Ultimate Guide to Natural Hot Springs

A relaxing soak in a natural hot spring is seriously hard to beat!  I mean, c’mon, what beats finishing a hike, taking a dip in their warm therapeutic waters, and then retiring to your campsite for a night of campfire laughs and stargazing? Today, I’m going to break down how to find and (safely and responsibly) enjoy the best natural hot springs...
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How to Find Joy in Solitude

Solitude can be uncomfortable at first – especially if you’re not used to spending much time alone. In many ways, we’re taught from the time we’re children that solitude is a negative thing, such as when we’re put on “time out” as punishment. Then, as we grow older, taking time for yourself is often looked at as selfish. And that’s not to mentio...
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How to Enjoy Social Distancing in Nature

Social distancing doesn’t mean you have to be stuck indoors all the time. Although you should follow all official health orders and guidelines for your local area, getting into the great outdoors amidst the coronavirus pandemic can be done safely – and there’s simply no denying it’s physical and mental health benefits. Here’s how to responsibly ...
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How to Go Dispersed Camping

Dispersed camping is one of the best ways to find free camping. In addition to the free or very low cost, dispersed camping offers plenty of solitude, privacy, and natural beauty thanks to the often remote locations of these campsites.  So, what is dispersed camping anyways? The term simply refers to camping in an undeveloped campsite in a primi...
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How to Go Backyard Camping

Family camping trips are my favorite part of summer. But with campground closures in many states due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it’s uncertain when we’ll return to camping as normal again, despite many states slowly reopening campgrounds. If you’re getting as antsy for camping as me, backyard camping can give you a taste of the great o...
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Earth Day 2020: How to Celebrate During Quarantine

Earth Day is right around the corner. But, just because we’re all stuck at home for this year’s celebration, doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the 50th anniversary of this special annual event and encourage others to do the same. In fact, the message of Earth Day is more important today than ever before. The coronavirus pandemic has helped highli...
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How to Create an Indoor Hammock Oasis

Stuck inside the house right now? Luckily, every home from the smallest studio apartment to the largest country estate (and everything in between) can quickly and easily (and affordably!) be transformed into an oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation by adding in an indoor hammock and a few additional accessories. Transport yourself to an oasis of...
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