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Adventure lovers, particularly hikers, have some great news. An epic new hiking trail has opened that connects various national parks and forests in the Baltic region — Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The hiking trail is 1,300 miles (2,092 kilometers) long and the majority lies in national parks. This hiking trail brings great opportunities to explore the natural wilderness. Needless...
Lanzarote
Those seeking an extraordinary wine tour should head to the vineyards in Lanzarote. The mention of vineyards conjures images of lush greenery, located usually in serene locations, where the tourists can savor the fine quality wine while enjoying the sunsets amidst serenity. This is what you can find in famous winery destinations like Napa, the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, and...
Close up of pink flannel flowers.
In November 2019, massive bushfires erupted in Australia and ravaged the country, including the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, for a whole nine months. Then nature intervened in March 2020 with heavy rainfalls to help battling firefighters control the fires and extinguish them all by the end of the month. The bushfires that inflicted so much suffering in...
Seb Lester calligraphy, I Wish
There is never not a good time to read a motivational quote. Imagine walking down the street, engrossed in some sorrow, and suddenly you come across a wall that has a beautiful poem written in calligraphy that uplifts your mood and it seems like a sign from the universe. And, given the way 2020 turned out, such motivational signs...
A woman looking at her fitness tracker while running in the park in Autumn.
Ever since Fitbit was introduced in 2009, the popularity of wearable fitness activity trackers has shot up. Look around and you will see a lot of people from many age groups using these sleek devices. Most fitness gadget users love using the devices as well. Ask someone how he or she has benefited from one and chances are you...
lady soaks in light blue bath tub of almond milk with red flowers floating
A long, hot soak with essential oils and fragrant body wash is the ultimate recipe for relaxation after a tiring day. Today, bathing is a private exercise that helps us de-stress and revitalize. But historically speaking, this is a relatively new development. Throughout history, the activity of bathing was mostly public or else tied to cleansing bathing rituals for...
Children
Raising children the proper way has been an eternal dilemma for parents. Michaeleen Doucleff attempts to clear up some of the myths associated with parenting. The noted NPR journalist points out the mistakes committed by the majority of parents and how they can evade the pitfalls in her well-researched book entitled Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach...
Switching over to eco-friendly makeup products and habits can help greatly reduce environmental damage.
It is important to take up measures that reduce the carbon footprint and make the Earth a better place to live in. Every person, regardless of income level, lifestyle, or location, can do his/her little bit to reduce environmental pollution. This is applicable for those involved with the makeup and grooming industry as well. Switching over to eco-friendly makeup...
Sign on bamboo fencing surrounded by lusch tropical plants reading "Wonderful Indonesia, Orchid Forest Cikole".
Orchids are uncanny but marvelous substitutes for common flowers used on various occasions. Find roses too mainstream? Try gifting a bouquet of orchids. Need flowers to decorate a venue? How about orchids? Need a flower that's hypoallergenic to send a friend who is allergic to flowers? Choose orchids! Although orchids are a rare find among flowers, they have become...
Eating late at night and staying up late are not good for the liver according to Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Modern life is fast-paced and stressful. People are busy with careers, family, friends, and more. As a result, they may consume an unhealthy diet, eat late at night, stay up too late, smoke, and drink alcohol, lifestyle habits detrimental to the liver. To try to compensate, people may take healthcare products indiscriminately, potentially adding to the damage.   Such poor choices...