Month: January 2021

What Winter Survival Camping Taught Me About Homesteading (Video)

Winter Camping 

As a homesteader who came from the city with zero skills, I fail at homesteading every day. But I’m always trying to learn more and advance. With the craziness of 2020 (plus five females under my roof) and a yearning for adventure, I decided it was time to get out of the house to see if I could survive a cold winter night in January sleeping on the snowy floor of our pine forest — without a tent. I also created a video documenting this adventure below.

I purchased a zero-degree sleeping bag and started my planning and preparing. Most


Banyuwangi sedang naik daun dalam beberapa tahun terakhir. Daerah di ujung timur Pulau Jawa ini sebelumnya dikenal karena Pelabuhan Ketapang-nya yang merupakan titik penyeberangan dari Pulau Jawa ke Pulau Bali, destinasi wisata terpopuler di Indonesia.

Belakangan, keindahan alam tempat-tempat wisata di Banyuwangi pun terangkat juga, membuat daerah ini mulai dilirik sebagai salah satu destinasi wisata ideal untuk liburan.

1.Kawah Ijen

Kawah Ijen bisa dibilang merupakan tempat wisata terpopuler di Banyuwangi bagi wisatawan Indonesia. Terletak di perbatasan Kabupaten Banyuwangi dan Kabupaten Bondowoso, Jawa Timur, Kawah Ijen terkenal bukan saja karena kawah hijaunya yang menawarkan panorama indah, tapi juga pertambangan belerangnya yang …

Vacation Spots Trending as Interest in Second Homes Surges

Affordable Beach TownsAs interest rates have dropped to record-breaking lows and many Americans now find themselves being able to work remotely, there has been a sudden peak in demand for second homes and vacation homes. 

According to research conducted by Point2Homes, second home buyers are looking into purchasing vacation homes at increasingly high levels this year. Demand for vacation homes has now reached a five-year high. 

Point2Homes discovered Google search trends revealing that terms such as “buying a 2nd/second home” and “buying a vacation home” have become more popular over the past few months. The report shows that interest in second

DOT website lists down tourist spots now open for visitors

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 18) — The Tourism Department has launched an online platform listing local destinations that are now accepting visitors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The website contains a list of the Philippines’ regions and provinces, detailing the tourist spots that are already open in their respective areas.

Also indicated in the platform are the health protocols and tourist requirements visitors can expect at each

State: Camping Broke Records in 2020

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The lodge at Pickwick Landing State Park got an $11.7 million renovation this year, making it one of the biggest state parks project across Tennessee. - PICKWICK LANDING STATE PARK/FACEBOOK

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  • The lodge at Pickwick Landing State Park got an $11.7 million renovation this year, making it one of the biggest state parks project across Tennessee.

Tennesseans went camping last year and spent money doing it.

A new report from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) said Tennessee State Parks set camping records, recorded 34.7 million park visits, and had an economic impact of $1/84 billion in 2020. Camping volume at state parks last year recorded