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38 Useful Camping Hacks and Tips

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To be honest with you, I’m not camping’s biggest fan. But as it is a cheap way to get away with all the kids so hubby and I have resolved to ‘get more into camping’. If you are struggling to get yourself over the line to catch the camping bug, do what I did – inspire yourself with camping hacks! You’ll be off camping just to try out some of these ingenious hacks, and before you know it you’ll be having a great time! 1. Corn chips (I tried with Doritos) make a great substitute for fire starters or kindling when...

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In the current circumstances a travel bag may be the last thing on your mind

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But while you might not be traveling for a while, now is a good time to plan your travel bucket list and have a carry setup to help you embrace it in the future. And with your desire likely increasing daily to travel further and more extensively than ever before, having one system that can tackle a slew of travel carry needs is certainly a good thing. The Gravel Bag System is just such a setup, featuring three bags in one to adapt quickly and easily to carry life on the go. Plain sailing from plane aisles to beyond The...

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2020-05-23

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All illustrations by Stuart Holmes Atlanta has always been a city of transplants. In a metro population of six million, about fourteen percent of residents were born in other countries (compared with New Orleans’s seven percent or Nashville’s eight percent). But if the international presence here is sizable, it’s also scattered. You won’t find a Chinatown or Greektown or Little This or That, at least not in the urban core (Gwinnett County does have the nickname Seoul of the South). The most famous strip of immigrant-owned businesses, Buford Highway, is not a singular ethnic enclave but a melting pot. That’s...

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Happy Trails

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Does this saddle have a seat belt? This is the first question to cross my mind once I’ve hoisted myself astride a strawberry roan named Mae at Aspen Canyon Ranch in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Suddenly I’m perched 6 feet off the ground with 1,200 pounds of horsepower between my legs, and all I’ve got to hang onto is a saddlehorn and a flimsy pair of reins. I can count on one white-knuckled hand the number of times I’ve ridden a horse, but here I am at a modern-day dude ranch learning how to get in touch with my inner...

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Happy Trails

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Does this saddle have a seat belt? This is the first question to cross my mind once I’ve hoisted myself astride a strawberry roan named Mae at Aspen Canyon Ranch in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Suddenly I’m perched 6 feet off the ground with 1,200 pounds of horsepower between my legs, and all I’ve got to hang onto is a saddlehorn and a flimsy pair of reins. I can count on one white-knuckled hand the number of times I’ve ridden a horse, but here I am at a modern-day dude ranch learning how to get in touch with my inner...

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