When you are a poor college student, the phrase "every penny counts" really starts to ring true. However, although the wallet may be a little thinner these days, there are still plenty of ways to keep yourself occupied and have fun throughout the semester.
While it's fun and cheap to visit year-round, those who are picky and visit in April or May will be rewarded. Shoulder Season is upon us, and it doesn't get much better than this -- mild weather, empty hiking trails and scene stealing wildflowers are just a few great reasons to visit the Smokies.
To be honest, I've never been a big fan of camping. In fact, I've never quite gotten the whole idea of "roughing it" because it has always seemed a contrary notion to me. But glamping, on the other hand, is an entirely different story.
What are the activities that one can do in the Los Angeles area for a day? Don't forget about the often-neglected middle child, the South Bay, as it too has just as much to offer as its neighboring cities.
We love the idea of raising our children to give back, but many of us find it hard to build volunteerism into our busy day-to-day lives.
In 1913, four men reached the South Summit of Denali, also known as Mt. McKinley. A century later, on June 13th, a team of seven men and three women will make news when they do the same: These new explorers of America's heights are predominately African-American.
For many hikers, spring shoulder season- - when daylight outpaces nighttime and the snowpack starts to melt -- calls to mind swarms of merciless biting insects and ankle-deep mud wallows. But spring has plenty more going for it.
It has been two and a half years since I moved to 10th Street, hoping to find a quiet block and, indeed, despite its East Village locale, no bars have popped up here. In their stead, "healthy living" (or eco-friendly) establishments have come to this tree-lined stretch of 10th Street.
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A small town with a big heart. The proud residents of this burg are fond of that municipal nickname, and it's hard to dispute its accuracy.
There's an incredible diversity of nature in California, and we now have more national parks than any other state to prove it. There is really no better place to experience all the central coast has to offer than at Pinnacles National Park.
By Alanna Brown a LuxEcoLiving Advocate and creator of Brown House Online ...
With word that a large-scale cutting of trees could begin on January 28, 2013, a 24 year-old local woman, calling herself the warbler, climbed into a large ponderosa pine tree slated for removal.
This time of year money can be tight, so finding the right gift for your sweetie can be tough. However, experiences trump material gifts any day! Why not create a great day or weekend where you get to spend time with your Valentine, showing them just how much you love being with them?
The award to Armed Services YMCA reflects the ongoing commitment of Newman's Own Foundation to organizations serving military service personnel, veterans, and their families.
"I often come up with theorems in dreams, or while swimming or walking," says Schneider. "I once thought of a heuristic proof of the Prime Number Theorem on a walk, when I saw spring flowers falling froma tree."