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Going electric: Celebrating Japan's powerful e-bikes

What’s the first piece of advice I give anyone visiting Kyoto who wants to check out the sights? Rent an electric bike.<p>And just like that their visit …

Electric Vehicles

11 Tear-Jerking Stories of Rescue Dogs That Found the Homes They Deserve

Caregiver Canines of New Jersey</a>. As part of the program, he visited with senior citizens Fran and Doug in their homes weekly for one year after …

Dogs

How To Grow A Lemon Tree From Seed No Matter Where You Live

They say when life gives you lemons, make lemonade, but you really should do a whole lot more than that. This little citrus fruit not only offers a …

Gardening

Squirrels are so organized it’s nuts

They use complex memory strategies to organize their stash.<p>Squirrels are smart. One that runs afoul of a homeowner has to be relocated several miles away, preferably across a body of water, or else it will resolutely find its way back home. And this isn’t the only way that the rodents show their …

UC Berkeley

You can actually still (kind of) travel on the Orient Express

We'd kill to go on this trip<p>Seemingly since its inception, the <i>Orient Express</i> has been surrounded by a certain mystique. Within the confines of its …

Trains

Owning a dog cuts risk of heart attacks and other fatal diseases, study shows

Health benefits of a pet dog are greatest for those who live alone, lowering the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by 36%, say scientists<p>Never mind the chewed slippers, the hair on the sofa, and the inexplicable barking at 3am. Having a dog in the home substantially reduces the risk of …

Pets

Top Wow Spots of Olympic National Park

Old Big Leaf Maple Trees<p>Moss and really-big-tree enthusiasts love Olympic. This photograph was taken at the Fairholm camping grounds. Visit the Hoh …

National Parks

Exploring the PNW with Kids

When we decided to adopt an RV lifestyle, we had visions of epic road trips and creating great memories with our kids. So far, our experiences have …

Eastern Oregon

Amazon's Last Mile

<i>Who delivers Amazon orders? Increasingly, it’s plainclothes contractors with few labor protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on</i> …

Uber

Magical Must-Do Hikes in Olympic National Park

Trek through the rainforest, along the shoreline, and atop towering peaks.<p>Western Washington State gets a lot of flack for "bad" weather, but the rain forests of Olympic National Park make it all worthwhile. The 12 to 14 feet of annual rainfall in the Olympic Mountains yields an intensely lush …

National Parks

5 Epic Amtrak Journeys in North America

Are you tired of flying? Sick of delays? Over people kicking the back of your seat?<p>Then check out Amtrak’s epic North American train journeys. Watch …

Trains

The perfect road daytrip to Zion National Park from Las Vegas

Las Vegas might be known for drinks, shows, and sin, but the reason I really enjoy it is that it’s the perfect jumping off spot for some of the most …

National Parks

Your guide to the best places to stay in Yosemite National Park

In this article, we share our selection of the best places to stay in Yosemite National Park both in and outside Yosemite Valley as well as some …

National Parks

BLM Land in Northern Arizona for Long-Term Camping

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) oversees two Long Term Visitor Areas (LTVA) camping lands near Quartzite and Yuma, Arizona. LTVA campers can camp as long as three months by obtaining the proper permits. However, LTVA camping areas are only in southern Arizona. Outside of LTVA areas in northern …

National Parks

What’s the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns?

<b>How to Tell the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns</b><p>When it comes down to their biology, both shrimp and prawns are decapods, meaning they’re …

Recipes

8 perks of living outside the US you can't get in America

The US excels in many things — including big business and military might — but there are some things other countries do undeniably better.<p>For example, the US has a long way to go to catch up to Sweden's 480 days of paid parental leave. And there's no telling if Americans will ever see the …

South Korea

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

Consider living in one of these spots to stretch your Social Security check in retirement, and be sure to pack your sense of adventure.<p>Travel tops …

Retirement

2,190 Miles on the Appalachian Trail

March 28: Trent’s Grocery, Virginia<p>Baby Steps<p>We flip-flopped the thru-hike, so we started in Virginia, just south of McAfee Knob, and headed south toward Springer Mountain. Read on →<p>Derrick: We flip-flopped the thru-hike, so we started near our home in Virginia, just south of McAfee Knob, and …

Adventure Travel

How Many of These Jazz Age Classics Have You Read?

In just a few years, the 1920s will be a hundred years in the past. This is significant, because that decade, while superficially celebrated in pop …

Literature

The 10 Most Popular Treehouses Right Now, and How Much They Cost to Rent

Vacation rentals: The 10 most popular treehouses you can book on HomeAway—and how much it costs to spend the night.<p>If the typical hotel stay is too …

Glacier National Park

Safe and speedy: what’s not to love about e-bikes?

A week on an electric bike may have earned Leo Mirani the scorn of hardened London commuters, but he can see only upsides to the new cycling …

Cycling

'Bike theft is not inevitable': Vancouver rolls out a cycle crime revolution

Bike theft is the scourge of cyclists around the world, with riders, manufacturers and the law struggling to coordinate a response. That was until city cop Rob Brunt and Xbox pioneer J Allard devised Project 529<p>The bicycle was nothing impressive – an ageing mountain bike worth only a couple of …

Cycling

How To Properly Plant A Tomato To Get 5–8ft Plants

Tomatoes depend on proper planting more than any vegetable and if you do the right thing, the plant will give you a lot of produce throughout the …

Gardening

The Most Scenic Train Trips in the Alps

The speed with which planes allow us to traverse the world is pretty impressive, but when it comes to taking the scenic route, trains have it down. …

Trains

The epic North American road trip you should take before you die

Driving directly across the country is for unimaginative wimps.<p>True adventurers go as far as humanly possible and "do America" from corner to corner—Alaska included, requiring a very (very very) long leg through Canada.<p>If you're feeling the pull of the open road, here’s how you take advantage of …

Road Trips

The Alaska Highway: road trip through the wilds

The Alaska Highway across Canada's British Columbia and Yukon is stunning, but even more memorable than the road trip itself are the people Anne Kostalas meets along the way<p>There is something about a highway through the wilderness that attracts eccentrics. The 1,500-mile Alaska Highway, which …

Road Trips

Here Is How To Prune Your Tomatoes For A Harvest Galore

It is tomato season and you need to pay good attention to your tomato plants! What they need is timely pruning and topping.<p><b>Here are 3 reasons to</b> …

Gardening

Meet the People Who Listen to Podcasts at Super-Fast Speeds

"I have often, when finding out about a new podcast with a large back catalog, made myself a 100-hour-plus playlist to catch up."<p><b>Rachel Kenny started</b> listening to podcasts in 2015 — and quickly fell behind. "As I started subscribing to more and more podcasts, they started stacking up, and I …

Podcasting

The Majesty of Yosemite

<b>America’s third-oldest national park continues to inspire awe and wonder year-round</b><b>Yosemite, located in Central California, is always mentioned as</b> …

National Parks

Tuked away no more: Canada's first permanent road to Arctic coast to open

TUKTOYAKTUK, N.W.T. — At 6 a.m. on Wednesday, in the arctic cold and darkness of the Mackenzie Delta, Darrel Nasogaluak will fire up his vehicle and …

Canada