Brittany Nixon

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10 of the raddest outdoor adventures in Arizona

Three thousand feet beneath the rim of the Grand Canyon, the five waterfalls of Havasu Canyon are a nearly impossible blue-green shade that even …

Hiking

The world's most famous long-distance hiking routes

1. Appalachian Trail, US – 2,180 miles<p>Two to three million people visit the trail annually but only about 2,000 of them complete its entire length, which takes between five and seven months. It goes through 14 states, along the Appalachian mountain range from Springer Mountain, Georgia, in the …

Hiking

Books worth reading, as recommended by Bill Gates, Susan Cain and more…

Find repose by exciting the mind. Some of the world’s leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work. Skim the list for your …

16 Useful Travel Websites You Probably Didn't Know About

Help for the holidays.

Travelers

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5 Things You Are Doing That Keep You From Feeling You Are Good Enough

Time to be truthful with myself and you! As a licensed marriage and family therapist, and as someone who helps people overcome their fears to get unstuck, I recently discovered one of my own. You see, this comes from the realization that we each create our own ball and chain, pile of rocks, or …

27 Delicious And Healthy Meals With No Meat

Because Mondays aren't the only days you can go meatless.

Healthy Eating

In Search of Sustainable Travel

In the 1980s, <b>ecotourism</b>—driven by a deep conservation and environmental ethic—focused on remote jungle lodges, nature treks, and the like. It was well-meaning and maybe appropriate to the time, but dwelled on the fringes of a largely uninterested mainstream travel industry.<p>At <i>Traveler</i> we observed …

30 of the most beautiful places in the world

Taktsang Palphug Monastery<p>Also known as the Tiger's Nest, the Taktsang Palphug Monastery can be found near the city of Paro in Bhutan, the small …

65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s

The books that will move you, inspire you, make you cry, make you think, make you laugh. Even if you read them in high school or college, you'll have a different perspective on them now that you're Out In The World. (Trust me.)<p><i>With extra-special thanks for their suggestions to the BuzzFeed</i> …

Books

On Its Confident Debut, Phox Puts A Reluctant Voice Front And Center

People hearing Monica Martin's astonishing voice for the first time might fairly assume that the Phox frontwoman has sung for rapt audiences forever. But they'd be wrong.<p>"I was really very private, I guess," the singer says. "I joined choir for one semester when I was a junior and I was afraid to …

My Sustainable Travel Manifesto

Some people look for the pool. Others head to the concierge.<p>Me? The very first thing I do when I arrive at a hotel is stand in the lobby and take a visual 360.<p>Can I tell what country I’m in (or even what continent I’m on) from the décor, the staff uniforms, the architecture? If not, I head for the …

Heavy Rotation: Our Panel's 10 Favorite Songs Of The Year (So Far)

Stream The Songs<p>Hawk House, 'Chill Pill'<p>Hawk House is the British hip-hop trio of brothers Sam and Eman Croydon and singer Demae; together, they make music that falls squarely between the progressive soul of Iman Omari and the progressive hip-hop of A Tribe Called Quest, Digable Planets and <i>Buhloone</i> …

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead - Modern Homesteading

Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient homestead, and it’s unlikely that any two 1-acre farms will follow the same plan …

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Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Growing food in population centres would increase yields, cut transport costs and overcome limited land area<p>Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in …

Build an Indoor Grow Light Plant Stand - DIY

<i>Anyone can build this attractive, ultra-easy indoor grow light plant stand, bookcase, seed-starting shelf and houseplant display case.</i><p>No more hauling …

Houseplants

Single Serving: Fickle Friends – SWIM

Fickle Friends are a five-piece “Brighton Pop Outfit” that have been playing a gig-or-two in support of hot up-and-comers IYES recently. Their …

The family farming revolution

Every era has its challenges. And each challenge demands specific responses.<p>In the 1960'€™s, famine threatened South Asia. New high yielding wheat …

Waste Reduction is Top Food and Beverage Trend for 2014

The latest trends impacting the food industry include moves to reduce the huge amount of food waste, as consumers simultaneously adapt their habits …

Agriculture