Learning the Art of Layering to Better Enjoy the Outdoors

The most important element for enjoying the outdoor experience in any condition is to stay dry and warm. Thus comes the theory behind layering, which suggests that as your body temperature fluctuates or the weather shifts, you simply peel off or add available layers as needed—and have a waterproof shell available in case of rain.

Planning Your Trip to Glacier National Park

There’s plenty to see and do in Glacier National Park, whether you’re going to be there for a few days or a few weeks. Here’s a list of the must-see sights, as well as advice on when to go.

Planning a Trip to Alaska: Where and When to Go

Independent travelers have a slightly more difficult time arranging a trip to Alaska, but they will be rewarded a hundredfold with a more authentic experience. With the right planning, an Alaskan adventure can be the trip of a lifetime.

Top Ten Must-Pack Items

While the contents of your luggage will vary considerably if you’re planning a weeklong backcountry excursion to Yosemite National Park versus a romantic weekend in New York City, no matter where you intend to travel in the United States, there are certain items you’ll almost always want to pack. Besides obvious essentials – such as proper identification, currency, maps, toiletries, underwear, a camera, and the like – here are 10 items Laura Martone never leaves home without.

Advice for Road-Tripping RVers: Part One

Whether you’re planning a family vacation or hoping to pursue various outdoor activities, RV camping is a terrific way to travel across America. The trip is bound to go easier with the right supplies on board, and Laura has just the list to get your vehicle well-stocked before hitting the road.

Burn-Free in Brazil: It’s All in the Application

While the Brazilian government has done an admirable job in the creation of low-cost generic drugs and medications for the masses, in Brazil, sunscreen is sold as a cosmetic for a decidedly upscale clientele. In this article, author Michael Sommers discusses the high rate of skin cancer in Brazil and reminds travelers to pack the sunscreen.