Travel

Camping: Life’s Great Adventure

Camping is one of life's great adventures. You get to hike in the wilderness, kayak, bike, and read in nature. It's rejuvenating to take a break from the city, to say the least. But what's the last time you turned a road trip into a camping expedition or pitched a tent somewhere along your travel route? It's probably near-impossible to pinpoint. Why? Campsites on public land often book up to six months in advance. Even if you want to take a trip to connect with nature,

5 Reasons Every Angler Needs The Fishing Caddy

If you are someone who likes to fish, you are not alone. In fact, according to The Outdoor Foundation’s special report on fishing, around 46 million Americans participate in fishing. They also report that 81% of the time, the fishing experience is unplanned. People just decide on a whim that they want to go out fishing. Especially for those who want to just grab and go, they need an easy way to get their fishing gear to their destination. The last thing they want to do is wrestle with multiple

40% Of Travelers Contract Infectious Disease On Vacation Tips To Help You Return Unscathed

Dr. Brent W. Laartz thought he was in for the ride of his lifetime when he set out on a horseback riding excursion in Costa Rica. Admittedly younger and more naïve than he is today, Laartz – an infectious disease specialist and author of the book How to Avoid Contagious Diseases –  failed to take some of the precautions necessary to avoid becoming one of the 40 percent of travelers every year who bring back an unwanted souvenir of a major illness from their trip. “While

Adopt 3 Terrific Tools From Anthropology To Conquer Change

Forget what they say about love. It’s change that really hurts. Corporate leaders will tell you it’s the biggest challenge they’re facing today. Constant change makes it difficult to remain relevant and to create value for customers. “As humans, we hate to change,” says corporate anthropologist Andi Simon, author of On the Brink: A Fresh Lens to Take Your Business to New Heights. Whether it’s introducing a state-of-the-art computer program or transitioning a company to a wholly

Cities Nationwide Are Making Seismic Upgrades A Priority

Most days may be calm and serene, but news reports routinely remind us that the potential for disaster is always there under the surface with economic impacts that can severely cripple businesses that don’t plan ahead. More than 19,000 earthquakes will occur in the United States this year, although luckily most won’t reach magnitude 4.0 or higher, while the Atlantic Hurricane Season that recently began is predicted to spawn 17 named storms and two to four major hurricanes. While hurricanes

North Carolina Museum of History to Participate in Blue Star Museums

The North Carolina Museum of History is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. The North Carolina Museum of History announces  the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000
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