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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... »

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 ... »

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 ... »

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... »

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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