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Ten Tips for Women Traveling Alone For The First Time

1K<p>447<p>6<p><i>“Hi Natasha, I am planning to go on a solo trip.. first time I’ll be travelling alone. So I’m kind of confused on how it will be or what to</i> …

Hiking alone - things to keep in mind for a solo hiking adventure

When hiking alone, there is no room for external distractions. It’s just you and nature. It can be hard to find a hiking companion – someone who …

This DIY Rose Sugar Scrub Is Too Beautiful (and Easy!) Not to Try

Roses have a long history in the beauty world. Cleopatra famously used a rose water toner on the regular! It's a great tip, too, as rose essential oil is full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that help fight inflammation and give skin a youthful glow. It's also naturally emollient to soothe …

The Best DIY Gifts to Give When You’re Basically Broke

Gifts are hard enough to pick out, let alone pay for. So we propose you leave the socks on the shelf, toss the cafe gift cards aside, and make …

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10 places in British Columbia you've probably never heard of

Canada’s most westerly province hugs the Pacific coastline and has prime spots perfect for wander lusters. Hello British Columbia! Home to Vancouver …

5 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

There's no question that travelers are still hitting the road on their own. According to the Visa Global Travel Intentions Study, one in five …

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Dorm decor hacks: Fun ways to liven up a basic box

Moving into a dorm is one of college life’s most exciting milestones; it’s the first time many kids are living away from the comfy confines of home.<p>But the thrill can wane when the dormitory door opens. Most dorm rooms are pretty basic, with plain furniture and institutional floors and walls.<p>So how …

You Need This DIY Murphy Bar in Your Life ASAP

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time — the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it’s …

10 Ethical Travel Destinations Worth Exploring

Give back while kicking back.<p><i>Original article by Liz Shemaria for AFAR.</i><p><b><br>For more travel content from AFAR, check out:</b><p>* Get Lost: The World's Best Natural Escapes<p>* Digital Detox Around the World<p>* The Planet's Best Hot Springs<p>* 7 Wonders of the Natural World

5 Essential Gear Articles for Long-Distance Backpackers - The Trek

<b>Gear</b>. It’s is one of the favorite topics of thru-hikers, backpackers, and general trail enthusiasts. Appalachian Trials is no different, and over the …

How to Glue Panels Without Clamps, Make a Leather Backpack and Create Your Own Pencils in This Week's Makers Roundup

Leather Backpack With Two-Way Straps and Brass Fittings<p>This one's a doozy. Here Jimmy DiResta uses an interesting technique to shape leather for a …

The Cheapest Destinations (and Months) for a Summer Trip to Europe

Want to go to Europe without breaking the bank this summer? The secret is in where you go, and when.<p>School’s (almost) out for summer—which means it’s …

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