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Leaf It to Science

Last month, the Health Council of the Netherlands, an independent scientific body that advises the Dutch government, issued new national dietary …

The Smoothie That Lowers Blood Pressure Naturally

Forget that old apple-a-day adage—blueberries may be the real key to good health. Two recent studies suggest that this pint-sized superfood may even help lower blood pressure naturally.<p>In a <i>Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics</i> study, researchers found that after an 8-week period, …


Farther, Faster: A Primer on Ultralight Backpacking

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This primer is the first in a series profiling the best backpacking gear and training for your summer and fall adventures. Stay tuned …

Wear More. Wash Less®

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

National Parks

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches …

National Parks

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

NorCal Hiker

Desolation Wilderness is one of the most heavily used wilderness areas in the country. It can be difficult to find solitude, especially if you’re …


Big Sur Camping - Campgrounds

Big Sur Activities, Facilities, and Services<p>Camping - Campgrounds in Big Sur<p>There are three kinds of campgrounds in the Big Sur region:<p>Several of the …


.:. Hiking in Big Sur .:.

<b>Due to the Soberanes fire and Highway 1 road closures, many of the Big Sur area parks are still closed.</b><p>Kirk Creek Campground, Plaskett Creek …


California, Hawaii & Mexico: 55 Best Campgrounds


Where to Camp in California | Best tent camping, RV parks, cabin rentals

Best beach camping spots in California<p>Ready for a little sun and surf? The Golden State boasts more than 1,100 miles of breathtaking coastline ideal …


Northern California Fishing, Camping and Boating

Welcome!<p>Collins Lake opens at sunrise all year for lakefront RV hookup & tent camping, fishing, boating, picnics or just enjoying the beach. We're …


Top 10 Camping Spots in California

01 of 10<p>There are plenty of beachfront campgrounds to pitch a tent in Southern California, but San Diego is a favorite destination for its sunshine …

Last-Minute Camping in Northern California

Northern California

Camping in Northern California: How to Plan the Perfect Trip

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

The best GPS devices: Action Packed

Until about a decade ago, many of us went trekking with a map in a freezer bag and a compass on a string. Today we have replaced those with a handheld GPS (Global Positioning System) device. Using satellites, these mini-computers with an antenna can calculate your exact position on Earth, marked by …

12 Weird Backpacking Tips from a Thru-Hiker

There’s a lot of things you can’t buy at REI that will help make your week long backpack or thru-hike a lot more enjoyable. Below are a few tips for …

These ridiculously tough socks are made from a material that’s stronger than steel

As the anti-shoe movement continues to gain steam, there’s been a corresponding flood of minimalist, barely-there footwear hitting the market lately. …

Athletic Apparel

Pauline Frommer’s 5 surprising ways to save on luxury travel

<b>> Buy your plane ticket on Sunday.</b> Last year, a study from the Airlines Reporting Corporation — the middleman between airlines and travel …

Luxury Travel

Luxury for less: Money-saving strategies for travelers

You don’t have to spend over-the-top bucks to take an over-the-top trip this year. “The key is to be flexible with your dates and destinations,” says …

Buenos Aires

Be Ready For Anything In The Wilderness With This DIY Survival Watch

It's always good to be prepared when you're trekking out into the wilderness, but survival gear can take up all of your space that's better served …


6 tips to improve your mobile photography

Photography’s evolution has dramatically sped up since the inception of quality smartphone cameras. Handsets have effectively replaced point-and-shoot cameras, something we never expected to happen only a generation ago. This opens plenty of new doors for creating memories, but it also means there …

Mobile Photography

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.