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.
We always have hiking poles on the packing list of any hiking trip we offer. Here are the most common questions we get.
In the last post I offered a general list of things I always take on any overseas adventure travel trip. Actually I pack the same items on a trip in the United States, with one exception- Cipro, a broad spectrum antibiotic. While it can be incredibly useful when you know how to use it and you're not close to medical care or you're unfamiliar with the health care system, in general we don't recommend using antibiotics except with the recommendation of a physician.
'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.
At the height of the financial panic, many people pulled all their money out of the stock market and have left it in a money market account ever since. Although they know that with low interest rates their money won't grow, at least they know they won't lose more capital. And after having lost a big chunk suddenly and unexpectedly, their focus has switched from trying to make money to simply not losing it. At least the money feels safe.