November 2018

A Hiker’s Guide to Packing a Backpack

This week’s post is written by guest writer Tonya Carroll. Tonya is a freelance writer and adventure blogger. Many thanks to Tonya for sharing this post with us. When it comes to backpacking, what you put in it will definitely have an impact on your adventure! This post will let you know what outdoor gear any hiker or adventurer should have in their backpack. If you are planning a hike, long-distance cycle, or a camping trip, you will definitely need some essential, quality gear to keep you out on the trail. The simple rule for backpacking is…

Visiting Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII

Heading to the Super Bowl this February? Need some ideas for touring Atlanta? The Super Bowl is one of the most popular events in the sporting calendar, with America’s greatest game regularly attracting a massive worldwide audience. The 53rd Super Bowl, which will decide the league champion for the 2018 NFL season, is scheduled to be played on February 3, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The Los Angeles Rams, New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots are amongst the teams fancied to win the NFL’s top prize and if you are feeling lucky, you can…

Diving in the Great Barrier Reef – Australia

In a previous post, I wrote all about Hamilton Island, an island in the Whitsunday Islands chain that is now a vacation destination. While my family and I visited here, we were able to cross a very monumental item off our bucket list – to dive the Great Barrier Reef. Since my entire family is PADI scuba certified, visiting the reef was something we all wanted to experience and we were all very anxious to see the infamous underwater sight. With over 2,900 individual reefs, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef. Because it…

How to Get Your Money’s Worth on Vacation

  Let’s face it –  vacations are expensive! They’re time-consuming to plan, stressful at times, and they take you out of your comfort zone, yet we long to take one each and every year. It seems the thrill of getting away from it all far outweighs any and all possible downsides. So many hard-working families spend all year saving to have enough money for a week long family vacation.  So why not make it as perfect as possible?! Here are five of my best tips to get the most of out each and every…