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100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

Backpacking

4 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Maintenance-free stocks are still available if you know where to look.<p>"Our favorite holding period is forever" -- Warren Buffett in a 1988 letter to</b> …

This Is the Hands-Down Best Workout to Shed Those Extra Pounds

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …

Exercise

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

Looking for lifelong income? Consider Starbucks, Total S.A., and Boeing.<p>The foundation for a lifetime of investing success can be embarrassingly …

How to invest money in 2018: The best beginner’s investment plan, with funds, stocks, bonds and more

Perhaps you’ve heard that to really grow your money, you need to start investing. But does just the thought of the topic make you feel anxious? …

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

TOP 10 BEST HIKING ROUTES IN THE WORLD

ZION NATIONAL PARK – UTAH (USA)<p>Utah’s oldest and most popular park is known for it’s incredible canyons and views. Some of the most popular hikes are …

Walk on Water in the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness

A jaunt down a stream is a less in what water can accomplish.<p>153<p>SHARES<p>“Don’t tell anyone about this place.” This is my hiking partner’s entreaty …

3 Stocks to Buy When the Market Crashes

With the market down over 7% in just a few days, investors are getting fearful that the next crash is coming soon. These three investors each have a …

8 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Some of them may surprise you.<p>So, you've gotten a $1,000 bonus or tax refund, or you managed to save up $1,000 through hard work. Great news -- but …

A Blueprint To Building Wealth - The 4 Deadly Sins Of D.I.Y. Investors

Investor psychology prevents a lot of do-it-yourself investors from performing well in their investing endeavors.<p>A dividend growth strategy can be …

Investing

Eight Free Ways to Upgrade Your Next Camping Trip

I get it. Between $10,000 mountain bikes and $59 merino T-shirts, outdoor activities can get real expensive, real fast. But buying things isn't necessarily the best way to have more fun outdoors.<p>Here are eight solid upgrades you can make for free, all guaranteed to boost how much fun you'll have on …

Camping

Winter Hiking in the High Peaks Wilderness, New York

98<p>SHARES<p>The wind whips up a flurry of snow from beyond the threshold of our three-walled shelter and deposits it onto my sleeping bag. I crack an …

Hiking

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

Retirement

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

5 Days in Iceland: The Perfect Iceland Itinerary for Any Time of Year

Iceland has quickly become one of our favourite countries to explore. It has beautiful landscapes, stunning waterfalls (I love waterfalls!), warm …

European Travel

Photo Basics: Watch This Crash Course on Using Your Camera’s Manual Mode for Better Photos (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard someone boast that, “You’re not a real photographer until you switch your camera’s mode dial from Auto to Manual.” While we …

Shutter Speed

10 Essential Bottles of Bourbon

Rare and delicious bourbons you should try<p>We’re not the only ones who appreciate a fine glass of bourbon. In 2007, <b>Congress officially declared</b> September <b>National Bourbon Heritage Month</b>; eight years later, the allure of the South’s historic spirit is stronger than ever. As a last call for this …

Warm Potato Curry for Cold Winter Day Trips

There’s a reason that winter is soup season. When you’re exploring in colder weather, it takes more than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich to tide …

Budget Bottles: The Best Whiskies Under $20

<i>We choose the best bourbon (and one scotch) to be had under $20</i><p><i>Ed. note: As a companion to our list of whiskies to splurge on for the holidays, we</i> …

Tips for Taking Epic Travel Photos of Iceland

Last Updated:<p>So you’re heading to Iceland? Lucky you, Iceland is a photographer’s paradise. With the otherworldly landscapes, it almost seems too …

Happy Campers Iceland Road Trip – Part 1: Camper Van Tour

When visiting Iceland this summer, we made a home for ourselves in a Happy Campers camper van. Our 10-day rental would see us road tripping through …

RVs

Compass Box Peat Monster

Single malts get the love from whisky snobs, but there are some great blends (meaning whiskies from more than one distillery blended together) as …

Every Backpacker Should Print Their Maps From Caltopo. Here's Why.

When I started backpacking, I relied almost exclusively on Green Trails maps from REI. These were great quality maps, but every time I went on a new …

5 Things Every Beginner Backpacker Needs

There are several necessities every beginner backpacker will need to ensure a memorable adventure. Even if you are embarking on a day trip, you …

Seattle

A Garden For All Brewers, No Matter How Small Your Digs

<i>by Erin Vaughn</i>When my significant other and I first started homebrewing, we were just the teeniest bit intimidated. We had lofty visions of drinking …

Gardening

Collective Hoppiness

In 2011, Colorado's first brewpub, Wynkoop Brewing Company, teamed up with the American Homebrewers Association to create a dream collaboration beer …

Homebrewing