Outdoors

A Fishing Trip Packing List

Fishing is not just a sport. It’s a great way to spend time with your friends and family. There’s nothing quite like being outdoors, breathing the fresh air, and enjoying the views from your boat. As a matter of fact, fishing is quite beneficial for your health because your body makes vitamin D while you’re in the sun, which helps to strengthen bones. Spending time fishing also improves one’s balance and enhances shoulder and arm strength.  Whether you’re fishing for the sport, the love of being outdoors, or both, here are…

Three Dangers to Avoid when Exploring the Wilderness

Exploring the wilderness has always been a popular pasttime. Even in the past decade, there has been a resurgence of interest and information regarding primitive survival skills. Whether it’s watching a reality-based survival show or simply taking a walk in the woods, people are asking themselves, “Would I know how to survive in the wild on my own?” Whether you are hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, rock climbing, or are simply someone who likes to immerse themselves in nature, knowing how to keep yourself alive and protected when exploring the wilderness is a critical skill…

A Beginner’s Guide to Jungle Exploration

Camping out in the woods is child’s play when you’ve been a traveler for a few years. Being outdoors in the forest, listening to the wind howl through the branches and leaves is anything but frightening. You already know how to cross streams, navigate the landscape full of hills and trees, and keep safe with wild animals all around you. However, exploring the jungle can be one of the more challenging expeditions.  Not only is foliage extremely dense, it’s humid beyond belief, you sweat profusely, and when night comes, the jungle comes alive. So, if you…

Three of the World’s Top Freshwater Destinations

Freshwater destinations are special, unique places. Did you know that only 2.5% of the world’s water is freshwater? Almost all of this freshwater is in the form of snow, glaciers, and ground water. Less than 1% is actually surface freshwater, in the form of lakes, rivers, and streams.  The uniqueness of freshwater destinations makes it an excellent place for wildlife and foliage to thrive, but also somewhere that we humans can explore and seek adventure.  If you’re looking for a great place to spend some time around a large body of freshwater, here are three…