiful and serene. It is the perfect trail for a family hike. To take advantage of the colours of the Ontario fall season, it’s ... »

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15 of the Best Bicycle Blogs

15 of the Best Bicycle Blogs

In honor of the new bike season nearly upon us, I’ve picked out a selection of 15 of my favourite bike blogs – in no particular order – for your viewing pleasure. There are countless fantastic sites to be enjoyed, so here are just a few I found to be informative, entertaining, or just simply visually appealing but sure to inspire. 1) Bicycling Magazine Why We Like It: Road biking... »

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This Is the Best USA Roadtrip Plan According to Science

This Is the Best USA Roadtrip Plan According to Science

Discovery News partnered with Randy Olson, a doctoral candidate at Michigan State University, to plan the perfect American road trip. The idea behind this trip map is that you can essentially hop on at any point on the line and start your trip. This map plans to hit most of the major US landmarks so you won’t miss anything important and worth seeing while you’re on your epic adventure.... »

Why You Should Embark On An Unusual Journey…Today!

Why You Should Embark On An Unusual Journey…Today!

A great way to open or expand personal horizons is by exploring various kinds of ideas for travel. A terrific way to discover spectacular destinations is by embarking on unusual journeys. These journeys can be doing something adventurous, like skydiving, or simply travelling to unique destinations to experience different perspectives on living. Learning the particular characteristics of how locals... »

How to Do Your Laundry While Traveling

How to Do Your Laundry While Traveling

Traveling and doing laundry are two things that should be done separately. However, if you like living out of a backpack, you are bound to do your laundry from time to time. No mater if you only have two T-shirts and two pairs of pants, you still need to keep them clean. Contrary to what many people think, travelers are not some stinky wanderers to whom personal hygiene is nothing but a nasty habi... »

Finding The Sun Pilgrims of Konark, India

Finding The Sun Pilgrims of Konark, India

On my recent visit to the Sun Temple at Konark, I was expecting some surprises at the temples decorations; after all, it is covered with over 100,000 twelve-inch high, stone-carved interpretations of that oh-so famous instruction booklet — the Karma Sutra. And I was right: the giraffes and dogs in compromising positions were quite astonishing. However, the half-a-million sun worshipers that turned... »

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Discover a Fresh Way to Fly in the First Ever Dreamliner 787-9 

Discover a Fresh Way to Fly in the First Ever Dreamliner 787-9 

The key to a successful adventure is how we approach the various ways we can travel to our destinations. When we travel by airplane, we hope the experience stays stress-free. Comfort and maintaining a worry-free mindset are imperative parts of having a great in-flight experience. With the addition of a new aircraft to their impressive fleet, Air New Zealand is changing the way we approach flying. ... »

What to See and Explore in Iloilo City in under a Day

What to See and Explore in Iloilo City in under a Day

Before Cebu City was given the nickname “Queen City of the South”, Iloilo City was the first one to ever hold the title. But other than that, the province is more popularly known for being the home of Dinagyang Festival (a festival that happens every 4th Sunday of January, which honors the Santo Niño and the arrival of the Malay settlers in Panay). It’s also a tourist destination that boasts of it... »

Top 10 Iconic Destinations in the World

Top 10 Iconic Destinations in the World

The beauty of nature in conjunction with man’s artistry in architecture provides exhilarating scenery worth enjoying. Below is a list of the top ten destinations that are deemed iconic and worth paying a visit from lonely Antarctica to the historical Taj mahal in India to the Plains of Africa in the Serengeti. Antarctica It is the least explored continent in the world and therefore the wilde... »

7 Top Hidden Budget Travel Destinations

7 Top Hidden Budget Travel Destinations

The great thing about the internet is that you’re now able to source the cheapest flights, hotels or package deals around. Previously you would have needed to trundle down to the travel agents and get roped into a sales pitch, but nowadays you can do everything online. Add to that the huge choice of destinations, budget travel has never been so appealing, affordable and achievable. Inspiration is ... »

What to see and explore in Guimaras Island in under a day

What to see and explore in Guimaras Island in under a day

Guimaras is a 4th class island province that is located in the Western Visayas area of the Philippines. Also recognized as the City of Golden Mangoes (known to have the sweetest-tasting mangoes in the Philippines), the region is also located between Negros and Panay. It’s also a 15-minute boat ride from Iloilo City’s Parola wharf. You can definitely see and explore several of the island’s tourist ... »

Hiking Death Valley

Hiking Death Valley

Around me lay an ocean of sand dunes, broken now and then by scrub brush and solitary petrified branches, which I was using as trail markers. I stared behind me trying to locate the previous lone dead tree trunk I had passed, but it was lost in an expanse of quartz crystals. As I stood on the slope of my hill, the warmth seared through the bottom of my hiking boots until I felt I was walking on to... »

