Brooklyn Bridge (photo: Toms Rits) The CBD industry is thriving. For starters, the growing concerns over prescription pain medications have led more people to seek alternatives. The industry has also grown because of increased public awareness about how effective CBD is and how many health benefits it may offer. However, laws have not always kept up with public … [Read more...] about CBD Laws & Regulations in the US and Other Countries
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Summer in Mykonos, Greece (photo: Dave Lee) Why is it that some of the best destinations in the world for backpacking are also some of the hottest? The Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, Central America – these are all uniquely fantastic for backpacking, but they’re also hot, sticky and humid. By the time you hit the hostel after trekking from the train station, your back … [Read more...] about Jet-Sweating: 4 Tips for Backpacking in the Heat
A hiker takes in the view This article is for entertainment purposes and does not constitute medical advice. Hikers and campers are more than just accustomed to injuries, especially if they’ve been doing what they do for a long time. They know everything from burns to cuts, rashes, and so on – as well as how to treat them. However, beginner hikers and campers … [Read more...] about Common Hiking Injuries and How to Treat Them
When it comes to travel, it's easy to focus on exciting plans for the future, whether in your own country or far-off lands. An essential step in the planning process involves ensuring you're safely covered in case of unexpected and unfortunate events. This is where travel insurance can make a difference. Travel insurance refers to purchased coverage protecting travelers … [Read more...] about Travel Insurance: What Is The Maximum Trip Length?
Ask anyone who has done it, and they'll tell you that traveling is one of the most amazing things you can do in your life. It's an opportunity to explore natural landscapes and bustling cities, try exotic cuisines, immerse yourself in different cultures, and meet new friends along the way. However, one thing that isn't really spoken about — and one of the trickier parts … [Read more...] about Traveling On Your Period: South America Survival Guide