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How to Grab a Bite to Eat and Help the Planet


You CAN grab something to eat, enjoy every bite, AND help the planet..

How to Save Money AND help the planet


Don't all of us love to have the money to do the fun things that bring us joy? Not that all fun things require money, mind you, on the contrary! But have you ever wanted to read that awesome-looking new book, eat at that new green restaurant in town or throw a party for friends and family..

Spanish Courses in Spain


Spain: sun, sea, sand and Spanish..

Maples for Autumn Colour


As the weather cools in late summer and the days shorten noticeably so the deciduous trees and shrubs begin to withdraw chlorophyll from their leaves in preparation for the winter shutdown. With less of that vital green pigment to mask them, the other colours within the leaves begin to show through.

Too much to do in London!


No one can truly say they know London well. To know London completely is impossible.

Shark Pictures Not The Real Thing


Pictures of a massive dead Great White shark on the back of a bakkie are doing the rounds on email with the subject line saying "Caught at Monwabisi and Strandfontein Beach yesterday" - but experts have dismissed it as a hoax.The grim pictures show the shark with a hook and trace still attached.

Japanese Garden of Monaco


Have you ever seen an authentic Japanese garden? Well, I had the chance of seeing the one in Monaco and was really impressed too. Wanna taste a little Japanese culture? Stepping on this ground is escaping from the real world into a fantasy land.

Greek Food


A meal in Greece is highlighted with a selection of hot and cold plates known as mezedes. Soups are few but they are meals by themselves.

Ultralight Backpacking Versus Traditional Backpacking


Contrary to what many think, ultralight backpacking is not just about the freedom to hike more miles or to take your whole pack up the mountain with you. It is also about comfort and safety.

Side-Tripping in Montana


Nightlife in Big Sky, Montana is more exciting than you would think. Especially for a pair of happy-go-lucky California girls in town just for the heck of it, on a spur-of-the-moment vacation in search of a Western adventure.

Three Places to Interact with Dolphins in Hawaii


Visitors to Hawaii frequently see dolphins from shore or on a whale-watching cruise or fishing boat. Visitors sometimes happen to be in the water snorkeling or kayaking when a pod of dolphins swims by.

Where to Find Some of the Best Beaches in the World


We think that Cape Town has some of the best beaches in the world.You can choose beaches which are on the Indian Ocean, with warm water, or those on the colder Atlantic Ocean.

Review: Russell Shortos The Island At The Center Of The World


Up to now the preponderant view held by many historians is that Dutch contribution to American history and particularly to that of New York has been one of irrelevancy. As we no doubt realize, the winners write history, and unfortunately, whatever the losers may have contributed, it seems to be lost or forgotten in the shuffle.

Amazing Trek Across TIbet!


Today Bookpleasures and Sketchandtravel are pleased to have as our guest, Brandon Wilson, author of Yak Butter Blues.In 1992, Brandon and his wife Cheryl travelled 40 days from early October to the end of November in 1992 over 1000 kilometers travelling along the ancient pilgrimage route across Tibet.

Traveling To and Around Hawaii, A First-Time Visitors Primer


Six different islands in Hawaii are open to tourism. Most first-timers planning a trip to one or more than one island have numerous questions relating to where exactly to go and how exactly to get there.

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Scott Rall: Outdoors gifts of all kinds this season  Daily Globe

SCOTT RALL. The Globe outdoors columnist. I could have written this column a few weeks back, but if you or your outdoor person is anything like me, Christmas ...


Gift suggestions for outdoors enthusiasts  Lima Ohio

With a little more than a week left before Christmas, there is still plenty of time to get some gifts for the outdoors lover on your list.Stocking stuffers.


Unsung Hero: Vicki Wadman shares her love of outdoors with young hikers  Los Angeles Times

Most people wouldn't hike five miles in Laguna Beach's Willow Canyon with a couple of gallons of water strapped to their back. But Vicki Wadman wanted to ...