33 Most Hilarious Travel Related Memes

33 Most Hilarious Travel Related Memes

It’s that time again for some hilarious travel related memes! After the overwhelming popularity of our other meme article, The 50 Best Study Abroad Memes I’ve Ever Seen, I’ve decided to compile this bad boy. We’ve all been there, heading off on an epic adventure only to get stuck in the security line. Or perhaps it’s finally taking your first trip to Europe and coming back ... »

7 Best 500cc Motorcycles for Beginners

7 Best 500cc Motorcycles for Beginners

Whether you’re looking to purchase your first beginner motorcycle or you’re looking to upgrade to something a little bigger, a 500cc motorcycle might be the perfect choice for you. A 500cc motorcycle would be considered an intermediate motorcycle class as it will have a considerable amount of power that would give a beginner rider something (a little more challenging) to start on but a... »

The Bizarre Foods of Dong Hua Men Night Market in Beijing

The Bizarre Foods of Dong Hua Men Night Market in Beijing

First off, I’ll say that I’m a huge fan of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. It was his quote and his TV show that inspired me to become a more adventurous eater. Andrew always said, “If it looks good, eat it!” Several years back, I went to Iceland and ate sheep testicle, putrified shark, whale blubber and more bizarre foods. I must say it was probably the most adventurous... »

Top 5 Travel Apps for City Explorers

Top 5 Travel Apps for City Explorers

The urban jungle has its own unique challenges and paths. Every city is a treasure trove of experiences that will delight foodies, history junkies, the art savvy, bargainers and more. There’s something in a city for everyone. Don’t wander into the wilderness without some of these useful apps! The best part is that most of these are free. 1. UrbanSpoon This app helps you find every list... »

7 Popular Travel Scams From Around The World You Won’t Believe

7 Popular Travel Scams From Around The World You Won’t Believe

Traveling can be a fun and thrilling experience, that is until you become a victim of a popular scam. Scammers and thieves from around the world are always finding quick ways to make some big bucks, at your expense of course. To help you travel safer, I’ve compiled a list of common travel scams from around the world so that you don’t become a victim! 1) Girl Bars in China Usually there... »

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10 Ultimate Adventure Destinations to Visit in the World

10 Ultimate Adventure Destinations to Visit in the World

Are you tired of touring the same destination every time you are on a retreat? Taking a retreat to the same destination can be tiresome and boring. This makes you get used to the place that you can predict what will happen prior to the visit. Refresh your travelling experience by exploiting new destinations that will leave you with a lifetime experience. Taking a trip to a place that you have neve... »

6 Must See Sights In Camiguin In Under A Day

6 Must See Sights In Camiguin In Under A Day

Camiguin is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bohol Sea, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) off the northern coast of Mindanao. It is politically part of the Northern Mindanao Region of the country and formerly a part of Misamis Oriental province. Camiguin is the second-smallest in the country both in population and land area after Batanes. Here are 6 things you must see in Camiguin t... »

4 Amazing Reasons To Visit Camiguin

4 Amazing Reasons To Visit Camiguin

Camiguin is definitely one of my favorite destinations in the Philippines, as it boasts of several noteworthy attractions. The province that is known to have some of the most active volcanoes, used to be a very long travel from Manila (can be reached by means of all three transport links: plane, car and boat). But ever since a local airline started offering direct flights to the region, it brought... »

32 Hauntingly Beautiful Photos of Abandoned Places

32 Hauntingly Beautiful Photos of Abandoned Places

The first time I’ve ever done urban exploration was in Finland when I heard about this area where all these summer houses were just abandoned after there was a fire many years ago. It was a little difficult to get there because I had no vehicle so I had to take a couple different forms of public transportation in order to get there. When I finally did, I was not disappointed. Imagine walking... »

A Day in Siem Reap – The Timelapse Film

A Day in Siem Reap – The Timelapse Film

Max Palmer, a British film-maker, has been living and working in Siem Reap Cambodia for the past 9 months. During his time there, as a side project, he has been working on a timelapse film which documents the diverse and electric vibe of this beautiful town. This is the first film of it’s kind in Siem Reap: For more information about this video, and about Max and his time here, please visit ... »

4 of My Favorite Municipalities Can Be Found in Ilocos Norte, Philippines

4 of My Favorite Municipalities Can Be Found in Ilocos Norte, Philippines

I haven’t been able to travel around the whole of Ilocos Norte last year. But when I had the opportunity to see a few of its municipalities (got to see 4 out of 21), I fell completely in love with what the province offered me. So with that in mind, let me take you to some of my favorite towns on this side of the Philippines. You’ll never know — you might just get smitten the same... »

Guide to Getting Kids Into Hiking

Guide to Getting Kids Into Hiking

Let’s face it, hiking is essentially walking, and if there’s one thing kids hate, it’s walking. Hiking is a great way to keep fit and get some fresh air. But how do you encourage your kids to share your passion? Here are some top tips to help get your kids out and about this year: Bring snacks Snacks, especially unhealthy ones, are great leverage. Remember to stop often so your kids can enjoy them... »

