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You can see it in your mind – that amazing trip filled with new sights and cultures, the one you’ve been saving vacation time and bonuses to do.
Or you’re excited about the volunteer project that you finally have time to participate in, and you want to make a meaningful contribution.
Or you’ll be spending more time with your grandkids now that your work life is wrapping up, and you have all kinds of ideas for what to do with them – if you can keep up with them!
Whatever the active experience is, the content here will help you make the most of your investment.
You’ll find tips for preparing for physical activities, information on the latest clothing and gear to make your experience more comfortable, and answers to questions you may not even have thought to ask yet.
FYI: Blog posts by Becki Rupp and Trailblazer Wellness LLC are for informational purposes only and may not be the best fit for you and your personal situation. Information included in these posts shall not be construed as medical advice. The information and education provided here is not intended or implied to supplement or replace professional medical treatment, advice, and/or diagnosis. Always check with your own physician or medical professional before trying or implementing any information read in our blog posts.
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Clothing, gear and book suggestions that make active travel more comfortable and enjoyable.
Three lessons for making the most of your visit For many people, visiting the Galapagos is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. As I was getting ready for my trip to the famous islands in the Pacific, almost everyone I talked to said going there is on their “bucket list.”...
What to bring so you have an amazing experience If you’re the type who usually packs for a trip the night before you leave, it’s time to change that habit, at least when you pack for a multi-sport adventure trip. The sooner you start pulling together the items for...
Steps to take before you go, so you have an amazing experience Now that you’ve decided to take a multi-sport trip, the fun is just beginning! If you haven’t decided on a specific trip yet, get some tips for that in “Picking Your First Multi-sport Adventure.” You...
What to look for so you have an amazing experience Maybe you’ve seen friends post on Facebook about their latest trip – hiking and sea kayaking in Alaska, biking and hiking in Italy, biking and snorkeling on Caribbean islands. The views are amazing, and everyone seems...
You finally booked that amazing trip that’s been on your mind for years – congrats! If you’re like me, you researched a bunch of options, read dozens of reviews from others who have been there, and carefully weighed the costs and perks before making reservations.