Anyone around here familiar with this National hiking Trail south of Alexandria Louisiana? That’s where I’m at right now! I’ve had a fierce hankering to do this trail for a while now but haven’t gotten around to it so I figured to make a long weekend of it. […]
A recent report at Globehunters has identified the top ten global hotspots for backpacking. Some of these immediately struck me as idyllic backpacking destinations and some of them took a minute or two of thinking about before I realized just how perfect they would be! Which one would […]
Washington Post reporter, Nicole Ellis, reveals how little you can get away with carrying when you spend two years travelling all over the world living out of a backpack – PLUS her go-to, must-have extras!
Check out this article by Mississippi State University assistant professor Marcus Lashley. A lot of it is common knowledge to anyone paying even a little bit of attention to their surroundings. We all know that feral pigs are a tremendous threat to pretty much everything. In fact, when […]
“It [the wilderness] was ready to echo the growl of a bear; the howl of a wolf; or the scream of a panther; but when you get fairly into the middle of one of these grim forests you are surprised to find that the larger inhabitants are not […]
According to this article in Forbes Magazine, these are your eight best bets to fit a bargain vacation in the shoulder season or the fall. We’ve already got our Fall travel planned out and booked, but I would think that these destinations would be perennially inexpensive in September […]
My mom! – Anyone that can cook 3 meals per day for a family of seven every day for 40 years is a master chef! Justin Wilson – I guarantee! Irma Rombauer Emeril Lagasse – BAM! Rachael Ray Paula Dean – Everything starts with a stick of butter. […]
Several of these are already on the Roaming Parkers’ list and several more totally deserve to be! Which of these cheap travel destinations sounds the most fun to you? Which ones would you pass on?
Feel the need to do something tangible to help with climate/environment? Here are 10 ongoing opportunities local to Mississippi that are totally doable and totally worthwhile! Pearl Riverkeeper Clean Sweep (September) Mississippi DOT Adopt-a-Highway Arbor Day Tree planting (second Friday in February) Christmas Bird Count (December) American Hiking […]