Central Kansas Outdoors 12-15  KSAL

Bob Roberts talks about Christmas gifts for outdoors folks and clothes may be the best idea. Muddy firearms Deer season may reduce the take this year. Anglers ...


Gander Outdoors to open for business in Augusta Friday  WRDW-TV

The store formerly known as Gander Mountain will open its doors to shoppers Friday under a new name - Gander Outdoors.


Hecho a Mano Art Market Expands Outdoors  Spectrum News

SAN ANTONIO – The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center has partnered with its neighbor, the Avenida Guadalupe Association, to bring Hecho a Mano to the Plaza ...


Tecumseh North kindergartners receive bicycles, helmets donated by Academy Sports + Outdoors  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Excitement was in the air Thursday afternoon at the Tecumseh North Elementary School gym.Parents and family members sat in bleachers on one side of the ...


Outdoor briefs | Outdoors  Lewiston Morning Tribune

Hunters: Time to file your harvest reports. BOISE — Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials are reminding big game hunters to fill out their hunter harvest ...


How European Outdoor Industry Coalition Grants Help Young People To Explore Life Outdoors  Forbes

Established as an International Non Profit Association, the It's Great Out There Coalition (IGOTC) of European outdoor companies aims to encourage more ...


OUTDOORS: Millions proposed to increase hatchery chinook production for orcas … and anglers  Peninsula Daily News

WEST END RIVERS are going to be sidelined as they recover from rainfall plentiful enough to trigger flood warnings over the last few days.


Outdoors news & notes from the Rock River Valley  Rockford Register Star

Muzzleloader deer seasonIllinois deer hunters harvested a preliminary total of 3863 deer during the 2018 Illinois Muzzleloader-only Deer Season (Dec. 7-9) ...


High Plains Outdoors: Air Gun Hunt  HPPR

This week, Luke takes us on a big bore airgun hunt to Ranger Creek Ranch www.rangercreekranch.com . Luke's hunted here for many years and loves the ...


Wiregrass Outdoors to hold ‘Pancake Breakfast with Santa’ fundraiser  Dothan Eagle

This Saturday morning, Wiregrass Outdoors will be breaking out the breakfast food and welcoming Kris Kringle himself for a “Pancake Breakfast with Santa” ...


Iowa's Great Outdoors - December 14, 2018  Local 5 - WeAreIowa.com

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Luke Bryan and Family Get Outdoors in ‘What Makes You Country’ Video  Rolling Stone

The holidays are family time for many so it's fitting that the brand-new Luke Bryan video for his latest single, “What Makes You Country,” features the singer's ...


Outdoors brand Fjallraven boosts spending amid parka battle  AdAge.com

For three winters in a row, parka-marketer Fjallraven has pushed its product with a Times Square billboard and other out-of-home and print ads. But amid rising ...


Outdoors: Piebald deer: a unusual phenomenon | Local Sports  Oneonta Daily Star

Recently, I have heard several people talking about piebald deer. Some of you may wonder what I'm talking about, but there seems to be a couple of these ...


Meet Pattie Gonia, the Backpacking Drag Queen Promoting Inclusivity in the Outdoors  Self

Instagram drag queen Pattie Gonia is spreading positive vibes and a powerful message about inclusivity in the outdoors, one high-heeled hike at a time.


First he got healthy, then he went elk hunting  Lewiston Morning Tribune

How 12-year-old John Gegen found himself in a cabin in the Colorado mountains on a recent evening receiving a personal video message from Philadelphia ...


5 big ideas that will get you and your family on the trail together  Reno Gazette Journal

Julie O'Neill and her family have been hiking backcountry trails since her kids were babies. She offers tips on how to have outdoors adventures, too.


Ammi Midstokke: A guide to developing intimacy for the outdoors person  Sports and Weather Right Now

It is no secret that some outdoors people might struggle with intimacy when it comes to other humans, and thus spend much time in the wilderness where ...


Active Outdoors: Christmas gifts for the outdoors lovers  Concord Monitor

Getting Christmas gifts for Active Outdoors folks can be a real challenge. If you surprise someone with something they really want and can really use and enjoy, ...


Prescott Farm to host solstice celebration | Outdoors  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center is offering a Winter Solstice Celebration on Dec. 15, from 3-5 p.m..


Curious Idaho: Ask us your questions about the Gem State’s outdoors lifestyle  Idaho Statesman

What do you want to know about Idaho's outdoors? Idaho Statesman outdoors reporter Nicole Blanchard wants to hear your questions about the state's outdoor ...


Outdoors: Beware the dangers of cold water  Tallahassee.com

Just because we live in Florida doesn't mean we can ignore the dangers of a cold-water dunking. I know most of us who've grown up in the Sunshine State have ...


Outdoors: Clam Company's Ice Fishing Team live for the outdoors  ECM Publishers

Scott Seibert and Shelly Holland, both members of the Clam Company's Ice Fishing Team, have learned to squeeze every free moment of time into the outdoors.


Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) PT Lowered to $75 at Imperial Capital Following 4Q  StreetInsider.com

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here.


Trout fishing 101: Try old reliable techniques for winter fishing fun  Tulsa World

It never hurts to go back over the basics, especially when there are always a few new people to the game.


Wrap up the 12 Days of Deals with sports/outdoors gifts  Chicago Tribune

For kids, trained athletes, and general fitness enthusiasts, sports and outdoor gifts are hard to beat. They can provide hours of entertainment, exercise, or.


Stacey Cole's Nature Talks: The Wake Robin beckoned on my walk  The Union Leader

I started towards the sky on a path between two hills. But try as I might I found myself more interested in trailing beside the brook that followed the woodland.


As temperatures drop for outdoors debate, Tampa's mayor's race heats up  Tampa Bay Times

Seven candidates will gather at Sparkman Wharf tonight to debate transportation issues, the latest sign that activity in advance of the March 5 election is picking ...


Outdoors calendar: Dec. 9, 2018 | Hunting & Fishing  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Today. n The West Virginia Clays skeet and trap club will hold a Christmas shoot, noon, at the club's range near Hernshaw. Call 304-549-7250. n West Virginia's ...


Womp, Womp: 5 Gifts You Should NOT Get for the Outdoors Person  GearJunkie

There are 1001 gift guides out there. But whatever you do, avoid these common bad outdoor gifts.


Find places for outdoor fun with free with new MDC “MO Outdoors” app  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Finding places to discover nature and enjoy outdoor activities in Missouri has just gotten easier. The Missouri Department of Conservation now offers its new, ...


Managing invasive plants in a forest | Outdoors  International Falls Journal

Minnesota is well loved for forested areas – from expansive tree covered landscapes to wooded city lots. While not all forests in Minnesota have invasive ...


Commentary: Good gifts for going outside | Outdoors  Lewiston Morning Tribune

BILLINGS, Mont. — Sometimes I can sound like my mother. (Imagine a high-pitched voice coming from a man with a gray beard.) “You're not wearing those ...


RATHER BE OUTDOORS: Make a welcoming first impression  The Digby Courier

When a front door is hidden or obscure, it makes first-time visitors uncomfortable.


Outdoors Holiday Gift Guide  Duluth News Tribune

Santa Claus was checking out new routes for his reindeer recently when he stopped in the Northland and tried his hand at ice fishing. Being Santa, he of course ...


Salvation Army Captain to sleep outdoors to help homeless News  The Sheboygan Press

Salvation Army's Capt. Daryl Mangeri will sleep outside for five nights to highlight the plight of the homeless.


Find new outdoor places with app  Daily Journal Online

Finding places to discover nature and enjoy outdoor activities in Missouri has just gotten easier.


Naples Baker Museum moves outdoors with minimalist prize: Buren work  Naples Daily News

The Baker Museum's newest exhibition is outdoors at Artis—Naples: Daniel Buren's "The Colors Above Our Heads Are Under Our Feet as Well."


Louisiana continues to monitor chronic wasting disease situation in Mississippi  Magnoliareporter

A third deer in Mississippi has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks ...


'She was sold on it.' How smartphones are helping hunters bag deer in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Adapters help overcome vision, physical challenges.


Beaver Sports holds free fat bike demo ride Sunday  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Beaver Sports is holding a fatbike demo ride with store bikes on Sunday.


Hike up East Rattlesnake Dec. 15 | Outdoors  The Laconia Daily Sun

HOLDERNESS — The Squam Lakes Association will host a hike on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, with an opportunity to learn about New ...


Outdoors, Vol. 2  Willamette Week

My Happy Place Camp Fire Mug | Tender Loving Empire | $22. This 14 oz. steel mug is perfect for your next camping adventure! Inspired by love for the outdoors ...


Lone Star Warriors Outdoors annual hunt  ConchoValleyHomepage.com

Lone Star Warriors Outdoors hosted their fifth annual hunt this past weekend in Christoval. The veterans flew in to San Angelo before being presented with their ...


Spring quota turkey hunt applications now being accepted  Paris Post Intelligencer

Even though it has felt like winter weather arrived early, you can still start thinking about dogwoods in bloom and turkey-talking time!


Enjoying Iowa's great outdoors  Fort Dodge Messenger

What is important to you? The most important things in my life are my family, friends, faith and the time I spend outside. My family and friends are the cente.


Spring turkey permits available Jan. 14 | Outdoors  High Plains Journal

Spring turkey hunting permits for 2019 will be available from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission beginning Jan. 14.


Best gift for the adventurer in your life: Outdoor experiences  Times Union

My inbox is filling up with emails from product companies. They're urging me to buy the latest in gear – backpacks, clothes, boots, bathing wipes. You name it ...


Saturday is the Interior Alaska Christmas Bird Count  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Arctic Audubon holds its annual Christmas Bird count on Saturday.


OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New DNR conservation officers go to work,...  Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' 18 newest conservation officers began working at their field stations Wednesday, Dec. 5. The new officers ...


Commentary: Why boaters love Smith River | Outdoors  Lewiston Morning Tribune

In the orange glow of a warm evening campfire, with the hushing sound of the Smith River rushing past, my son's friend talked of his love for this relatively small.


Whitefish summit focuses on Montana's outdoors economy  KBZK Bozeman News

WHITEFISH – If you hear more about Montana's tourism economy in the coming year it's likely because of the spark that was ignited this week in Whitefish.


Comments sought on elk shoulder seasons, mule deer hunting  Ravalli Republic

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public review and comment on the following proposals: 2019 elk shoulder seasons, 2019-2020 Biennial Wildlife ...


How The European Outdoor Sector Aims To Challenge Racism And Intolerance  Forbes

During the big influx of refugees to Germany, several outdoor brands moved positively to provide jobs where they could, aligning with the German ...


Outdoors: Doing the Riverdance  Tallahassee.com

Even though winter doesn't officially begin until Dec. 21, the fish (and fishermen) believe it happened this week. Air and water temperatures have plummeted, ...


Kids 'Bring the Outdoors In' at Family Fun Day  KVAL

EUGENE, Ore. — Today was family fun day at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum at the University of Oregon. The activities had a environmentally friendly theme.


Outdoors: Gun season harvest improves  South Bend Tribune

The 2018 deer firearms season in Michiana won't break any records, but it certainly was better than last year.


How the Outdoors Makes Your Kids Smarter  Outside

Playing outside isn't just good for your kid. It's essential.


Outdoor briefs for Thursday, Dec. 6 | Outdoors | bismarcktribune.com  Bismarck Tribune

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department and North Dakota Department of Agriculture are opening the Coyote Catalog, a statewide effort designed to ...


Baylor to face Vanderbilt in Academy Sports and Outdoors Texas Bowl  Dallas News

One week after an impressive win over Texas Tech, Baylor learned it will face Vanderbilt (6-6, 3-5 SEC) in the Academy Sports and Outdoors Texas Bowl on Dec ...


It's time for Maine to take brook trout protection seriously  Bangor Daily News

Today, the general law statewide — that is, the rules that govern a basic water with no special protection needed — allows for live fish as bait.. Maine news ...


Matt Ryan Has Much Better Fantasy Production Indoors Than Outdoors  The Duel

Matt Ryan's fantasy football numbers are extremely different based on if he's playing on a grass field or a turf field.


Outdoors calendar  Duluth News Tribune

Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, DECC, Duluth. Admission: $10, free for ages 12 and younger. Go to mniceshow.com. Beer and ...


Are Treadmill Workouts Really as Effective as Running Outside?  GQ

A treadmill workout can be as effective as a run outside, as long as you know to make a few little tweaks to your indoors routine.


OUTDOORS WITH WAUGH: The all-Canadian grouse  Edmonton Sun

By NEIL WAUGHFor the past few weeks, while I've been heading out the door in my unattainable quest for a whitetail buck, my regular outdoors companion has ...


Former Nike, SC Johnson CEO joins Johnson Outdoors board  BizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

Racine-based Johnson Outdoors Inc. has added a former president and chief executive officer of S.C. Johnson and Son Inc. to its board of directors.


Blog: Ice fishing action picking up, open house at Fish307  Glens Falls Post-Star

This week's cold weather has been good for the region's ice fishermen, as many smaller waters have firmed up with fishable ice, and parts of bigger waters have, ...


Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) Q4 Earnings: Fishing Segment Hold Key  Zacks.com

Johnson Outdoors' (JOUT) top line in fourth-quarter fiscal 2018 is likely to be driven by revenue growth at the fishing segment.


REI Closes on Black Friday, asking shoppers to #OptOut and go outdoors instead  WTVC

The day after Thanksgiving is often associated with door buster deals. But this Black Friday, some locals chose peace and quiet in the great outdoors. Outdoor ...


Share your Outdoors story with News-Press Storytellers  The News-Press

The Southwest Florida Storytellers Project is hosting "Great Outdoors" on Feb. 20 at Bass Pro Shops.


Conservation officer reports - December 12, 2018  Aitkin Independent Age

CO Ashley Whiteoak (Malmo) worked ice angling and ATV enforcement on Mille Lacs Lake. Enforcement action was taken for illegal-length walleye, fishing ...


EPA grant gets Central Oregon students outdoors  KTVZ

In September, the Children's Forest of Central Oregon was awarded one of four Environmental Education grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...


Dimich Outdoors  Herald Review

Even though today's portable shelters are the cat's meow for getting out of the wind and cold, sometimes, especially if the little fry are aboard, you just have to ...


Twin Citians have healthy access to outdoors; survey’s sponsors want you out there on Black Friday  St. Paul Pioneer Press

If new hiking gear is on the holiday wish list, customers of REI, the outdoor apparel and goods chain, will have to wait until after Black Friday to check the items ...


What's Up Outdoors: Ice fishing gift ideas to add to the Christmas...  Brainerd Dispatch

Since most of my time lately is spent at ice fishing events all over the state, I've been seeing a few new products that I think might make great Christmas gifts.


Unique gifts are a perfect option for lovers of the great outdoors  Pike County News Watchman

COLUMBUS, OH – As Ohioans celebrate the holidays and create memories with loved ones, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has great ...


Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia defends decision to practice outdoors  ESPN

A day after Lions coach Matt Patricia held his team's practice outside in the cold and snow, despite playing four straight games indoors or in Arizona, the ...


Cyber Monday 2018: Best Outdoor and Fitness Deals (Fitbit, Apple Watch, Etc)  WIRED

If you need running shoes, a fitness watch, or a new backpack, these Cyber Monday deals are for you. Apple Watch, Fitbit, Treadmills, and more.


Industry Buzz: Snow Show schedule, Mystery Ranch, Stio, Therm-a-Rest, Go RVing, and more  SNEWS

Therm-a-Rest, Snow Show schedule, Mystery Ranch, Stio, Go RVing, and more.


Connecting youth with faith and the outdoors  WXOW.com

The Coulee Region based Kicking Bear Foundation organizes camps and adventures to teach people about the outdoors while connecting them to God.


Covington responds to outcry after outdoor cat houses torn down  WXIX

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - Some residents are sounding off after shelters for cats were accidentally torn down by Covington officials. In an effort to take care of ...


App helps Game and Fish Commission track wildlife  Magnoliareporter

Hunters can help the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission with wildlife management efforts through the AGFC's free Deer Hunting Observation Survey ...


Author John McPhee Still Finds Wonder in the Outdoors, Chocolate and Circus Bears  TIME

John McPhee discusses teaching creative non-fiction at Princeton and the process putting together his most recent book 'The Patch'.


Outdoors Column | Les Winkeler: Swapping stories in the man cave  The Southern

After a brief introduction, Shannon Hunt, and his son, Logan, ushered me into the “man cave” in their garage.


Scuttlebiz: Gander Mountain didnt work, maybe Gander Outdoors will?  The Augusta Chronicle

The once-shuttered sporting goods store on Mason McKnight Jr. Parkway is reopening as Gander Outdoors. The company made no formal announcement about ...


Johnson Outdoors expects negative impact on profit from tariffs  Milwaukee Business Journal

Johnson Outdoors Inc. said it expects to see millions of dollars in negative impact next year from recently imposed tariffs. The Racine-based business, which ...


Watch thief grab $3,300 worth of North Face coats from Alabama Outdoors in Homewood; suspect sought  AL.com

Authorities are trying to identify a suspect who grabbed an armful of coats and dashed out the door. The theft happened Thursday, Nov. 15, at Alabama Outdoors ...


See it, try it and buy it at one of Minnesota's outdoors sho...  West Central Tribune

Friday: 1-8 p.m.. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. With more than 190 exhibits, the St. Paul Ice Show is the largest consumer show dedicated ...


Reflecting a life in the outdoors  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A gallery of images by Grand Marais-based photographer Bryan Hansel, this week's Currents profile in Star Tribune Outdoors.


Home improvement gifts for people who love getting their hands dirty  Popular Science

Put that smart light bulb back in the re-gifting pile. Here's a gift guide for the friend or family member who is always outdoors, cutting up brush, and posting photos ...


Janesville man leads volunteer effort to create, maintain outdoor ice rink  Gazettextra

If cold weather ever sticks around in Janesville, the city might have a public outdoor ice rink at Traxler Park for the first time in several years.


Shop Holiday: Gifts for outdoors lovers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It's not hard to find gifts for people who love hunting, fishing and the great outdoors.


Better Black Friday for the outdoors  The Columbian

If working off the Thanksgiving calories by jostling with other shoppers isn't your idea of a good time, how about spending your Black Friday in the outdoors ...


12 area artists to have their work featured on Adams Outdoor Advertising billboards for ArtPop 2019  Allentown Morning Call

Twelve regional artists who work in mediums from acrylic to hand-cut stained glass and fiber have been chosen as the winners of the 5th annual ArtPop ...


Outdoors: Seeking northern pike is worthwhile adventure  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Over the past 50 years, the population of northern pike, especially big northern pike, in our Oahe reservoir has followed cycles dependent on water level, ...


Scenic Sanibel Island offers many choices to enjoy outdoors  Buffalo News

Sanibel Island, adjacent to Fort Myers in Southwest Florida, uses its natural attractions that include a wide variety of fish species, an incredible amount of b…


The outdoor economy is shifting the way we think about spending time outside  Marketplace APM

This sector of the U.S. economy is using its financial power to address the threat to public lands and to increase participation outdoors.


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