Face Your Fears: Common Concerns With Solo Backpacking as a Woman (and how to deal with them!)

Have you always wanted to go backpacking and experience nature and all that it has to offer? A lot of women would love to go on a backpacking experience but have this fear about it that just won’t allow them to do it, especially by themselves. In this article we’ll take a look at some of the common concerns women have with traveling or backpacking solo, and some ways to deal with them.

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Recharging With a Recore Mattress (plus a giveaway!)

As a new mama to a pleasantly curious and soon to be very mobile little girl, getting in a solid eight hours or more each night is not only vital for myself, but for the health and sanity of my whole family. That’s why when the nice folks at Novosbed reached out to see if I was interested in reviewing their newest mattress called the Recore™, I was eager to give it a try. Read on for my full review, plus a chance for you to win a brand new mattress!

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A Rocky Mountains Road Trip Checklist: 25 Essential Items to Bring

If you’re headed off on a road trip through the Rocky Mountains, you’re guaranteed to experience unforgettable natural scenery, wildlife sightings, mountain town hospitality, and plenty of outdoor activities, no matter the season. To help you feel more prepared so you can truly enjoy your trip, here are 25 essential items you shouldn’t leave home without!

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The Moth Cafe: Vegan Eatery in Edmonton, Alberta

With its incredible vegan dishes and warm atmosphere, the contemporary Moth Cafe located just outside of downtown Edmonton, Alberta left me feeling nourished and more than content by the time I had finished brunching there. While it may be a vegan eatery, it doesn't mean you need to be a vegan to enjoy their healthy plates and creative (and extensive) drink menu.

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Planning Your Icefields Parkway Drive in One Day

The Icefields Parkway, a 232 km driving tour through some of the most impressive landscapes in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, is a stunning introduction for those planning their first trip to this region of the world. To give you an idea of the main stops along the way, here is a handy guide on how you can spend one day touring the Icefields Parkway.

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