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The New Year holiday brings many traditions, but none perhaps as widely recognized as the resolution. Making New Year’s resolutions is a time-honored tradition in many countries and cultures. As you sit down this month to think of things you’d like to do differently, or new things you’d like to start, don’t forget about resolving to spend a little more time outdoors.
Camping is a great way to take an extended break from your hectic, busy schedule. Unlike other outdoor activities, camping lends itself to experiencing a different perspective of nature because you’re staying through the night. From sunsets and stars to owls and howls, nature’s night life is a completely breath-taking experience.
Last Friday, Canada’s Saskatchewan Party announced a series of tax hikes for its provincial parks. Included in the hike: a $2 increase to the daily camping fee, doubling the reservation service fee to $10, and a new $7 charge when reservations are changed. The fee increases will mean $1.25 million more for government each year, says a local paper in Saskatchewan.
The Star Phoenix says Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP) is calling the increases an “unhappy camper tax.”
Walks Worldwide, an international travel organization specializing in “walking holidays,” has recently added a new, 8-day trip through Transylvania. Known for its natural beauty, medieval architecture, and genuine hospitality, the region is perhaps known best for the folklore that surrounds its rich history.
As the birthplace of Dracula, Transylvania has been host to many myths and legends involving vampires, werewolves, and the like. With Halloween looming closer, what better way to spend it than touring the places where spooky and scary began?
February is Florida’s Hiking Trails month. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection along with the Florida Trail Association is urging Floridians to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act by enjoying the hiking trails in the state this month.
February is considered a good time for Florida residents to promote environmental management by enjoying the outdoors and hiking trails the state has groomed and made available. The groups also hope to promote healthy living and a lifestyle of outdoor activity.