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The Adventuress

The Adventuress is a blog for women with adventurous spirits. It's a source of inspiration, planning, tips, and advice from experienced travelers and outdoor adventurers with the extra flair of being for women and by women only.

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Travel Tips: Surviving Holiday Air Travel

By: Katie Flanagan
December 14th, 2012

If you are leaving on a jet plane this month to spend time with friends or family, then airports are likely a part of your holiday plan. Planning ahead with these five airport travel tips can bring a bit of cheer to your holiday air travel experience, turning long days in airports and airplanes into productive and peaceful periods when in route. 

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Hydration made Easy for Active Vacations or Everyday Living

By: Katie Flanagan
June 14th, 2012

Its summer time and temperatures are rising. So, whether participating in active travel or staying close to home – hiking, biking, walking, or gardening – a well hydrated body will lead to a more pleasant experience. Drinking water regulates body temperature, flushes out toxins, aids in digestion, and balances blood sugar. But if you're like me, there are times that plain water is not enticing. So here are six ways to make meeting your daily water dose more of a treat than a chore on or off the trail.

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Ten Tips for Better Hiking Trips for Women

Ten Tips for Better Hiking Trips for Women

'Ten Tips' is the perfect companion for every female hiker. It offers well-crafted, not-so-obvious tools that hikers of all experience levels can use. From lacing up your boots the first time to thru-hiking a major trail, this piece will make hiking even more enjoyable.

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backpacking tips and trips | hiking | outdoors tips | food and drink

3 snack suggestions for your next adventure trip

By: Marian Marbury
November 14th, 2011

On any adventure trip, you can be sure of one thing - you're going to need some extra snacks to compensate for all that energy you're putting out. There is now a huge market for high energy bars - Power Bars, Clif Bars, Luna Bars etc.  But not only are they expensive, if you read the ingredients for most of them, you might reach the conclusion they are candy bars with extra vitamins and sometimes protein. So here are three lower cost healthier alternatives.

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