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Sooooooooooooooo...... You want to RV huh?!  Its super easy to see them cruising down the road in the summer breeze and impulsively take the next exit at Camping World and plop down a fat deposit on that behemoth with all the pop outs and gadgets your heart desires, but slow down there hoss!   There are some things to think about and consider before taking out that loan. There are various options to get that good old American freedom feeling of hittin' the roads and leaving the big city in your rear view mirror.  The RV lifestyle can be more...

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The corona-virus pandemic has slammed the travel and leisure industry, just as we are heading into the peak season, but part of this industry seems to have benefited from the crisis. Don't believe it? Look no further than the recreational vehicle and camping stocks, which have skyrocketed in the past month. Camping World 3 Month Stock Chart  Winnebago 3 Month Stock Chart Thor Industries (Airstream) 3 Month Stock Chart and the list goes on....   RVs, Car Camping, Over landing, and Primitive Camping can all be fun ways to experience the outdoors, and all are great alternatives to hotels, cruise...

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The Ten Essentials have been an essential element of backpacking and hiking culture for as long as I can remember. Just like the food guide pyramid, they have been slimmed down, expanded, stretched out, consolidated and modified through the course of time because those damn gear heads can't make up their minds and wanted to complicate your life (or because they rationally thought it through and found more logical ways of organizing it, but the first option is more fun) :)   The O.G 10 essentials went as follows; 1.) Map2.) Compass3.) Sunglasses and sunscreen4.) Extra clothing5.) Headlamp or flashlight6.) First-aid...

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“The mind is an untrained child you have to teach what to do.” — Daniel Beaty    Vipassana, or insight meditation, is the practice of continued close attention to sensation, through which one ultimately sees the true nature of existence. Without going into any religious or spiritual background of meditation, I want to discuss it in regards to improving our mental health as we find ourselves isolated, separated from loved ones and alone to our thoughts and the media in these difficult times. I am writing this in the middle of a pandemic, especially for the USA who is just...

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When a disaster strikes, you need to be ready to have a secure, safe food and water supply. Here I'll talk about the food side of things. 

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