What exactly is forest bathing? It’s spending time in nature with a quiet mind that allows you to experience your surroundings with all your senses. Take in the sights, smells and sounds.
Piet Oudolf is a landscape designer extraordinaire. He is well-known as the mastermind behind the gardens of New York City’s High Line as well as Chicago’s Millennium Park.
The High Line is a nearly one and a half mile long park in New York City built on an abandoned elevated railway. The success of the High Line has inspired other cities around the world to develop similar projects.
Wake up to ducks floating past your bedroom window, then hop on the metro to work! Here are 10 houseboat communities that are in or near cities.
Ditch your Senseo or Nespresso! Let’s make coffee without an electric machine! Yes, you can make coffee without electricity.
One of the best reasons to go camping is to get out in nature and disconnect. To sleep under the stars, cook over wood fires and leave computers and smart phones behind.
Did you know that Iowa has almost 2,000 miles of multi-use trails separated from roadways where you can cycle, run, rollerblade or walk?
I hate carrying lots of stuff when I travel! I curse every step while lugging a suitcase up stairs or over cobblestones. Here are my tips for packing light.
Ready for a road trip? Why stay in cheap motels when you can throw a tent in the trunk of the car and enjoy fresh air instead? Here are 7 tips for an awesome car camping experience geared toward first timers.
How walkable is your neighborhood? Find out by checking walkscore.com! Just enter your city, postal code, or let your computer location do the talking and discover how walkable your city or neighborhood is.
Reduce household waste and turn food scraps into soil by breaking them down via composting. And you can do it even if you live in a small apartment!
We spend around 3,000 hours per year in our beds. Have you ever thought about what your mattress, pillows and blankets are made of and how that might affect you and the environment?