Archive for the ‘Cabins & Camping’ Category

Backpacking On A Budget In New Zealand

By Sarah Deveau When you think backpacking, Europe likely pops into mind. Yet far-flung New Zealand is a popular backpacking destination, especially for adventurers looking to avoid the hassle of skirting around areas of turmoil or travelling nervously through them. A compact country with relaxed beaches,...
January 31st, 2012 | Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Dispatches from the Road, New Zealand | Read More

Slumber Party with Lions: Visiting South Africa’s Drakenstein Lion Park

Slumber Party with Lions: Visiting South Africa’s Drakenstein Lion Park
By: Laura Malandra Seeing lions, one of South Africa’s Big Five wild animals, is a necessity while visiting the country. But why visit the lions for just a few hours and stay in a hotel when you can sleep surrounded by them? Drakenstein Lion Park, located 30 minutes outside Cape Town, specializes...
May 24th, 2011 | Cabins & Camping, South Africa, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The Gear Guide: 5 Easy Ways to Beat the Hunger Games

By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor If you have been keeping up with our handy-dandy gear guide, you are almost ready to venture into the great outdoors. You’ve got the perfect pack and have settled on an ideal destination. You’ve practiced pitching your tent in the safety of your own backyard....
March 25th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Eco-Travel | Read More

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp

The Gear Guide: 4 Simple Steps to Setting Up Camp
By Jessica Goldstein Adventure Editor The quest for the perfect campsite: it isn’t just about romantic views or the moment when your legs feel like Jell-o from hiking so far that you just collapse on the spot. Your choice of campsite is crucial to the quality of your great adventuring–you don’t...
February 18th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

The Gear Guide: 7 Steps to the Perfect Pack

The Gear Guide: 7 Steps to the Perfect Pack
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor You think it would be simple. It’s just a backpack, right? You used to carry your books in one every day. No big deal. Then you pull up to your local outdoor gear store and are suddenly overwhelmed by all the options. It occurs to you that you don’t even know...
January 21st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Cabins & Camping, Packing & Wardrobe | Read More

Lost in Belize V: Catching Dinner in Punta Gorda

Lost in Belize V: Catching Dinner in Punta Gorda
I admit it: the biggest reason I visited Punta Gorda, Belize’s smallest and southernmost town, was because I was following my stomach. Well, I was actually  following the cacao trail to see how chocolate is made from bean to bar, and there’s a place in town that calls itself  “the...
March 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Backpacking & Trekking, Belize, Cabins & Camping, Dispatches from the Road, Restaurant Reviews, Volunteering & Giving Back, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Lost in Belize IV: Balancing Your Mind-Body-Spirit

Lost in Belize IV: Balancing Your Mind-Body-Spirit
source: goambergriscaye.com Scuba diving. Kayaking. Parasailing. There are plenty of adventures to be had in Ambergris Caye, but the island’s idyllic scenery and the locals’ slower pace make it a natural setting for letting go of stress. Here are some spots that’ll help get you back...
March 9th, 2010 | Belize, Cabins & Camping, Couples Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Hotels & Resorts, Spa & Beauty, Spiritual Travel | Read More

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia

Lost in Africa: Great Escape to Namibia
By Courtney Brooks LG International Travel Correspondent Expired visas are the best excuse for a road trip… A few weeks after arriving in Cape Town I ran into a problem. South Africa only gives visitors 90-day visas, and mine was about to expire. Last year when I came here I got a volunteer visa...
December 9th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Bus, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Group Travel, Namibia, Passports & Visas, South Africa, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Casseroles for Cancer Part III: The Tao of Travel

Casseroles for Cancer Part III: The Tao of Travel
Last summer, Blair Hickman retraced a 12,000 mile cross-country road trip in memory of her mom, who died from cancer in 2003. The girls retraced a path their mom had taken in 1977, serving dinner at 9 Ronald McDonald Houses and raising money for the charity along the way to raise awareness about the...
December 4th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Fitness & Workouts, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Where the Wild Things Are: Havasu Falls

Where the Wild Things Are: Havasu Falls
by Jessica Goldstein LG Adventure Editor There are a few things you cannot do when you hike Havasu Falls. I say “when” and not “if” because once you know it’s out there, there’s no not going. Things not to do: take a helicopter down, ride a mule, have a mule carry...
September 29th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Cabins & Camping, Featured, Fitness & Workouts, United States | Read More