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How To Hike The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is an American legend, over 2000 miles of marked hiking trail extending from Georgia to Maine, and passing through 15 American states in all. Some people, known as Thru hikers, try and walk the whole trail in one go, which takes months, as is for the hardcore, or those with a lot of time on their hands, only. Others, called Section hikers, will do it in stages, perhaps a few weekends a ...

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Fabulous Fun For Families Visiting Vancouver

Thanks to this British Columbian bastion of culture and the great outdoors, any family visiting Vancouver will be in for an amazing experience that won't fail to excite and enthral in equal measures. Whether you're into exploring on land or at sea, this stretch of Canada is well-known for both its natural beauty as well as a magnificent array of wildlife and no trip is complete without watching whales or se ...

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How To Bond With Your Kids In 2014

If you're a parent and still considering something to improve on in the New Year then why not make the resolution to form a deeper bond with your kids? Surely, all that work and material gain means absolutely nothing if you can't find anything to talk about with your offspring and from spending more time away from the office to getting off that 'smart' phone or ipad, this is the year where you can really ma ...

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There’s Not Just Football In Natal, Brazil

As the host city of the match between Italy v's Uruguay, all eyes will no doubt be on Natal at some point or another during the World Cup 2014 and if you've got plans to get a little closer then you'll find plenty of fun activities to enjoy to ensure you make the most of the coast. With a nickname like 'Cidade do Sol' (City of the Sun) you'll soon get the picture of what to expect and if you're looking for ...

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Awesome Ski Resorts In North America

If you're planning on getting away for a bit of winter sport action early next year then heading to North America will certainly take you to some of the coolest resorts on the planet as from the east coast resorts of Vermont to Banff in Canada, you'll be totally spoiled for choice. Skiing and snow-boarding is an awesome way to have fun when the snow is falling and even if you don't fancy hitting the slopes ...

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How To Keep Warm This Winter

As the first frosts of autumn start to bite and the season prepares to change to winter, keeping warm has to be essential for all of us no matter what our age or circumstances. We lose the majority of our body heat from our feet and head so covering up when we go outside is certainly best practice but what about when we're stuck indoors, what's the best advice for keeping warm whilst staying at home? If you ...

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Great Ideas For California Dreamers

There aren't many more dreamy places in the world other than California and if you're a fan of windswept beaches, laid-back café culture and some of the most incredible outdoor landscapes on the planet then surely you've got a wish list that you're just itching to get ticked off. All that sunshine no doubt encourages thoughts of getting brown, wearing cut-downs and strolling along board-walks without a care ...

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Get Your Kids Ready For School

The advent of the autumn and September means many things to many people and perhaps while you're looking forward to country rambles and kicking leaves about, your neighbour may well be rubbing his hands in glee at the prospect of a new football season. However, for the smaller members of society, September means only one thing – back to school – and if you're a parent who has a child going to school for the ...

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Follow In The Footsteps Of America’s Literary Giants

America has produced some of the world's literary greats and the chance to walk in their footsteps has to be an absolute pleasure for anyone interested in reading or writing about their work. From the cities of the east coast to the sandy beaches of the west, there are so many experiences that this country brings to travellers that even the least creative person couldn't fail to be inspired. If you're a fan ...

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Check Out America’s Best Campsites

Truth be told, camping isn't always a wonderful escape. How often does the great outdoors look strangely like a car park in a farmer’s muddy field? Your sense of peace and seclusion slowly evaporated by the screaming children in the tent next door, and the couple across the way arguing over a forgotten can opener. Well, before you give up hope and vow to go all-inclusive next year, why not let these five in ...

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