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Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis is a record breaker.

Not only has she hiked the Appalachian Trail multiple times, but she’s also the first woman to be the overall record holder – hiking 2,181 miles in 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes!

She’s hiked thousands of miles all over the world including Mount Kilimanjaro, the Inca Trail in Peru and the Bibbulmun Track in Australia… just to name a few.

But her love of the Appalachian Trail is undeniable and expressed in her hiking memoir Becoming Odyssa.

Listen as Jennifer shares her personal journey hiking the Appalachian Trail in record time in this exclusive interview…

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Larissa Milne Travels the World…

Larissa C. Milne

Everyone’s dreamed about it.

Packing a suitcase, buying a one way ticket and leaving everything behind.

But who really does it?

Try Larissa Milne.

In late 2011 – Larissa and her husband Michael – sold everything, left their jobs and took off to travel around the world for a year… all over the age of 50!

In this interview, Larissa shares the good and bad of long-term travel and what’s next on her plate…

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Independence Day; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Independence Day in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is not just a day full of barbeques, baseball and fireworks. It’s an eleven day carnival celebrating its coveted role as the thrust behind the independence movement, the birthplace of the United States of America and the resolution behind the revolution.

There is no better place to enjoy the patriotic atmosphere and be filled with the pride of being American.Continue

How to Hike the Appalachians Without Falling Over

The great mountain range of eastern North America, the Appalachian Mountains are also one of the oldest – and best – long distance hikes in the world.

It’s also the longest. The Appalachian Trail draws thousands each year, though only a few hundred successfully complete this 2,157 mile (3,473 km) hike. It begins in Springer Mountain, Georgia and crosses 14 states – not to mention eight national forests and two national parks – before ending up in Mount Katahdin, Maine. Continue