Ian Schweikert

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Southern Oregon Camping is the State’s Stunning Secret

Compared to the popularity of outdoor activities in Portland, the summer crowds of the Oregon Coast, the overflowing parking lot at Multnomah Falls, …

RVs

Go Here, Not There: 6 U.S. Destinations That Rival a Trip to Europe

The collective mood seems to shift after Labor Day. Summer Fridays are forgotten, long shadows stencil the sidewalk, and our feeds are peppered with …

Amalfi Coast

Strangest places in the US to take your kids

On this large and diverse planet, anywhere can seem odd if you’ve never been there before. But some places are just a little bit stranger than the rest. Did you ever think of strolling among thousands of retired airplanes? Or searching for aliens in the desert? How about staring into a bubbling pit …

National Parks

Camp Among Aspen Groves at These 5 Colorado Campgrounds

While the Rocky Mountains aren’t known for a tapestry of fall colors like the Smokies and the Appalachians, they do have aspen groves, where gold and …

Hiking

History of Money Design: How Did American Dollar Bills Change?

It’s not just paper. From the first notes issued by the Continental Congress to the latest star-spangled bills released by the Federal Reserve, the …

War

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

10 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in California

<b>9.</b> Pomo Canyon to Shell Beach in Sonoma County<p>This gorgeous hiking destination lies 75 miles (one hour and 45 minutes’ drive) from San Francisco in …

Part 2 - 15 More of Our Favourite Aussie Girls of Instagram

Some begged. Most pleaded. Overall, you told us in the hundreds, girls we left off the list the first time. So we had to figure out a way to make it …

How to Paint Your Walls & How Long to Wait Before Hanging Up Pictures

Change the look and feel of a room with a new coat of paint.<p>Step 1<p>Cover the walls and furniture with a drop cloth.<p>Step 2<p>Tape around windows, doors …

Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

Lake Tahoe is 122,200 acres of cobalt blue water and reflections of the Sierra. The best way to really get to know it: The Tahoe Rim Trail. The …

The Ultimate 10 Day Oregon Road Trip

As a resident of Oregon for nearly nineteen years, I have seen much of what Oregon has to offer. Even though I have been grounded in the same place …

15 Bucket List Road Trips

Road trips never get old, do they? There's just something about a car full of your favorite people, good music, and nothing but adventure ahead that …

Luxury homes, live-in housekeeper and a balmy tropical climate: The three overseas destinations where Aussies can live the 'good life' for just $40,000 a year

Many of us have dreamed about relocating to tropical and exotic climes to escape the stresses and strains of big city life and the associated …

Chiang Mai

DIY camper van: 5 affordable conversion kits you can buy now

Make #VanLife happen without breaking the bank<p>The van life craze shows no sign of stopping. Each month Curbed gets word of a new conversion van company and we get dozens of emails weekly highlighting DIY rigs that take hundreds of hours to complete. And while both the custom van and the DIY van can …

Your Guide to Class B Motorhomes

There are so many types of RVs on the market that you’re bound to find one perfect for you. If you’re not looking for the giant size of a Class A …

The Best Way to See France Is Floating Down Rural Rivers and Hidden Canals on a Luxury Barge

The latest river barges from Belmond Afloat have outdoor swimming pools, private chefs, and more.<p>Who says barges can't be luxurious?<p>Belmond Afloat in …

7 Best Car Battery Reviews For 2018: Top Picks and Buying Guide

You are the owner of a fine BMW or a reliable Toyota but your prized car stops responding in one fine morning. What will be your reaction after …

3 Must-know Knots for Boating, Fly-fishing, and Camping

Whether you’re spending the weekend camping or casting a line, you need to know some basic knot-tying iterations.<p>Here are three must-know connections …

Smartphone screen repair: seven DIY fixes

iPhone screen repair after scratches or cracks can often be expensive, so Daniel Johnson brings you seven cheap DIY fixes<p>Mobile phones are not as indestructible as the small-screened handsets of old. You could almost throw the Nokia 5210 on the floor and there would be little discernable damage to …

8 Marvelous Trails You Have To Hike In Northern California Before You Die

<b>6. Miner’s Trail – Black Diamond Mines</b><p>Are you anywhere near Antioch? Then stop here. Biking, walking and hiking are all welcome sights by the heavily …

The 12 Coolest Neighborhoods Around the World

We all know that the best way to really know a city isn’t to go to the central square or major museums, or even the most tourist-trodden neighborhoods. What’s more interesting is discovering the up-and-coming neighborhoods where local creatives are settling in and setting up shop.<p>It’s especially …

Cape Town

This App Lets You Design Custom Rugs

Rug shopping can be such a hassle. Rugs are important because they can tie together a room perfectly. However, just having one color that is slightly …

The 10 Best Car Camping Spots in America

There's no better way to ease kids into the great outdoors than with a summer camping trip.<p>No matter how avid a backpacker you were before kids, …

15 FABULOUS DIY PLUMBING PIPE PROJECTS

You’ve probably passed the plumbing pipe aisle at your favorite home improvement store many times, but maybe it’s time to give the pipes a second …

Lake Tahoe's Least Crowded and Most Photogenic Campsite

Tahoe's Backpacking and Photography Secret: Loch Leven<p>During a Tahoe summer, nothing is better than a campsite by a lake, with sunset campfires and …

10 World War II Books Every American Should Read

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 11, 2018 12:15 PM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>From the D-Day …

Remembrance Day

5 things you didn't know about the Battle of Midway — the fight that changed the course of World War II in the Pacific

Just six months after the tragic bombing of Pearl Harbor, US and Japanese forces clashed once again in the Pacific.<p>For three days, Navies battled near the Midway Atoll, located roughly half way between Hawaii and the Japanese mainland. From June 4th to the 7th, brilliant minds orchestrated …

13 Fun Things to Do in Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina, is one of the most exciting and lovely cities in the United States. Visitors are drawn to this historic city to explore …

Interview: A Photographer’s Quest to Document the Oldest Trees Around the World

There are some trees whose existence span hundreds, if not thousands, of years. For over a decade, photographer Beth Moon has made it her mission to document the biggest, oldest, and rarest of the bunch. Using that criteria as her guide, it led her on a journey around the world. Crossing desolate …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …