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2014-03-27 12:28:03

Tahoe Trips and Trails announces new speaker series, guided treks and self-led backpacking adventures TRUCKEE / LAKE TAHOE, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "How do you Tahoe?" asks Patty Baird, owner of Tahoe Trips and Trails, the outdoor adventure company based out of The Cedar House Sport Hotel. The question -- part challenge, part tongue in cheek and all inspiring -- is asked with a smile. "It's not just a state of mind, and it is more than a lifestyle," explains Baird....

2013-11-27 23:32:26

As the demand for finding available campgrounds and campsites grows, W G Software Inc. has released two new domains to help campers find a good spot. With the acquisition of CampgroundsAvailable.com and CampsitesAvailable.com, the company plans to expand their Internet holdings and create an avenue for adventurers and outdoors lovers to find good locations. Austin TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 This service is complimentary to the RentalHomesAvailable.com website, which allows for customers...

Hikers Tend To Be Underprepared
2013-05-29 11:13:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study by Brown University researchers found that hikers in New Hampshire's White Mountain National Forest are often underprepared. The researchers gauged the readiness by how many of 10 essential items hikers typically brought along for their trek through the rugged terrain. Writing in the journal Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, the team noted that hikers in this area often go out without this equipment, mostly because they...

2012-12-02 05:02:26

After trading at capacity for over 3 years, the backpackers Hostel "Somewheretostay" has decided expansion is the only choice to accommodate the growing number of travellers flocking to Brisbane, Australia. (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 Eski Toumbas, owner of the hostel, said, "Brisbane and Queensland are known amongst travellers around the world as The Sunshine State. The amazing weather and atmosphere all year round has helped overcome local floods and the high Australian Dollar to keep...

2012-09-27 23:01:01

Tourism in Australia has had many hurdles thrown at them in recent years including from the Global Financial Crisis, high Australian Dollar and unpredictable weather like the 2011 Brisbane floods. Somewheretostay Backpackers in Brisbane has come out fighting announcing a refurbishment and revamp of the business to cater for budget conscious backpacker. Brisbane, Queensland (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 "We are thrilled to have powered through many obstacles to finally be able to finish our...

2012-09-19 23:00:09

A new listings site for holiday parks will open up a whole new online world of accommodation options for Australian travelers. Backed by a multi-million dollar marketing campaign, it uses sophisticated intuitive technology for travelers to match the perfect property to their individual preferences. (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 A new listings site for holiday parks will open up a whole new online world of accommodation options for Australian travelers. Turu.com.au was officially launched in...

Word of the Day
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.