7 Reasons to Love San Francisco

7 Reasons to Love San Francisco

About a year ago I moved to beautiful San Francisco, California. It’s funny because a lot of people I’ve talked to just hate this city. It’s expensive, too many hipsters and bros, a lot of homeless, and it’s insanely dirty. But there has to be a reason why so many people want to come here, right? Right! I’ve come to love San Francisco for a couple reasons and I’... »

What’s in My Rucksack? A Filipina Backpackers Travel Essentials

What’s in My Rucksack? A Filipina Backpackers Travel Essentials

Have you ever experienced going away on a trip and then realizing that you’ve forgotten to pack your camera charger? What a bummer, right? As a Filipina traveler who’ve been in and out of the Philippines, I’ve always made sure to create a check list of the usual essentials that I need to travel with. Below are just some of my must-haves whenever I’m on the go. My cameras How else will you be able ... »

62 Beautifully Inspiring Burner Portraits – The People of Burning Man

62 Beautifully Inspiring Burner Portraits – The People of Burning Man

Every year a revolutionary festival takes place in Black Rock City, Nevada. Every year burners look for inspiration for this year’s burning man outfit. Burning man is about freedom of expression and the freedom to be who you want. Burning man outfits are something that take a lot of time to prepare, so we compiled a large database of inspiration for you to draw from! READ ALSO: Burning Man 2... »

20 Shocking And Bizzarre Things I Learned About Shanghai

20 Shocking And Bizzarre Things I Learned About Shanghai

A couple weeks ago I made my first trip to Shanghai, China. Let’s just say it was a VERY interesting trip. If you’ve ever been to Shanghai or for that matter, China, you can certainly relate to some of the things. Enjoy! 1) Hearing the ‘I’m about to spit sound’ will always gross you out. Chinese people spit everywhere and all the time. It will be one of the most terri... »

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The Gigantic List of Things to do in Turkey

If Turkey is not on your bucket list, it should be. The country is a blend of exotic and western influences evident in day-to-day life. The most popular destination is Istanbul, a colorful and interesting metropolis but many other exciting locations beg to be visited. Due to the large size and diversity of the country, it also has a marvelous ability to accommodate every type of traveler from beac... »

Why Ilocos Has Two of the Most Culturally Rich Provinces in the Philippines

Why Ilocos Has Two of the Most Culturally Rich Provinces in the Philippines

Ilocos has got to be one of my favorite destinations in my homeland. Other than the cultural experience, I’ve also found some of the loveliest sceneries and waterscapes from this side of my country. Furthermore, the region also boasts of two noteworthy provinces: Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur — both of which offer some of the best tourist attractions in the country. What’s in-store for you in ... »

Burning Man 2013: First Time Burner Going Solo PART III

Burning Man 2013: First Time Burner Going Solo PART III

Leaving burning man is bittersweet. It’s been a couple months now, and I still find myself looking through Burning Man photos and watching any Burning Man video I can get my hands on. People often say that it’s a life-changing experience. I’d have to agree. At the start of 2012, I embarked on a very long journey. I travelled most of that year to places like Iceland, Greece and Ar... »

7 Refreshing Tourist Sites When Visiting Baguio City, Philippines

7 Refreshing Tourist Sites When Visiting Baguio City, Philippines

The Philippines may be a tropical country. But it also boasts of several cities that have cool climates that can be comparable to wintery temperatures of Hong Kong or South Korea — and one of those would be Baguio City, Benguet. The Summer Capital of the Philippines or the City of Pines is located 1,600 meters above sea level. The subtropical highland climate of Baguio City is known for a lo... »

10 of the Best Hot Springs from Around the World

10 of the Best Hot Springs from Around the World

For centuries, people have been flocking to hot springs for reported health benefits, and in many places around the world, the scenery around the hot springs is as therapeutic as the water itself is thought to be. Read on to discover ten must-experience hot springs, situated around the globe. Ma’In Hot Springs Located in Jordan, these hot springs are notable because they’re heated by undergr... »

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Six Beautiful and Natural Landmarks on the Turkish Mediterranean Coast

The Mediterranean region of Turkey occupies much of the Southern coastline. It stretches for 1600 kilometres from Antalya to Marmaris and includes many small coastal resorts, making it one of the top tourist destinations in the country. Its attributes include ancient ruins from the Lycian period, adventure activity hotspots and numerous natural landmarks that will satisfy explorer’s urges. Most ma... »

4 Eye-catching sites that you can explore in Puerto Princesa in just 4 hours

4 Eye-catching sites that you can explore in Puerto Princesa in just 4 hours

Puerto Princesa has been recognized as the Eco-Tourism Center of the Philippines (an independent city within Palawan). Most tourists flock to this part of the country just to visit the famous Underground River (also known as the Subterranean River National Park). Aside from that, Puerto Princesa also boasts of several more sensational sites such as the Crocodile Farm, Mitra’s Farm, Baker’s Hill an... »

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