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On My Travels The Great Outdoors and Nature

Things to Do While at the Beach

There is nothing like a day at the beach, no matter where that beach might be. Who doesn’t love the song of seagulls, the smell of the salt air and the soothing sound of the waves rolling onto the shore? I know I love it, it’s one of those places that simply brings my soul peace and harmony within minutes.

The beach however, isn’t just for strolling down, as much fun as that can be, but it can also be an adventure or even a mini-vacation depending upon how long you plan on visiting the beach. There are a lot of different things you can do while visiting the beach. Continue Reading

On My Travels The Great Outdoors and Nature

Things to Know In Order to Enjoy Hiking

Hiking can really be a wonderful way in which you can get out and truly enjoy what nature has to offer you. If you really have never been on a true hike it’s something that you should consider doing. If the word hiking scares you off just realize that if you can walk, you can hike. Honest. What hiking is, is simply going for a walk but instead of walking in the city or in a mall you do it in the wilderness. When it comes to hiking it isn’t much different from plain old walking except that the surfaces you’ll be walking on are more than likely going to be more uneven than what you will find at your local city park. Plus, if you are really going out some place out there, you need to be more prepared than you need to be when going on a walk. Continue Reading

The Great Outdoors and Nature

Nothing Like a Walk in the Park

If you are looking for a good way to commune with nature and have a chance to simply get away from all the hustle and bustle of work and the city, there is nothing like a walk in the park. Even if it’s one of your city parks, it still helps you to calm down and relax. Any time you give yourself the opportunity to be with nature, the natural beauty of it all is one of the best things that will help you battle any stress you might have in your life and lord knows that we all face a lot of stress off and on in our lives. Continue Reading

The Great Outdoors and Nature

Tips for Making Your Outdoor Entertaining Easy But Elegant

When the weather is nice there is nothing like entertaining outdoors. This is something I really enjoy doing. Often times people will make it far more difficult that it really needs to be and that can take a lot of the fun out of it. So I think it’s important that you make this fun event as easy on yourself as you possibly can. So, here are a few things to consider to help make outdoor entertaining a lot easier and more enjoyable for you. Continue Reading

The Great Outdoors and Nature

Bringing Nature to a Small Place

I love nature and there’s nothing like being able to spend time soaking in all that nature has to offer. Something though, it can be difficult to go out and find just the right spot, especially if you live in a large city. That’s why I think that it’s important that we bring nature to us, to our own homes so that we can enjoy what the natural beauty of life around us has to offer. It’s really an easy thing to do some of you might say, if you have enough space like a yard. But, what do you do if you live where you are confined to say a small patio or a balcony? What can you do then? Well, believe it or not, you can do more than you think. Continue Reading